I am a talented procrastinator

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  1. Pisces_Fish

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    I've been out of school (my GT certification classes) for nearly a week now and I've not even looked at the last 2 assignments that are due...tomorrow.

    Guess I should get started, huh? :)
     
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    If you truly are a skilled procrastinator, you would wait until at least early evening to begin :p
     
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    That's a whole 24 hours away!! :)
     
  5. TeacherNY

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    Well, depending on what time your class is...you could just start it tomorrow ;)

    I'm not the Queen of Procrastination, mind you. I'm the Goddess!
     
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    I have a paper upstairs waiting to be written....
     
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    I'm always glad to hear that I'm not alone.
     
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    I have my math book on the kitchen table, opened up to my homework page. Homework is only 3/4 completed. I could have gotten it all done yesterday but after working diligently for 15 minutes I decided that I should make some tea. Then, while I drank my tea I watched a movie on Netflix. Then, after all that tea I had to go use the bathroom so of course I decided that I needed to clean the bathroom. After that, I had to make dinner, eat dinner, clean up after dinner. Then I watched another movie on Netflix, played on the computer, went to bed. My book is exactly where I left it just waiting for me to STOP PROCRASTINATING!!!
     
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    Been an hour, still haven't started :lol:
     
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    There are 23 more where that came from..
     
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    LOL I'm sitting in my classroom surrounded by mess, chaos, and confusion. I'm limited on how long I have to work in here because they'll be working on the floors in the hallway. Yet I seem to be getting much more done on here than in the room! :D There's always tomorrow to work on it.
     
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    Why is it that most teachers I know work so much better on a tight deadline?
     
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    :yeahthat:
     
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    paper....1/2 written....decided to do it the old fashioned way and write it out with pen and paper!!:p
     
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    And why are we the same ones who hate it when our students are the same way? :rolleyes:

    I actually talk to my students quite a bit about my tendancy to procrastinate and the stress it can cause. I also point out that although I am often completing things like report cards at the last minute, I never miss a dead-line.
     
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    I have so much due Friday and I'm struggling getting motivation to start tonight (a few days away) because well...I'm tired and it isn't due tomorrow but I know I must. Sigh. Give me kick!
     
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    What's due? What's it for?

    Oh, and :kick:
     
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    I have a NCLB position paper to write, two research papers to write, a group project, 10 ASL videos to make and some materials for center activities. (Grad school).
     
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    That's how I got through college. Wasn't it Mark Twain who said "don't put it off until tomorrow, when you can put it off until the day after tomorrow". I work much better under pressure!

    And yes, I am that teacher who when the kids ask if they can finish it tomorrow-my answer if always no! Oh the hypocrisy! :whistle:
     
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    Girlie, I feel your pain! That sounds similar to my boat about 6 weeks ago when I was finishing up one of my grad classes. :hugs:
     
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    Oh. My. Gosh.

    Whip out the vuvuzelas, I'm done with BOTH papers! I thought I had until tomorrow, but then I found out I had until 9 tonight to submit them. That got a fire under my butt quite nicely :)

    This means I am officially done with my G&T courses! Celebrate with me!! :celebrate:
     
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    Hooray!!!!! (There's nothing like a panic deadline to help get things done!)
     
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    I'm on a panic deadline but I am so worn out to have proper motivation. Geez, I'm tired.
     

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