Health and Balance

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

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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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Teacher Stress and Student Behavior

“Do School Cuts Lead to Stressed Students?“, a blog post by Sue Shellenbarger at the The Wall Street Journal, caught my eye recently. Shellenbarger cites a study of 10,700 parents and teachers of first graders that suggests that when teachers are stressed, students have more behavioral and

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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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Be a Well-Balanced Teacher: Tips for the New School Year

Be a Well-Balanced Teacher: Tips for the New School Year

The school year is about to start! It’s an exciting time of year, but it’s also pretty hectic. There’s the physical space to set up, lessons and units to prepare, students and families to get to know, and meetings to attend. All too often, we teachers find

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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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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.