Mrs. E: The context of "bad" is like the guy in the van with the candy, or bikes, or puppies.
Entire Class: FREE WIFI!
7th grade Boys: No, it’s the guy with the legendary Pokemon!
Summer: How do you say it, peCAN, peCON, or pecan?
Mrs. E: It depends on the region and dialect you’re using. Or if you just want to be fancy with an accent.
(Major discussion and debate ensues.)
Jodie: (5 minutes later) Wait! Guys, they’re not even pecans… they’re walnuts!
Working in education has it's challenges, but it is the face-palm moments that truly make everything worth it. These are the true tales from the classroom that we could not have scripted if we tried.