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Bret Turner has been teaching first and second grades for about eight years at the private Head-Royce School in the hills of Oakland, Calif. — although he is about to move on and do something different.

Turner has had some very amusing conversations with his students, which he has shared on his Twitter feed, providing rare moments of pleasure in what is ordinarily a sea of trouble.

Below are some of his tweets from the 2018-2019 school year that highlight the active minds of first-graders. I hope you enjoy them as much as I did.

Turner is also a musician and writer, sourdough baker and self-proclaimed baseball statistics nut. He lives in the San Francisco Bay area and has two young children. Now teaching summer school, Turner is planning to try something other than teaching.

Here are some of his tweets.

This first one refers to the U.S. women’s soccer team winning the World Cup over the team from the Netherlands:

AND A FEW BONUS TURNER TWEETS: