A Strong Finish to the Semester

I don’t know about you, but the end of the spring semester seems to be even more draining than was the case in the fall. Maybe it’s the weather finally turning nice (I began to suspect we’d never see the sun again). Maybe it’s the accumulated weight of the whole academic year, as opposed to just August through December. But whatever it is, I tend to reach the last week of spring classes feeling just about brain-dead and with most of my energy reserves long past depleted. In fact, I find the last week of classes in the spring to be my most difficult time as a teacher. Continue reading “A Strong Finish to the Semester”