A Cure for Summer Vertigo: Or, 8 reasons for teachers to avoid listicles until September | Benjamin Doxtdator

A few years ago, Kieran Healy identified the syndrome of Summer Vertigo that I, and many other educators, experience: “At the beginning of the Summer break, teaching is done and it seems like there’s a bunch of free time open for you to tackle, oh, well just about any number of projects.”

The potential to get so much done that always takes the back seat when we are teaching can generate a feeling of hope that quickly turns to dizziness. Just the other day I made a spreadsheet that detailed the ways that I would finally get in shape. Of course, I’ve got the list of what I want to read and…

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