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Silly Minutes

What are we doing after math?

A blurted out of nowhere question
begets a blurted out of nowhere response:

Riding ponies and juggling.


I say it so quickly and confidently,
a few students look at me quizically
like it might be true.

I want to ride a unicorn! says one of my favorite boys
If you can find one you can ride it, I assure him.
What are we going to juggle asks one of the girls.
I dunno. Spiral notebooks?

We giggle over a few more ideas.
Then we get back to PEMDAS.

Silly minutes are part of my classroom culture.
The kids need them.

So do I.
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