Monte Syrie, a long-time English teacher, wrote up a thread about his student who was struggling to stay awake last week.
“Meg fell asleep in class yesterday. I let her. I didn’t take it personally. She has zero-hour math, farm-girl chores, state-qualifying 4X400 fatigue, adolescent angst, and various other things to deal with. My class is only a part of her life, not her life.