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Teacher Sings Drake’s ‘Hotline Bling’ to Let New Students Know She Means Business

She knows when that 'Hotline Bling'

A very hip teacher started the school year off singing a medley of her own versions of pop songs, and they were all ideal for establishing the major classroom don’t’s.

In the video posted to Reddit, the students seemed simultaneously impressed and uncomfortable as she remixed Carrie Underwood’s “Before He Cheats” into a warning against cheating on a test. The teacher, who might as well have been wearing a sign that said “I’m totally down with the youths,” seems great at tapping into what her class is really interested in to make math class more palatable.

The cool kids may have thought the whole affair was an awkwardness factory, but they were going to hear the same stuff seven times anyway. At least this teacher made an effort when she turned Drake’s “Hotline Bling” into an anti-texting jam, singing “I know when that hotline bling, the office gonna get that thing.” Watch below. There’s a disco effect.

An earlier version of this story featured the original video, which has been taken down. Above, see a video with audio altered.

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