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What Do Teachers Actually Do During Their Summer "Vacations"?

Teachers are so good, we don't deserve them!

Teachers really are real-life superheroes, and that doesn't change once ~summer vacation~ comes around.

When you're a super hero all week and want to do absolutely nothing on the weekend #teacherlife

In fact, for many teachers trying to make ends meet, "summer break" is anything but relaxing.

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Spoiler alert: most teachers aren't just laying around on the beach all summer!

Maybe you spend your whole summer "off" making classroom decorations from scratch using your own personal money.

Or maybe you work your butt off as a bartender/tutor/babysitter just to be able to afford your rent.

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Teachers are grossly underpaid and this is the hill we all will die on!

Or perhaps you spend the majority of your ~time off~ making detailed, innovative lesson plans and setting yourself up for success in the coming school year.

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Or heck, maybe you're spending the summer parenting your own children, driving them to and from their sports, making them three meals a day, and just waiting for them to go down for a nap โ€” the grind really never does stop!


We know you all go above and beyond the call of duty and want to make sure you're appreciated! Tell us what you actually do during your summer "vacation" via the DropBox below and your response could be featured in a future BuzzFeed Community post or video!

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*Extra bonus points if you include pictures!

Side note: There's nothing wrong with teachers actually taking time to destress and relax during summer break. It's what ๐Ÿ‘ they ๐Ÿ‘ deserve๐Ÿ‘!

If you're spending your summers laying by the pool with a margarita in hand then we 100% support you!