Course-Break Blues

By Susie Dusang

Susie Dusang

After I finished my seventh course, I breathed a sigh of relief, looking forward to a three week break. The break, thus far, has not been an easy one because I am so used to doing work that I do not know what to do with my time.

I check Blackboard several times daily, expecting to see an announcement from a professor, but I find nothing. I check my Lamar email account for additional information on my program, and I find nothing. I check the Facebook page that the summer group created last year, and I find nothing. To no avail — I am lost.

One would think that with high school end-of-the-year activities such as the awards banquet, prom, next year scheduling, final exams, and graduation, I would have a lot to do. Unfortunately, “end-of-the-year” means a relaxation from the norm or what is expected in the classroom. In a nutshell, I have been showing a plethora of movies and basically maintaining my classroom management skills. Therefore, I keep checking Blackboard and Lamar email. I need help. Hmmmmm...I guess I could start lesson plans for next year...


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