Teacher Self-Care 101
Teaching is a rewarding career, but it’s also incredibly demanding; There is always an assignment to grade, a lesson plan to create, a meeting to attend and more. The list is endless, and these types of demands can be physically and mentally draining. Moreover, high workloads and stress can lead to serious burnout. This is why prioritizing time for oneself is paramount, as it can help enhance your overall well-being so you can be the best version of yourself for your students. The problem becomes finding the time to do so. With how much time must be invested both inside and outside the classroom to maintain its effectiveness for students, it can be hard for teachers to find even a moment. That said, it’s possible and necessary. Keep reading on to the resource accompanying this post to learn some ways teachers can take better care of themselves outside of the classroom.