We have all seen the memes and gifs circulating social media lately about trying to survive the month of December in the classroom, and we wholeheartedly agree! December can be one of the craziest, busiest, and tiresome times in education. Between holiday crafts, parties and programs, the excitement of the students paired with the exhaustion of the teachers, it can make for one very hectic month. Oh, and did we forget that we are in year three of pandemic teaching? It’s enough to make us overwhelmed at the thought of it. So, here are 5 survival tips for December in the classroom.