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23 Signs You Used To Be A Teacher

School may be out, but you're still a teacher at heart.

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5. When people are being rowdy you can silence them with just a look.

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7. Even now you experience the occasional anxiety dream about having hundreds of papers to grade.

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Starting a school year without a single lesson plan? Yeah, you have that dream, too.

8. Whenever you see anything handwritten you feel a compulsion to edit it.

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Actually, you feel this way about all writing.

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9. If anyone needs help with their homework they always come to you.

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10. The mere sight of these elicits a bevy of emotions.

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14. You still take control of group activities.

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16. No matter how long it's been since you were in the classroom, you're still amused by depictions of teachers on TV and in the movies.

17. Your handwriting is on point.

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And people often ask you to write things out for them, especially on chalkboards.

18. When people speak poorly of teachers it makes you "Incredible Hulk" levels of angry.

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"Have you been in the classroom? Do you know what it's like to be in charge of 30 kids at eight in the morning? Have you ever dealt with a nightmare parent?" HOLD ME BACK!

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19. You notice things and think they’d be nice for your classroom.

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That is, if you still had a classroom.

20. You still sort of worry about running into a parent or student when buying alcohol.

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22. You bust out your "teacher voice" from time to time.

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23. And nothing makes you feel as old as seeing how grown up the kids you taught have become.

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But it definitely gives you the feels and makes you proud to know you contributed in some way to the person they are today.

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