15 Ways Teachers Define Summer

With New York and New Jersey schools ending this week, summer has officially reached classrooms across the country! To spearhead festivities across the country, we wanted to celebrate summer and acknowledge what it means — truly means — for teachers. Thank you to all the educators who shared their thoughts and funnies with us and helped us make this blog post happen!

#SummerIs…

1. Pure bliss

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2. Relaxation

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3. Recharging

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4. Celebrating

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5. Time for camp!

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Some camps, like Camp Phoenix in Oakland, California, focus on creating the joyful camp atmosphere while also working to prevent Summer Learning Loss (SLL). Learn more at thecampphoenix.org!

6. Time to reboot

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7. Time to sharpen the saw

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The ‘Sharpen the Saw’ concept comes from Covey’s book, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. For more info, click here!

8. Catching up on reading!

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9. The reason I teach…

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10. Planning and getting ahead!

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11. A time to explore! (PBL? Edcite?)

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12. An opportunity to reflect, revitalize and reinvent

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13. The beginning of next year

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14. A chance to gather momentum for the journey ahead

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15. Having fun!

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~ We hope you enjoy your summer break! You deserve it. ~

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