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19 Secrets Teachers Won't Tell You

You bet your ass teachers have favorites.

1. You totally have favorites.

2. And least favorites.

3. There are kids you don't like for literally no reason at all.

4. You're just as scared as students are when you get called to the principal's office.

5. You gossip about students with other teachers.

6. And you laugh at the dumb stuff kids write on assignments.

7. You don't always do your own assigned reading.

8. Movie days are for the days you just don't want to teach.*

9. If you want a kid to get a B in the class, the kid will probably get a B in the class.

10. You totally crush on students' parents.

11. You're just as uncomfortable seeing your students outside of class.

12. You intentionally have hearing problems.

13. Sometimes you curve things because you realize you screwed up and made it too hard.

14. You really do have eyes in the back of your head.

15. You totally DO care what your students think of you.

16. You purposely call on kids who you don't think did their homework.

17. When you say you didn't have time to grade those tests, you were probably doing something fun instead.

18. You scramble to give graded assignments before finals when you realize your students have only been graded on two things all year.

19. And finally, you have a life outside of school.