Archive for the ‘John P. Wood’ Category
By Humorist John P. Wood • Jan 1st, 2015
A humorous perspective!
By Humorist John P. Wood • Oct 1st, 2014
Why administrators shouldn't substitute!
By Humorist John P. Wood • Sep 1st, 2014
Remember that old story about the guys in prison who told the same jokes so many times that they had them all memorized? They numbered the jokes, and one guy would yell "17" and everyone would crack up. Then another guy would say "36" and everyone would crack up again. Then another guy would shout "22" and no one would laugh...some people just can't tell a joke. Well, that old story gave this teacher an idea...
By Humorist John P. Wood • Aug 1st, 2011
Teacher-humorist John P. Wood offers another tongue-in-cheek report from the fictional Fuddle River Schools. Any similarity to real schools district is purely scary.
By Humorist John P. Wood • Jul 1st, 2011
The board of Fuddle River Schools met this week to review the proposed new names for the district's athletic teams and mascot. The current name, "The Fuddle River Ferrets" has come under considerable attack for several years for its perceived timidity. Three years ago the name was changed to "The Fuddle River Fighting Ferrets," but many were concerned about the violence the name implied.
By Humorist John P. Wood • Jun 1st, 2011
JP Wood's imaginary Fuddle River School is the source of some good education-related humor. Partake, courtesy of LearningLaffs.com!
By Humorist John P. Wood • May 2nd, 2011
Greetings from Fuddle River Schools. The board met this week to listen to concerns from high school teachers regarding their faculty lounge.
According to the teachers, Principal Batson gave permission to retirement planning consultants to set up …
By Humorist John P. Wood • Apr 1st, 2011
It started with our school and district mission statements. I was told that laminated copies of each needed to adorn the walls of my classroom and that officials from the district office would check to see if I was in or out of compliance...
By Humorist John P. Wood • Mar 1st, 2011
I say the same things to my students so many times on any given day that they know exactly what I am going to say before the first syllable is out of my mouth. So why even bother with the whole statement? Why not save my breath?
By Humorist John P. Wood • Feb 1st, 2011
NEW REALITY-BASED TV PROGRAMS ABOUT SCHOOL!
Study Hall Survivor
Students are isolated in a study hall and they must complete their homework in a timely manner. Those who are less than productive are voted out of the study hall …