Since I work at a Jewish school, our Spring Break is timed with Passover. We have two weeks off this year. I think it is because a lot of our students go out of town to observe Passover. I am definitely not complaining. I need the time to re-energize. It is so nice to have the luxury of time to waste. I have actually even been playing video games!
I do have to grade some papers — it seems like English teachers never get out of that one, do they? — and one of my co-workers pointed out that I created a sense of enslavement for myself when this holiday is about freedom from slavery. At any rate, my Writing Seminar’s research paper first drafts must be graded before we go back so they can get started on the final drafts.
I also want to finish my reading project: Understanding by Design Professional Development Workbook. In my personal blog, I often review books I read. The fact that I don’t have
many any book reviews here indicates to me that I should probably be doing more professional reading. When I finish my professional books, I’ll review them here.
On the other hand, it is Spring Break. And a huge part of me wants to waste it playing video games.