11 Stories That Prove Teachers Aren’t Paid Enough – For Teacher Appreciation Week!

| Right | May 5, 2021

Dear readers,

It takes a special kind of person to become a teacher. Teachers deal with all kinds of students with varying degrees of ability and enthusiasm, and they do so for long hours and often for little thanks and little compensation.

This week is Teacher Appreciation Week! In honor of this week, reach out to your teachers, past and present, and thank them for all they do! To get you in the spirit, here are twelve stories that show the delightful weirdness teachers put into the world, and the things they put up with!


“Inside” Your Mind – Teachers have an uncanny knack for being everywhere at once.

Failed From The Bottom Of My Heart – A heartfelt bit of honesty.

All My Work Goes Up In Poof – You don’t have these problems with whiteboards, you know.

This Teacher Is Trippin’ – A little sunshine is good for you, inside and out.

Puffed Up With Social Conditioning – I’d shut up, too, to be honest.

Graded A Bee Minus – Nobody tell him.

Got To HAND It To Her – Things get a little nutty in this story.

Stereotype Gripe – BIG appreciation for teachers who don’t put up with racism!

Allow Us To Belch The Song Of Our People – Weird things happen when teachers go toe-to-toe.

Cat Didn’t Just Catch Your Tongue – I love Captain America, but I think this might be an even better action-packed adventure!

An Absolute Teacher Corrupts Absolutely – This is one of the most important lessons a teacher can give you.


We hope you enjoyed this Teacher-themed roundup! Want to send in your own story? Submit your story here!

Some other roundups to check out if you liked this one:

23 Tales That Show How Teachers Do Way More Than Just Teach


10 Sad-But-True Stories That Makes You Wonder What They’re Teaching In School These Days

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