Teacher stress could cost your schools more than you think


Teachers face many stresses when working with students. Some of them are to observe and guide traumatized kids and seeing their students be afraid for the safety of their families. What effects do such conditions have on teachers? read more at https://www.eschoolnews.com/2018/06/22/teacher-stress-could-cost-your-schools-more-than-you-think/?ps=cbroady0%40georgetowncollege.edu-001a000001JKcBT-003a000001eyvec


TED Talk (Video) About Emotional Courage


Many of my readers are teachers who become demoralized by horrible stories that happened to their students and the pressures of their workplaces do not help either. If you need a reminder of what courage is, watch this TED Talk at https://www.ted.com/talks/susan_david_the_gift_and_power_of_emotional_courage?utm_campaign=social&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_content=talk&utm_term=social-science

Teachers who feel appreciated are less likely to leave the profession


Many ESL teachers feel that they are not considered fully able teachers. Instead, they often feel as though they are homework helpers, translators, or similar roles. What effect does this attitude have? Read more in Teachers who feel appreciated are less likely to leave the profession at https://theconversation.com/teachers-who-feel-appreciated-are-less-likely-to-leave-the-profession-89864

Are You at Risk for Secondary Traumatic Stress? Teaching and caring for others—especially kids in trauma—can be difficult. Here are six strategies to help you take care of yourself


Don’t burn out, take essential steps: https://www.edutopia.org/article/are-you-risk-secondary-traumatic-stress

Teachers Are Highly Trained Professionals. Do They Feel That Way?


In my work, I often encounter teachers who do not possess a high level of self-confidence about their professional status. This is unfortunate and can impact their work.  Read more in Why Teachers Need To See Themselves as Experts at https://medium.com/@thejlv/why-teachers-need-to-see-themselves-as-experts-69341b444763

View story at Medium.com

Feeling Disconnected to Your Students?rent Approach


Don’t be as concerned with DOING as with BEING:

Being available.
Being kind.
Being compassionate.
Being transparent.
Being real.
Being thoughtful.
Being ourselves.

Read more at https://www.edutopia.org/discussion/what-students-remember-most-about-teachers?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=030117%20enews%20%20fresh%20starts%20remainder&utm_content=&utm_term=fea2hed&spMailingID=16676639&spUserID=Mjg5OTU4NjQ2MzkS1&spJobID=980077162&spReportId=OTgwMDc3MTYyS0

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