Wednesday, October 14, 2015
An Embarrassment of Riches
If you notice the tags at the end of my blog posts, you might have seen my "8RE". It's an abbreviation for "8th graders are evil". Because they are.
There is something about that age. 13. Kiddos go a little crazy. Not every kiddo. And it doesn't always hit them at 13. But get 35 thirteen-year-olds in one room, and chaos happens.
8th grade teachers deserve hazard pay.
This past week I covered two days of an 8th grade science class. And the crazy...
Normally, I seek out the best story of a given day and that's what I post on the blog. Some days I have more than one story, so I find the one that I think is funnier and go with it. (Of course, there are some days where nothing blog-worthy happens, and those days don't get posted about at all.)
However, with these groups over those two days, I had a hard time choosing. Really hard. So, I decided not to.
I've had several days of late that haven't made it to the blog at all. The kiddos were on task. Silent, even. I expect this will keep up, at least one day of the week. So, for those days, I'm going to bring out another story from this class. By my estimation, if I post one of these a week, it'll take me until nearly Christmas to get through them all.
You'll know it's one of those classes by the picture at the top and the tag "that 8th grade science class".
I don't know which one I'll start with. Perhaps it should be the one where one of the "good kids" from the math class got into trouble...