I liked to have some fun from time to time when I taught. I
tried injecting humor at times in my lessons. I also liked to
have fun in school.
Excuse my silly classroom sense of humor.
When a child used to say that his or her “pen
ran out” I would run to the classroom door and say, “Which way did
Whenever a student
called me by another teacher’s name I would address that student
with another name. Inevitably the student would become upset and
then I would state that I am not Mr. ….. Their response would then
When a student would ask me if I had a pen I
would say, “Yes.” and walk away. They would inevitably ask me again
and I would again say, “Yes, “ and walk away. Finally, they would
ask if they could borrow a pen. I was trying to get them to ask
That was the same outfit you wore the day after
yesterday! It took some students a long time to figure this out.
Can I borrow a tissue? My response was,
"No! I do not want it back!"