No good nickname

Anyone in education knows that being clever is an necessity. You may not be smarter than you students in a lot of things, but through your years in teaching you will certainly develop a very sophisticated bullcrap meter that will save you from having your students pull the wool over your eyes. Check out the latest comic … Continue reading No good nickname

Teaching more than content

This comic is based upon a story submitted by a friend and colleague of mine. It demonstrates that at some point in your career as an educator, you will inevitably be faced with delicate and decisive moments where what you need to teach goes far beyond the content of your class, and is far more … Continue reading Teaching more than content

Mrs. Dillingham’s Lab Disaster

Check out this teacher story and cartoon about why teaching about safety in your classroom, no matter how seemingly innocent or safe the activity you have planned is, is always a good idea. I'm still collecting teacher stories for the next 180Dayz book, submit yours now and get a free 180Dayz School Year Calendar!   … Continue reading Mrs. Dillingham’s Lab Disaster

Sara Starts Over

Here's a first year teacher story and comic about how it's never too late to start things over with your class. Submit your story and get a free 180Dayz calendar. Check here for details as to what I'm looking for: My first year I was hired to teach 6th grade at a charter school in … Continue reading Sara Starts Over

Film Fiasco

This week features another 1st year teacher story and comic for your enjoyment. Keep them coming! Share yours with and get a chance to become famous and score a free 180Dayz Calendar! “My students had just spent nearly three straight hours taking a standardized test. I knew that when they walked into my classroom they … Continue reading Film Fiasco

I see your true colors…

Well, September is all but a distant memory, and so are the little angels that once graced our classrooms as we watch them transform now that the honeymoon period is over. Those of you with the 180Dayz Calendar will recognize this cartoon. What a free calendar? Submit your first year teacher story to 180 Dayz … Continue reading I see your true colors…