One of my ingenious 4th grade students admitted that he had trouble falling asleep. I asked him what he did to combat his insomnia.

He replied:
“Sometimes I like to pretend that I am not really sleeping, but teleporting to the next day.”

He went on to say that he closes his eyes and tells himself when he opens them again, it will magically be tomorrow.


I decided to design my own personal teleportation device to visualize when I have insomnia. Here it is: