Reblogged from GADFLYONTHEWALLBLOG
Make jokes about teachers.
But make them fair. No sucker punches.
And – g*dd*mmit – make them funny!
However, all we got on Saturday Night Live this week during the “Teacher Snow Day” segment were unconvincing lame low blows.
In the rap video parody, we see educators boasting of all the money they’re making for doing nothing, telling their students to “go to Hell,” having sex on school property, using meth they made in the science lab, and bragging that there’s nothing you can do about it because they have tenure so can’t be fired – all while students have the day off because of snow.
Are you freakin’ kidding me?
As a public school teacher of more than a decade, I wasn’t laughing. Nor was I alone. Ratings plummeted yet again from an already dismal viewership. Read more>>