11109273_10152967767873036_5822644770365828990_nMonica Flint is an English teacher and yearbook adviser in Phoenix, Arizona. She has over twelve years in the classroom and is passionate about making teaching — and learning — fun. She is most passionate about reading, writing, creating amazing yearbooks, technology, and her students.

Ms. Flint is also a mother to two wonderful children, and she understands what it’s like to be sitting on the other side of the parent-teacher conference table. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, crafting, cooking, and traveling.

My Top Five Facts:

  1. I love coffee. You can read about that here.
  2. My own kids are 15 and 7. That’s a big age gap, but they get along.
  3. I’m a Packers fan, born and raised in Wisconsin.
  4. I love to wear nerdy English teacher shirts to work.
    nerd life
  5. My favorite color is orange. I used to hate orange. I think I picked it up after I turned 40 and started using reading glasses.


  1. Hi, Monica! I am a music and piano teacher from Romania, just wanted to let you know how much I enjoy your blog and your witty insights. It’s nice to meet a fellow teacher with similar “inner experiences” who also manages to put a fun spin on things.


    1. Hi, Iona! Thank you for stopping buy! I’m super curious about the differences in the education systems between the U.S. and Romania. Of course, I do think children and children, no matter where they live. 🙂

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      1. Why? Let’s focus on what we have in common: lack of efficiency, teachers struggling to make it work, bad salaries and lots of paperwork 🙂 You gotta love teaching!


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