Give Students a Restart
As a teacher, my new year is really in September, and I always treat it that way, with resolutions to go along with my school supplies. I think most teachers are like that, and students too. However, it is important to give students a “hard reset,” kind of like when you call the IT person because your computer is malfunctioning. As we approach the “second half” of the year with students—the longer half, by the way—let me be your IT person with an obvious answer you just need to hear to try it out: Give students a restart!