31 Hilarious Things Only Teachers Will Understand

Many people think that teaching is easy but only teachers know how much hard work, dedication, and patience it takes to be a teacher. It’s one of the few jobs where taking your work home with you is a reality since correcting tests or planning lessons can only be done when students have gone home.

No matter how stressful a teaching day gets, it’s important to sit back and laugh about it. Here are 31 hilarious back to school memes that only teachers will understand! If you like these school memes, don’t forget to check out these other funny teacher memes!

1) If you don’t succeed, try again.

“Oh, you don’t understand? Let me explain it again the exact same way.”

2) Staying up late to grade papers…

31 Hilarious Back To School Memes - Staying up late to grade papers...

Twitter / @_CollegeHumor_

3) THAT kid.

31 Hilarious Back To School Memes - THAT kid.

Twitter / @Btrap897

“When I’m being observed and a kid starts acting out…”

4) Using the force.

31 Hilarious Back To School Memes - Using the force.

Twitter / @misscajou

“If I stare at my screen long enough, maybe my lesson plans will write themselves.”

5) Student blindness.

31 Hilarious Back To School Memes - Student blindness.

Twitter / @TeacherProbs

“Post due date on board. Student: ‘When is this due?'”

6) So much for taking a sick day.

31 Hilarious Back To School Memes - So much for taking a sick day.

Twitter / @Mometrix4Edu

“When you miss a day of school.”

7) Whatever.

“Universal default is 12pt. font, times new roman? 11pt. calibri sounds good.”

8) Need. More. Supplies…And back to school memes.

31 Hilarious Back To School Memes - Need. More. Supplies.

Twitter / @Mometrix4Edu

“Teaching: The only profession where you steal supplies from home and bring them to work.”

9) A reminder for new teachers.

“Welcome to teaching! Where the salaries are low and everything is your fault.”

10) It never ends.

“I’m done with all my grading aanndd I have another stack of papers to grade.”

11) The gift that keeps on giving.

31 Hilarious Back To School Memes - The gift that keeps on giving.

Twitter / @ktlong92

“You get a cold! And you get a cold! And you get a cold! Everyone gets a cold!”

12) Just 5 more minutes…

31 Hilarious Back To School Memes - Just 5 more minutes...

Twitter / @TeacherProbs

“Me at work: I’m gonna grab a stack of papers to grade on the couch at home. Me at home.”

13) It’s not as easy as it sounds.

31 Hilarious Back To School Memes - It's not as easy as it sounds.

Twitter / @HSTeachProbs

“When trying to switch kids around on a seating chart without causing more problems.”

14) Yaaasss!

“Went to the copy room. No line!”

15) Short attention spans.

“Spend fifteen minutes giving instructions. Start activity, pause two minutes later to explain them again.”

16) Don’t forget your name.

“If you want the grade you shoulda put ya name on it.”

17) EVERY teacher will hear this one…

31 Hilarious Back To School Memes - EVERY teacher will hear this one...

Twitter / @Thembinkosi

“But teacher!!!! He was also talking!!!!”

18) Patience.

“Teachers be like “I’m just gonna wait til it’s quiet…””

19) Getting the most out of it.

31 Hilarious Back To School Memes - Getting the most out of it.

Twitter / @teachermemoirs

“Every teacher knows this kid.”

20) Send to the junk mail folder?

“When you open your email and there’s one from *that* parent.”

21) I feel your pain.

31 Hilarious Back To School Memes - I feel your pain.

Twitter / @DeathByTeaching

“My face after I just finish giving directions and a student asks me what to do.”

22) Where did they go?

31 Hilarious Back To School Memes - Where did they go?

Twitter / @Adopt_classroom

“Number of pencils I’ve purchased this year: 9,782. Number of pencils currently found in my classroom: .5”

23) SHHHH!

31 Hilarious Back To School Memes - SHHHH!

Twitter / @Andru_Loyd

“When the loudest sound in the room is the kid saying “SHHHHH!””

24) That looks about right.

“There is no tired like end of year teacher tired.”

25) Not stressful at all!

31 Hilarious Back To School Memes - Not stressful at all!

Twitter / @markcoziahr

“Who says teaching is stressful? I’m 39, and I feel great!”

26) Love that feeling.

“This is how teachers feel during the summer when their friends have work the next day.”

27) No running in the hallways.

31 Hilarious Back To School Memes - No running in the hallways.

Twitter / @NDBDL

“When you’re at the copy machine and you realize your students’ lunch ended 3 minutes ago.”

28) It’s just one of those days.

31 Hilarious Back To School Memes - It's just one of those days.

Twitter / @pakalupapito

“I can’t decide if I need an XL coffee, a hug, 8 shots of vodka, 826 chicken nuggets, or 2 months of sleep.”

29) There are more of you?

31 Hilarious Back To School Memes - There are more of you?

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“You have younger siblings? That’s great.”

30) Before and after.

31 Hilarious Back To School Memes - Before and after.

Twitter / @teachermemoirs

“Teachers in August. Teachers in May.”

31) That moment you realize it’s time to teach again.

“But..But..I don’t wanna go back to school.”

Goodbye summer vacation and back to school memes, it’s been a slice.

H/t: BuzzFeed

Going back to school can be a stressful time for teachers, students, and even parents. But once that first day of school is over, stress turns into excitement for the new school year.

Please share these hilarious back to school memes that only teachers will understand with your friends and family.

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