High school history teacher and Potterhead. This is where I let my freak flag fly. Formerly tenpointstohufflepuff.

come downstairs & say hello

gitju:

When students plagiarize. From Wikipedia. And they don’t even bother changing the font when they cut and paste from Wikipedia…so it’s super obvious.

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Grading

gitju:

The vague paper with no evidence:

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The all one paragraph paper:

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The oversharing their opinion paper:

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The big margin triple space under word count paper

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The awesome paper that redeems your teaching:

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40. History

hawthornblood141:

A/N: Prompt thanks to MsBinns to celebrate my 200 followers on tumblr (yay!). Fittingly, this is also in celebration of Hermione’s birthday. (also, quick beta-read also by MsBinns, cause I suck at tenses…)


40. History

She’s read countless books. But it never crossed her mind that her name…

(Source: fanfiction.net)

happy birthday hermione (sept 19, 1979)

(Source: i-am-lord-trolldemort, via sugarquillsandfizzingwhizbees)

http://scatter--the--nuns.tumblr.com/post/97917909941/l0kasenna-beau-cul-arcaneescapist

l0kasenna:

beau-cul:

arcaneescapist:

trillgamesh:

jk rowling unilaterally writing that not a single member of slytherin house fought in the battle of hogwarts and instead every single one of them hid like cowards is honestly one of the laziest most flaccid writing decisions…

running-to-inspire:

There will come a point in every race, when you alone will need to decide. You will need to make a choice. How bad do you really want it?

get to know me meme: ten female characters ♦ hermione granger

↳ “Nobody in my family’s magic at all, it was ever such a surprise when I got my letter, but I was ever so pleased, of course, I mean, it’s the very best school of witchcraft there is, I’ve heard - I’ve learned all our course books by heart, of course, I just hope it will be enough.”

(Source: potter-weasley, via ohremus)

thecobaltwolf:

The journey. The battle. The rain. The mud. From start to finish. From the line of 150 to 3rd place. From 0 to 16:23. All the way to a new PR, a medal, and a 1st place team plaque. 

[Video]

(via distancequeen)

Runners be like:

Around other people

Person:: cross country isn't even a real sport

Runner:: FUK OFF MATE RUNNING IS THE REALEST THING ANYONE HAS EVER DONE I WILL LAY DOWN MY LIFE FOR THIS SPORT

On the team

Coach:: mile repeats on the track today at goal pace

Runner:: Everything hurts and running is terrible

074. Dark.

imnotspeakingtoyou:

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Yay! I have a secret soft spot for Fleur. I couldn’t fit too much “war” in here, but I did fit a lot of “Ron” so I hope that’s okay.

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The only time Ron agrees to leave her side at Shell Cottage is when Fleur insists Hermione take a bath to clean the wounds left by the…

catastropheeling-good:

Sometimes I wish I could use animated gifs on students’ papers instead of comments/grades.  For example, the one I am currently grading would warrant

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But the one I graded before was definitely a

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Here’s my problem with this… So everybody is well intention here. But, where was everybody with Greg Hardy back in May? Where was Terry O’Neil? Where was she from the National Organization of Women? They are doing flyovers saying “Fire Goodell” today. Ok, wheres the flyover telling the Panthers to sit down Greg Hardy? … All of these people who thinking getting him [Roger Goodell] now, is going to solve this problem are insane. Mike Lupica on the Sports Reporters Sunday Sept 14, 2014

(Source: jwknapp64)

you-were-just-a-sailors-promise:

subtleromance:

fossilbird:

blondeisawesome:

A wave viewed from underwater

waaa

This is insane

thats like the sky for sea creatures o.o

this reminds me of the beginning of the Neverending Story.

you-were-just-a-sailors-promise:

subtleromance:

fossilbird:

blondeisawesome:

A wave viewed from underwater

waaa

This is insane

thats like the sky for sea creatures o.o

this reminds me of the beginning of the Neverending Story.

(via nothingbecameeverybodysfool)

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