Teaching Methods, Tools & Strategies

Teachers juggle myriad responsibilities every day. They are charged with managing a classroom and creating a calm, positive and respectful environment where each student feels safe and appreciated. They often have mainstreamed students in the classroom representing a variety of special needs. They must continuously evaluate a student’s mastery of core subjects, preparing students for assessment exams, which often reflect directly on the performance and funding of the school. Amid all this, they must find ways to reach and motivate each student, trying different teaching methodologies as needs arise. It’s a lot to manage. At BrightHubEducation.com, fellow teachers and education professionals share their teaching methods, tools, and strategies for creating a learning environment that meets the educational goals of each student, while juggling the responsibilities of evaluating and assessing grade level testing.

8 Ways to Stop Teacher Burnout

8 Ways to Stop Teacher Burnout

Do you remember the movie, “Alexander and the Terrible No-Good, Very Bad Day”? It was a horrible day and everything that could go wrong, went wrong. I realize that teachers have an occasional off day, but when those terrible days stack up, this leads to problems. Teacher burnout can be a real danger. Do you have burnout symptoms? Do you feel fatigued, have sleeping issues, eating too much or not at all, grouchy, or maybe a dooms-day feeling.
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