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”