#RealTalk Why We Haven’t Quit Teaching

The past few articles I’ve written have been controversial.  The craziest response I’ve received has been “Wow! Can tell you are young and have a long way to go! In fact get out now! Your students and parents deserve it...” When I first read this response, my “irritated, frustrated, and over it” reaction was “I’m [...]

Self Care Won’t Solve Teacher Burnout. Organizing Will.

The Self Care Trap There was a time (I suppose we’re still in it) when an endless stream of “trauma-informed” initiatives passed through my Facebook feed, e-mail inbox, and classroom. A lot of these offered some variation of mindfulness training for teachers or students. Whether it was through yoga or meditation, numerous programs promised safer, [...]

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