(CNN Student News) -- April 7, 2011
Welcome to the CNN Teachers' Lounge, the place where teachers can sound off on issues in education and how to best address them. Each week, we'll post a question and ask for your views. You can respond in the "Soundoff" section below.
Some teachers say that once their students return from Spring Break, the kids are intellectually "checked out" for the rest of the school year. Do you encounter this challenge? If so, what do you do to help focus your students' attention on learning as the school year winds down? Share your tips with your colleagues here.