7 Habits of a Healthy Educator

This article appeared on the NEA Member Benefits site: http://www.neamb.com/professional-resources/healthy-educator-habits.htm?utm_source=TWCD0915&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=wall-post With each school year comes the chance to be proactive about your health. You can fight off chronic low energy, constant sniffles and stress headaches before they pull you under. In fact, not having a plan for

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Healthy Habits to Start a Career

Original Article: http://teach.com/education-technology/healthy-habits-to-start-a-career-by-mike-anderson The beginning of a teaching career is hectic and busy. There will be many days (and nights and weekends) when you will be overwhelmed and exhausted. Teaching is hard work, and when you’re on the steep end of the learning curve, it’s even harder. I

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Setting Good Goals

Original Article: https://www.responsiveclassroom.org/blog/setting-good-goals “My goal is to get into shape this year.” “My resolution for this year is to get to know my students better.” “I want to do more professional reading this year.” “My goal is to give kids more choice about their learning.” “I want to

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Re-energize Yourself When Fatigue Sets In

Original Article: https://www.responsiveclassroom.org/article/re-energize-yourself-when-fatigue-sets A: I remind myself that in my life, just as in my classroom, certain things are non-negotiable. An important non-negotiable for me is exercise: I swim every morning before school. When I’m stressed, it’s tempting to think about skipping my swim. But I remind myself

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