We are one week away from the month of May. Each year at this time we comment on how fast the school year has flown by. There are many lessons in this statement, but for this blog, I’ll focus on an illness that can be dangerous for your teachers and students… spring fever. This time of year can be a true challenge. The sun is out. Students and teachers are thinking about the upcoming summer months. Although summer is a great time to rejuvenate from the year and prepare for the next school year, we can’t quit teaching until the very last day of school. Read below for some tips on how to combat spring fever.
Spring fever has several symptoms. The teacher with spring fever exhibits the following symptoms:
Have you seen any of these types of patients at your school? It’s very difficult to cure someone who already has spring fever; however, there are ways for school leaders to prevent their teachers from getting spring fever.
How do you ensure learning continues until the very end of the school year?
Paula Patterson is a former principal who shares practical points on the principalship.