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45 Memes That Nail What It’s Like to Be a Teacher

June 27, 2015 by Emily




If you are a teacher in the teaching world, there are some teacher memes that really hit the nail on the head on what it’s like to be a teacher.

45 Memes That Nail What It's Like to Be a Teacher

45 Teacher Memes

 1. When People Say Teaching is an Easy Job

When People Say Teaching is an Easy Job

2. And summer…when teachers can emerge from the darkness.

And summer...when teachers can emerge from the darkness.

3.  The unwritten rule that we are expected to fund our own classrooms.

The unwritten rule that we are expected to fund our own classrooms.

4.  The fact that we need our entire break to catch up on sleep.

The fact that we need our entire break to catch up on sleep.

5.  Classroom Halloween Party is actually a synonym for unorganized chaos.

Classroom Halloween Party is actually a synonym for unorganized chaos.

6.  And when we hear a knock at our classroom door, we can actually hear time slipping out of our hands.

And when we hear a knock at our classroom door, we can actually hear time slipping out of our hands.

 

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7.  Knowing we walk the more steps than a marathon runner, and having to wear shoes with a cardboard-like sole.

Knowing we walk the more steps than a marathon runner, and having to wear shoes with a cardboard-like sole.

8.  That Friday Eve feeling is like nothing else when you are a teacher.

That Friday Eve feeling is like nothing else when you are a teacher.

9.  Any week before a break earns us bragging rights for at least three days.

Any week before a break earns us bragging rights for at least a week.

10.  Our classrooms can change from “tidy” to “cyclone” in a matter of 10 minutes.

Our classrooms can change from "tidy" to "cyclone" in a matter of 10 minutes.

11.  It takes a lot of work to teach our students personal space.

It takes a lot of work to teach our students personal space.

12.  We geek out when we approach any teaching store.

We geek out when we approach any teaching store.

13.  There is nothing worse than another teacher undermining your authority when they don’t know the whole story.

There is nothing worse than another teacher undermining your authority when they don't know the whole story.

14.  Our weekends consist of recharging our batteries so we can function around people come Monday.

Our weekends consist of recharging our batteries so we can function around people.

15.  There is NOTHING worse than getting a “come see me” anything.

There is NOTHING worse than getting a "come see me" anything.

16.  There are always a couple in every bunch.

There's always a couple in every bunch.

17.  Not having any recess issues saves us SO much time when we get back into our classroom.

Not having any recess issues saves us SO much time when we get back into our classroom.

18.  Why did the room of primary students suddenly get quiet without me prompting them to do so?

Why did the room of primary students suddenly get quiet without me prompting them to do so?

19.  We know we did it well if our classroom can run by itself at the end of the year.

We know we did it well if our classroom can run by itself at the end of the year.

20.  When at 7:00 am, the day just took a turn for the worse.

And at 7:00 am, the day just took a turn for the worse.

21.  Everyone in the community has their own idea of what the last week of school is like.

And everyone has their own idea of what the last week of school is like.

22.  Only teachers know the feeling when you just find out there is a sale on TPT.  Load up your carts, people!

Only teachers know the feeling when you just find out there is a sale on TPT. Load up your carts, people!

23.  Teachers are more excited about the break than the kids are.

Teachers are more excited about the break than the kids are.

24.  We have to divide by 3 whenever our husbands ask how much we spent.

We have to divide by 3 whenever our husbands ask how much we spent.

25.  Any other day of the year, bus duty is a hot mess.  The last day of school, it’s the best duty around.

Any other day of the year, bus duty is a hot mess. The last day of school, it's the best duty around.

26.  Seriously, did you just ask me if I wanted to donate for school supplies when I just bought a cart full of school supplies?  They aren’t for me hunny!

Seriously, did you just ask me if I wanted to donate for school supplies when I just bought a cart full of school supplies? They aren't for me hunny!

27.  The first email that goes out is always followed by several other ones throughout the day.

And the first email that goes out is always followed by several other ones throughout the day.

28.  PrioritiesPriorities.

29.  When it comes to the copy machine, there will always be replenishers, and takers.

When it comes to the copy machine, there will always be replenishers, and takers.

30.  This usually happens a lot at the beginning of the year.

This usually happens a lot at the beginning of the year.
31.  Trust us, we know everything.

We know everything.

32.  If you ever want to experience the biggest rush of blood to the face, do a craftivity and wait until your principal walks in.

If you ever want to experience the biggest rush of blood to the face, do a creativity and wait until your principal walks in.

33.  The need for glue sticks in a school is comparable to the need for humans to have oxygen and water.  The need for glue sticks in a school is comparable to the need for humans to have oxygen and water.

34.  I actually think about doing this at least three times a day.

I actually think about doing this at least three times a day.

35.  We all know what your behavior management policy is at home.

We all know what your behavior management policy is at home.

36.  There is no better analogy for the first week of kindergarten.

There is no better analogy for the first week of kindergarten.

37.  We cherish these nights!

We cherish these nights!

38.  In teacher world, the code word for this is file 13.

In teacher world, the code word for this is file 13.

39.  When you spend all day procrastinating to do your lesson plans, sleep doesn’t come easy.

When you spend all day procrastinating to do your lesson plans, sleep doesn't come easy.

40.  Any last day of break can put any of us in a state of shock.

Any last day of break can put any of us in a state of shock.

41.  But the fact that we can get away with yoga pants with a long sweater and boots makes coming back so much easier.

Yoga Pants

42.  Knowing that this is what makes teachers so important.

%22Better teaching never comes from a political mandate...it comes from the heart of a prepared and caring teacher.%22- Robert John Meehan-3

43.  and this.

It takes a big heart to shape little minds.

44.  And this.

A teacher affects eternity: He can never tell where his influence stops.

45.  And finally…this.  <3

One child, one teacher, one box, one pen, can change the world.

Now that you have probably had some really great laughs, be sure to share this for your teacher friends and colleagues! 

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