Student A: "Guess who's Ms. [letter]? Not the old lady kind."
Student A: "Duck, duck..."
Student B: "MONGOOSE"
A: “I wanna be down on earth so I can go to Russia.” Me: "Why do you want to go to Russia?" A: "So I can be Chinese! ...Japanese!" B: "They have talking bears." Me: "Where?" Multiple People: "In Russia."
"I can even see the steam while its invisible!"
Student: "Can I wear my claws now?"
Student: "I hear you, *turns to class* she said 'blah, blah blah, bla, blah, blah, blah"Teacher Charlie Brown Moment.
Our worm farm seems to be doing well and the kids are loving it (which is perhaps even more important)!
Pointing to my trailer:
Student: "Remember when I stood outside that window and watched you talk on the phone to your mom while you ate dinner?"
Introduces the Solar System to students. Puts up picture of planets in order from the Sun. Only read the first three planets aloud to the students.
Student A: "Uranus!" Hoard of Students: *snickers* Uranus! *laughter* Uranus! Teacher: Could you explain why that is so funny? Students: *dead silence* Teacher: Okay, then we're done laughing at names of things.Class heads into hallway and Teacher debates stopping students to have them explain why "Uranus" is funny to a coworker. Teacher can't keep a straight face just thinking about bringing it up to another adult. Lets moment pass.
Classroom composting with Red Worms. Day One as an Arctic Worm Farmer.
Student approaching me for help with classwork.
Student A: "Duche!" Me: "What did you say?" Student A: "Nothing" Student B: "Ms. Duche!" Hoard of Students: "Can we call you that? Ms. Duche? Ms. Duche! Duche! Duche! ..." Me: "No."