It is time to find your relaxation moments… As we are winding down our school year we now become more focused on planning time for relaxation and re-charge. Well, the summer break is finally here and you definitely deserve to recharge. All teachers know that teaching can be a stressful job. The key is to get organized […]
By Jane Sandwood, Freelance Writer As educators, we often see that unhealthy children do not meet their academic potential. Not only do they have more school absences but there is also evidence documented by the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion which links the health of students with academic achievements. Let’s explore the link between […]
Teaching often gets a bad rap as a bad career choice. We are often reminded that the pay isn’t great and the hours are long. We also hear that it has become less about teaching and more about testing. On the flip side, however, teaching provides us with a tremendous amount of joy that is felt […]
In one day you not only teach, but you also manage behavior, plan lessons, assess learning, counsel students, carry out first aid, reply to a long list of emails, write reports, tidy classrooms, create resources, mark books and create displays – the list is endless. You feel overwhelmed, overworked, and easily trapped in negative thinking […]
Stress management can be a powerful tool for wellness since too much stress is bad for you. There are many strategies, and one of them includes what you eat. As teachers, we often find ourselves busy and stressed.