This TikTok Teacher Hilariously Nails the Differences Between Teaching Elementary, Middle, and High School

Field trips are a whole different ball game depending on if you’re teaching kindergarteners or seventh graders.

TikTok teacher @educatorandrea talking about the differences between teaching elementary, middle, and high school

TikTok content creator and high school teacher @educatorandrea is a force of nature. In her videos, she nails example after example of what a teacher might say to elementary, middle, and high school students in different situations.

If you’ve ever thought about teaching a different age range of kids and laughingly decided “I could never,” her content is for you.

Here are some of our favorites:

Field Trips, Part 1

“What do you mean the tiger is ‘mid’?”


Back problems can be a real issue. @SanDiegoZooSafari #teachertok #teacherlife #teachersoftiktok


♬ original sound – Andrea

Field Trips, Part 2

“Don’t bring your vapes. There’s drug-sniffing dogs at the entrance … I hear.”


🐢😮‍💨✨ #fyp #teacherlife #teachertok #teachersoftiktok

♬ original sound – Andrea

Classroom Crushes and Germs

“I know you’re in love, but your love is so gross.”


Just germs and love all the way through #fyp #teacherlife #teachertok #teachersoftiktok

♬ original sound – Andrea

Classroom Procedures

“This is child labor? Don’t be ridiculous, child laborers get paid.”


Elementary is a magical place and I could never. #fyp #teacherlife #teachertok #teachersoftiktok

♬ original sound – Andrea

Teachers Before a Break

“I am for reals. But please don’t call me ‘bruh.'”



♬ original sound – Andrea

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TikTok teacher @educatorandrea is serving up hilarious takes on the differences between teaching elementary, middle, and high school.