What a busy season! I was surprised to see that it has been nearly a MONTH since my last update. Things here have been just crazy. Students turned in tons of last minute homework. The rule here is that all homework and book reports are due by 17:00 the day before final exams start. I told my students that once the exams start, I want them to be thinking about the exams and not their homework. I told them that at 17:01, all late homework becomes ZERO. That was a big motivator.
I am happy to say that I got LOTS of homework. Only ONE of my 22 students didn't complete the required reading on time (but she turned it in late, so she'll get credit for that assignment on next term's reading).
Students also spent a lot of time working on final projects. In addition to this, I've been very busy working on the entrance exams for next year. I'm really excited by some of the changes that are coming to our NELP program, but it's all TOP SECRET at the moment, so I can't put it here.
Today, I'll be writing some updates on various things about the NELP program, and I'll try to update a little more often in the future.