I was teaching a double period today in a classroom with big internal windows looking out onto a corridor. The bell went for the end of the first period. My class was busily writing a story so they were silent. I was playing freecell doing important teacher work on the computer when I saw something out of the corner of my eye.
I looked towards the window, and there were Norby and Connor from my year 9 English class, obviously on their way from one class to another. They were waving at me and grinning like freaks. I waved back, then Norby gave a sign to me… a wave of the hand meaning “watch this.”
He turned, moving across the window as if he was on an escalator, steadily disappearing from view. The class and I appreciated it very much. He bobbed up, smiling, and received raptuous applause. He bowed and continued on to class.
I like my job. You never know what’s going to happen next.