There's been a lot of talk of an upcoming snowstorm in the DC area over the last 24 hours. This snow day-starved teacher is trying her best to not get wrapped up in the hype.
I gotta tell you that's really
hard when a few of my colleagues are continually texting me the latest weather
updates. At one point yesterday the science teacher ran into my classroom
to show me the latest weather reports on her iPad. My English students
got excited real quick.
I tried my best to quell the
excitement by pleading with them- "It won't happen if we keep talking
I'm superstitious in that
respect. As long as I've been teaching I've learned to never count on a
snow day. I always make sure that my room is ready for the next day, no
matter what the forecast says.
My sixth graders have other
plans. They'll be wearing their pajamas inside out and flushing ice cubes
down the toilet.
I hope their plans work.
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