Wow, the school year has gone by fast, and it’s time to start thinking about how to end it well.
I’ve written and/or published a number of related resources over the years, and thought it was time to bring them all together — for your benefit and for mine.
Feel free to leave suggestions for additions in the comments section.
Ideas for English-Language Learners | Celebrating the End of the School Year is a piece I co-wrote for The New York Times Learning Network a couple of years ago.
Ideas for E.L.L.s | Celebrating the End of the School Year is Part Two topic of that New York Times post.
This New York Times interactive for ELLs is about reflecting back on the school year. Student read about the importance of reflecting on their feelings, choose the correct definition of three words, and write about their best moment in class during the year.
Here is a two-part series over at my Education Week Teacher column:
This post offers suggestions from two exceptional teacher authors: Roxanna Elden and Donalyn Miller.
This piece includes responses from three great educators: Chris Wejr, Alice Mercer and Bill Ivey.
End-of-Year Learning Can Be Meaningful & Fun appeared at Middleweb.
How to End the School Year Right is by Justin Minkel at Ed Week.