Never Have I Ever: Teacher Edition

What’s your score?

Never Have I Ever: Teacher Edition

Oh hey, we turned some of our favorite recent #teacherlife posts on Instagram into a game of Never Have I Ever. What’s your score?

1. Never have I ever …

SCHOOL’S OUT FOR SUMMER! 🎉✨

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… cleaned out my classroom in under 12 minutes on the last day of school. It’s summer, baby!

2. Never have I ever …

… had a student bring me bouquets of dandelions after recess. So sweet!

3. Never have I ever …

… felt pure joy and giddiness over my own new school supplies. Flair Pens! Sharpies! Highlighters! Post-Its! Swoon!

4. Never have I ever …

… had to use the EpiPen. Teachers are trained to use it, and every one of them hopes they never need to.

5. Never have I ever …

… stood by an open window or doorway in my classroom to get a break from the aroma of 20+ sets of armpits and feet. And let’s not even get into the farts.

6. Never have I ever …

… been slightly freaked out by a student based on the personal items they brought to school.

7. Never have I ever …

… spent an inordinate amount of time on classroom decorations.

8. Never have I ever …

… tried to come up with a way to work movies or outdoor play into a day’s lesson plans because all the brains in the room need a break, mine included.

9. Never have I ever …

… wished I could bring the laminating machine home with me.

10. Never have I ever …

… totally killed it without a lesson plan.

11. Never have I ever …

… counted the kids’ movement time as my own personal exercise session.

12. Never have I ever …

… had moments when teaching felt like it required covert operations and a battle-ready mentality.

13. Never have I ever …

… shoved a bunch of classroom supplies into a random closet until it overflowed.

14. Never have I ever …

Real teacher life #reality #teacherlife #lastdayofschool

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… self-medicated to survive the day.

15. Never have I ever …

… stressed out and Pinterested until dawn trying to come up with new, cute classroom ideas.

16. Never have I ever …

… had a moment when I thought I was for sure the coolest teacher on the planet.

17. Never have I ever …

Sortie de fin d’année! #teacherlife #findanneescolaire #megacomplexesportif

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… wanted to sit way in the back of the bus during field trips and gossip with my work BFF, just like we were a couple of teenagers.

18. Never have I ever …

… planned to spend the summer reading all the books and only gotten through four.

19. Never have I ever …

… felt a 20-ton weight lifted off my shoulders after completing report cards.

20. Never have I ever …

… played with the classroom Play-Doh without the students in the room. And definitely not ever with a fresh batch.

21. Never have I ever …

… had to Shut. It. Down. to remind my students of respect and boundaries.

22. Never have I ever …

… wanted to throw the pencil sharpener out the window.

23. Never have I ever …

That was a lot of lego #indoorrecess #grade1

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… dreaded indoor recess.

24. Never have I ever …

… tried really, really hard not to catch all the sickness floating around the classroom.

25. Never have I ever …

#backtoschool #teacherinservice #teachersofinstagram

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… spent an entire in-service day daydreaming about all the planning I could be doing.

26. Never have I ever …

… wondered what black hole my books have fallen into.

27. Never have I ever …

Through the eyes of babes…. 😂 🎨 #teacherlife

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… been unsure of how to react when I realized how my students saw me.

28. Never have I ever …

… demonstrated that organizing is a legit hobby.

29. Never have I ever …

… had more fun than the students.

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Never Have I Ever: Teacher Edition

Posted by Elizabeth Russell

I'm a freelance writer and mom to two (usually) awesome kiddos. Raised by a teacher and married to a principal, all things education have a special place in my heart.

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