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Battling The Blahs Part 3: When Silence is Serious

If you, like me, suffer from bouts of the Blahs, I encourage you to develop your own plan too. To take care of our students, to do our part in ensuring Leticia and other young people like her don’t fall into the Abyss, we must first stay clear of it ourselves.  (continue reading)
Steph George Apr 11, 2018 6:14:00 AM

Battling The Blahs Part 2: Helping Students Manage Stress and Stagnation

Last fall, I wrote about the Blahs, a predictable time of year when I struggle with energy, motivation, and self-doubt. A friend pointed out that our students battle their own Blahs as well.  (continue reading)
Steph George Apr 3, 2018 6:05:00 AM

Anchor Yourself In Your Beliefs

We aren’t in the business of telling you what to believe, but we do want to share some beliefs that have guided our practice over the years...  (continue reading)
Lauren Audet Feb 26, 2018 6:58:00 AM

Heinemann Fellow Kate Flowers on Battling the Blahs

I know why so many teachers leave the profession in their first five years. The Blahs. For me, the Blahs come in October.  (continue reading)
Lauren Audet Nov 3, 2017 9:29:48 AM

How to (Re)Integrate Your Beliefs Into Your Curriculum

What were your hopes and dreams before school started? Have they gotten buried? Let’s dust them off and bring them back!!  (continue reading)
Lauren Audet Oct 27, 2017 6:45:03 AM

Maintaining Motivation To Teach

The more that you strive to bring these three factors under your control, the more likely you are to have the strong internal motivation that you need to drive your work.  (continue reading)
Lauren Audet Oct 26, 2017 6:13:42 AM

How Principals Can Help Teachers, and Entire Schools, Build Energy

Principals can help teachers build energy, and there are many ways they can do this. Don Graves once visited a school where  (continue reading)
Lauren Audet Oct 25, 2017 4:07:40 AM

On Teacher Burnout, Martyrs, and Hollywood

Teacher burnout is a growing concern in education. We are being asked to do more than have in the past with fewer resources than we need.  (continue reading)
Lauren Audet Oct 24, 2017 6:24:21 AM

Shifting Focus Back to Students

What do you do when you find yourself worrying about a lesson and what the students might think of you if the lesson doesn't land? --Making the Journey  (continue reading)
Lauren Audet Oct 23, 2017 6:55:02 AM

Learning to Thrive In Tough Times

Discover your own power to thrive, find meaning, solve complex problems, and make meaningful connections that inspire you every day.  (continue reading)
Lauren Audet Oct 19, 2017 4:50:28 AM

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