In Praise of Teachers Who Game (and All Other Geeky Teachers)

The Geeky Teacher movement has launched! Thank a Geeky Teacher today and, if you are one, please join our group.

Grey Havens YA

It is no secret that, at Grey Havens YA and the Grey Havens Group, we love teachers, but we have to confess that our greatest affinity is for the teachers who also call themselves geeks. We love the teachers who use their own precious time to run a D&D or Magic: The Gathering club at school, who create word problems that utilize sickles, galleons and knuts or teach the science of Doctor Who, the ones who teach Shakespeare and Ray Bradbury, the ones who know without a doubt that teaching is their superpower. We just get you, geeky teachers. In fact, we are here, happy and confident in our geekiness, because of you!

At the end of every Grey Havens YA meeting, we share our “fandom moments” from the week. Again and again, the names of beloved geeky teachers come up. On Saturday, April 11, one of those…

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