*(doughnut holes from Tim Hortons in Ontario)
* The girl who hasn't been showing up in my first period class for the last 2 months? Her father is dying, she's not living at home, money's tight, she's just trying to get by. I finally saw her today, and she's as good as can be expected and is on the right track to graduate. Her counselor nicely dropped her from my class so she won't suffer the GPA nosedive.
* If you're listing 3 things to your class, and you hold up your index, middle, and ring fingers. Make sure not to check off the 1st and last items by bringing down the corresponding fingers.
* Sometimes all a student needs is a wee bit more one-on-one attention, and they FINALLY get how to add fractions.
* Even seniors like to sing goofy songs about fractions (to the jingle bells tune) in class.