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Five Gems of Knowledge I Learned at the Annual Teacher Self-Care Conference

By |2019-06-27T13:27:47-04:00June 27th, 2019|Teacher Self Care, Teacher Self-Care Conference|

The third annual Teacher Self-Care Conference was held in Atlanta on Friday, June 21-Saturday, June 22. Educators from across the United States and Canada were present. Although I was one of the presenters at the conference, I learned much from other presenters and educators in attendance. Below, I have included five gems I learned during [...]

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 [...]