6 Words That Drive Me Nuts!
Ain't Nobody Got Time For That!
This is funny in some situations, like this one...
But in all seriousness, saying "I don't have time for that!" can be a rude thing to say to someone.
In the book Teach Like A Pirate, Dave Burgess talks about the phrase "You are lucky, you are creative!" He goes on to explain why that makes me so angry. It's actually a very funny part of the book, because I can totally relate!
🇮 🇩🇴🇳'🇹 🇭🇦🇻🇪 🇹🇮🇲🇪 🇫🇴🇷 🇹🇭🇦🇹! is the phrase that sets me off! The other day I was super excited about an idea I found on Twitter and couldn't wait to share with another educator (less "connected" than I am). I thought the response would be, "That's awesome!" or "Thanks for sharing!" or even, "I might need to try that." Something besides, "I don't have time for Twitter!"
It crushes me, makes me mad, and makes me sad all at the same time.
All I could think of is... 🇮 🇲🇦🇰🇪 🇹🇮🇲🇪 🇫🇴🇷 🇮🇹!
Jill A. Hostetler
6/30/2019 05:34:15 pm
Excuse me, I'm coming up on your empty soapbox for a second.
7/1/2019 11:25:53 am
I have several other non-favorite 6 words as well as your classic, "ain't nobody got time for that." Among them are:
7/1/2019 01:31:18 pm
I love this!!!! I could not agree more. Time is the same for everyone. You decide what you want to prioritize and make time for. It is important to always be looking at what you are doing with your time...because that shows you what you value. When my kids were little I always thought... I will wait until I have more time one day. Now, I realize that I have the same amount of time.
7/7/2019 11:51:37 am
Yes! That drives me crazy as well! Especially if it is often said by the person who has not done any PD outside of school in a RALLY long time! They really don't know what they are missing!
12/19/2019 08:00:34 am
I couldn't agree with you more. As educators, we NEED to have time for that because students deserve OUR BEST, not an excuse.
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