The second week in May is always an odd time of year for me. With the administration of the AP exam behind me, the whole purpose of the majority of my teaching for the year has passed, and I am left to reflect. It’s this same time of year that I see my ex-colleagues across the pond, feverishly cranking UP the heat in precise contrast to my winding down. In one way, I envy them. They have so much more to work for, and in a totally different (and in my opinion superior) system, but they are also under far more pressure than I am.
One of those ex-colleagues (I use the term loosely), is…
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