ASCD Virtual Conference, May 2012 – The Well-Balanced Teacher Webinar

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Presenter: Mike Anderson, professional development specialist and consulting teacher for Northeast Foundation for Children

Mike Anderson is a teacher, writer, and consultant who works with teachers and schools across the United States and Canada. His book, The Well-Balanced Teacher: How to Work Smarter and Stay Sane Inside the Classroom and Out, helps highlight the challenges that today’s teachers face as they struggle to maintain their love and passion for teaching in the midst of increasing stress and pressure in education. Anderson offers suggestions for how teachers can take good care of themselves personally and professionally. If schools are going to foster a whole child approach to education, their teachers need to be healthy, safe, supported, engaged, and challenged as well.

Related resource: Whole Child Podcast on the whole child needs a whole teacher

Please note: There is no handout for this session.

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  • Mike Anderson
    Mike Anderson is an education consultant, award-winning teacher, and author of many books including What We Say and How We Say It MatterThe Well-Balanced Teacher, The First Six Weeks of School, The Research-Ready Classroom, and Learning to Choose, Choosing to Learn. Learn more about Mike and his work or invite him to work with your school or district through his website: Connect with Mike on Twitter: @balancedteacher.

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    Mike Anderson
    Leading Great Learning
    Durham, NH
    Phone: +1 413.658.7907

    Leading Great Learning

    Mike Anderson is an energetic, experienced, and highly sought-after educational consultant who helps facilitate great learning in schools all over the United States and beyond. He has over twenty years of experience as a teacher, consultant, presenter, and developer and has authored many books and articles about great teaching and learning.