While the best teachers often sacrifice their own mental and physical well-being for the sake of their classes, the truth is this contributes to a burnout rate within the teaching profession that has taken a toll on the industry at large. There’s a lot that goes into being a teacher, which goes beyond just developing lesson plans and engaging students daily. This profession requires a certain level of commitment and care that many individuals lack. Despite understanding how important teachers are to the generations being raised today, they’re still mostly underfunded and insufficiently prepared in regards to resources necessary to keep their classrooms operating effectively. Not so hard to imagine why burnout is so prevalent within the industry. That said, there are self-care methods and strategies out there to keep teachers in the right space, both mentally and physically. To learn more about those strategies, read on to the resource featured amongst this post.
Check out Teacher Self-Care 101, provided by Curriculum Associates; an organization offering lessons in core math.