Teacher Problems

September vs. May

It’s May and we’re out of…

–Markers that work, except yellow.  We have lots of yellow.

–Pencils, but this isn’t new.  We’ve been out of pencils since March.

–Pages in our science notebooks.  Now we just tape pages in at the back as we go.

–Toner in our classroom printer.  All the pages print with faded gray fonts and words too faint to see in some places.  It’s kind of fun guessing what we think the author wrote, isn’t it?

–Construction paper, except yellow and brown.

–Staplers that work like they should.  The green one is missing the bottom and only works on walls and the black one jams more often than it staples.

–And…

5th Grade Teacher Humor #teacherproblems from The Pensive Sloth

That’s right.  We’re completely out of tissues (and it’s allergy season in Texas).  This is my low-cost solution.

Luckily, we’ve still got plenty of books to read.  I’m kind of a book-a-holic.

–The Pensive Sloth