Entries related to: teacher-wellness

5 Summer Self-Care Tips for Teachers

Join Susan Lubar and Teaching Channel at a free webinar series this summer to explore how...

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Teaching Channel Talks 39: The Myths of Mindfulness

After the chaos of this school year, many educators are feeling worn down, exhausted, or even...

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What Thrifting Taught Me About Money

I used to be terrible with money. I struggled with the credit card debt I began accruing in...

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Strategies for Prioritizing Self-Care This Year

It was 1 am on a school night, and I was still grading student essays. I’d skipped doing any...

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3 Secrets from a Stylist to Present Your Best Self Online

Teaching online comes with lots of opportunities and challenges, most of which you’ve probably...

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3 Meaningful SEL Check-Ins for Students and Ourselves

As we move through back-to-school mode, it’s mission critical that we remember to check in with...

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Focusing on Students' Health

The overall wellbeing of a child can make or break their academic success. While there are many...

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Making the Most of It: Teacher-Parent Life at Home

When our governor mandated school closures a couple of weeks ago, every fiber of my teacher...

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Six Ways to Support Your Students During Isolation

A month ago, you might have been thinking about prepping your classroom for testing season. Now,...

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Portable Practices for Promoting Self Care

There is an old story by Loren Eiseley about a person walking along a beach picking up starfish...

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How Cutting My Home Internet Access Saved My Teaching Career

When I started teaching 17 years ago, I began collecting tote bags. Fabric bags, plastic bags —...

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Real Ways School Leaders Can Build Morale and Reduce Stress in Schools

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Five Worthwhile Risks for New Teachers

The concept seems contradictory, right? You’ve been trained to keep your head down, do your...

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How to Keep Going Even When You Feel Like You Can’t

Making Teaching More Manageable

We all have days (or weeks, or months) when we feel like we...

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The Adolescent Brain: A Big Gulp Of Executive Function

I wrote the book Attack of the Teenage Brain! Understanding and Supporting the Weird and...

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Surviving March Madness

March can seem never-ending. Not only is it a long month, often with no days off, it’s also a...

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Four Tips for Surviving December

It’s that most wonderful time of the year. Well, sort of.

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3 Tips for Staying Energized During the School Year

October and November are often characterized by teachers as a period of survival mode or a time...

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Teaching in Times of Tragedy

As teachers, we’ve all dealt with days that are particularly tough in the classroom....

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Balance Is Not A Wish: Four Takeaways From #TchWellness

Over the past two years, I’ve worked diligently to balance my various life roles — mother,...

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