For educators, the summer months represent a time to focus on self-care and to make preparations in advance of the next school year. In an article for edCircuit, a few Windward faculty members offered their perspectives on how fellow teachers and students can utilize the summer to set themselves on a path for success for returning to school. Westchester Middle School Teacher Dina DiGiacomo, Westchester Middle School Teacher Karen Ralph, and Westchester Lower School Teacher Jessica Sorna shared their thoughts to the following questions:
- How can teachers use the summer break to prepare for the new school year?
- What is your advice for educators to practice self-care and focus on personal wellness over the summer months?
- What is your perspective on student learning over the summer, particularly in light of the ways the pandemic has disrupted the typical school rouintes?
Read the insightful responses on edCircuit here.