Podcast: Dr. Christopher Perrin - On Finishing the School Year Strong
The end of the school year can be tough, a slog. For many of us, this is the time of the year when we're faced with students who are ready for summer vacation and therefore who are, in many cases, unmotivated. In our experience, most high school seniors have had one foot out the door for months, and the rest of the kids are just tired of working hard and want to swim and sleep and watch TV. Some of them even want to just read the books they want to read! But it's also a time when we, as teachers, are tired.
Dr. Christopher Perrin, our good friend from Classical Academic Press, is here to discuss this, to help us identify ways to engage and motivate half-interested students at the end of the school year, when the end is in sight but the time between now and then seems so far away. When Pinterest looks more interesting than that stack of papers and a nice leisurely stroll sounds better than another Latin lesson.