There is something special about those first few days after a great conference, and it’s not the jet lag. It is time to reevaluate. If you are anything like me, you know that mix of feelings and emotions that surge through your body as you prepare to re-embark on the rest of your semester armed with new strategies to get your students interested, engaged, and involved. It can feel like the first day of term all over again, but without the nerves or the sad feeling of loss for our vacation time. If anything, the post-conference surge we feel is that we are now closer to the finish line, and we are going to make these last few weeks count; they will be even more powerful and engaging.
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