I also don't care what my students think. If they think I'm a total spaz, that's fine. Luckily, it has helped more than hurt.
My most recent outbreak is a new dance a seventh grader taught me.
"Have you heard of the Bearnie?" she asked.
"No, what's that?" I asked.
She got up and performed it for me.
Which was inspired by...
So now, every second period, the Bernie is performed.
And yes, they will perform better on ISTEP+ because of this.