TeacherScape – A Game of Strategy and Broken Dreams

Create a World of Epic Learning!

The Battle against ignorance is set to begin!

Objective: Educate students and reach retirement without suffering burnout or loss of hope for the next generation

Battlefield: Your Public High School

Ready to begin? Select a game figure:

cartoon english teacherEnglish Teacher
Strength: Knows proper use of semicolons
Weakness: Dead white guys
Weapon of choice: Biting Sarcasm


drawing of history buffSocial Studies Teacher
Strength: Has seen it all before
Weakness: Has seen it all before
Weapon of choice: Weary Resignation


drawing of math teacherMath Teacher
Strength: Duh. They know Math.
Weakness: Awkward social interactions
Weapon of choice: Rightful Arrogance


drawing of dreamy language teacherWorld Language Teacher
Strength: Can swear in eight languages
Weakness: Forgets what country they’re currently living in
Weapon of choice: Extreme Tolerance


drawing of art teacherArt Teacher
Strength: Can make likenesses out of dirt
Weakness: Did too many drugs in college
Weapon of choice: Quirky Instability


drawing of science teacherScience Teacher
Strength: Has enough chemicals to blow up entire city
Weakness: Forgot where they put the chemicals
Weapon of choice: Cool Objectivity

Point System

Students hand work in on time: 3 points
Answer 20 emails during staff meeting: 5 points
Entire class scores Proficient on standardized test: 10 points
Dodge training session for “new” program: 15 points
Go whole day without a student falling asleep: 20 points
Voted favorite teacher by senior class: Automatic win – Game over!

Good luck, and may the best (or most persistent) teacher win!

–Illustrations by R.J.H.

Author: CJ Hartwell

After spending most of her life in Phoenix, Arizona, CJ Hartwell moved to the middle of Minnesota. Is she nuts? Probably. For updates on her sanity, click on the link to follow by email.

13 thoughts on “TeacherScape – A Game of Strategy and Broken Dreams”

  1. Very cute. I think I’d be the World Language Teacher but, as one of my assumed default characteristics, I would be opposed to competitions and could not participate, thereby losing before I started. Hmm. Maybe I’d best review the list again…

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