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Your Testimony is Your Teacher Self-Care

By |2019-03-04T09:11:58-04:00February 21st, 2019|Instruction & Curriculum|

Anleeta Eaton-Buchanan     Each day, I would get that dreaded, daily, routine question from a colleague, “How are you doing today?”  And without hesitation, I would muster up a smile, say “fine,” and if I am really feeling myself, I’d add a clever anecdote or synopsis of my weekend. Boom. I have no issues or problems, [...]

Self-Care Is Priority One for This Teacher

By |2019-02-11T00:04:22-04:00February 13th, 2019|Ask a Teacher, Classroom Management, Confessions of a Teacher, Elementary, Featured, fitness, From the Front Lines, High School, How to Fix Education, Instruction & Curriculum, Instructional Strategies, Mental Health, Professional Development, Special Education, Teacher Burnout, Teacher Self Care, Teacher Self-Care Conference|

January is finally over. I swear this month had 974 days in it. After returning from Winter Break I felt as if I just could not keep up with myself. There is always so much to do and so very few hours in the day to balance everything. Normally this is when my really bad [...]

Self-Care Tips for the New Teacher: The Black Immigrant Perspective

By |2018-12-18T10:51:34-04:00December 3rd, 2018|Instruction & Curriculum|

Guest Writer: Jheanell Lumsden I remember leaving my classroom after teaching one of my toughest classes and crying in the bathroom of my placement school during my student teaching practicum. This was something that happened quite often. I constantly felt like I was drowning and I would often question whether teaching, in urban communities, was [...]

San Antonio Teacher Self-Care Conference- One Day Institute

By |2018-11-30T22:51:12-04:00November 29th, 2018|Instruction & Curriculum|

For the 2018-2019 school year, we've committed to visiting four cities to bring a truncadated version of the Teacher Self-Care Conference to select cities across America. Back in October we visited Chicago and worked with 133 teachers all around their self-care!     Now we're headed to San Antonio on January 26, 2019! We have [...]

911: How to Douse the Flames of Teacher Burnout with Self-care

By |2018-11-02T14:36:07-04:00November 2nd, 2018|How to Fix Education, Teacher Burnout, Teacher Self Care|

By Colleen Schmit from Crisscrossapplesaucebook There were many igniters that fanned my flames of burnout while I was a classroom teacher, but if I were to pick the greatest source of fuel to my fire it would be my lack of self-care while I was teaching. Taking care of everyone else’s needs before my own [...]

[October] Teacher Self-Care Calendar… DOWNLOAD NOW

By |2018-09-24T21:28:21-04:00September 24th, 2018|Teacher Self Care, Teacher Self-Care Conference|

Whether you started school in August our you go back after Labor Day, teachers must make their own mental health a priority. Starting this month, we'll be releasing our limited September Teacher Self-Care calendar for you to download for free. Email this out to your colleagues who need a little bit more love or post [...]