The end of the school year has arrived! Congratulations on surviving to the end of a very challenging year.
Before you lock your classroom door for the last time, there are three things you should do to officially “end” the 2021-22 school year.
Not only will these quick tasks help you put this year behind you, they will also put you in a GREAT position for the 2022-23 school year when you return after summer vacation.
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Clean up your digital clutter
As a science teacher, I would spend 2-3 days cleaning up and organizing my physical classroom before I left for summer vacation:
- Empty the turtle tank
- Get rid of broken lab equipment
- Lock up the microscopes
- Inventory textbooks
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There are a few digital tasks that should be added to your classroom clean up list as well:
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Now you can enjoy your summer vacation with the peace of mind that comes from knowing that everything is under control!
When you return to the classroom in the fall, you can start the new school year without needing to deal with last school year!