CPTSD is a complex, often debilitating response caused by events over a period of time–anywhere from months to an entire childhood.
Do students like going to school here? Do teachers like teaching here? Here are 30 questions teachers can ask at their next job interview.
“Every act of perception is to some degree an act of creation, and every act of memory is to some degree an act of imagination.”
While ‘being cool’ isn’t necessary for effective pedagogy, there is an undeniable performative component to teaching.
If we truly want a better world, we can’t continue to mirror the worst parts of that world into our classrooms.
The following metacognitive prompts can help teachers reflect on the full picture of being an educator, including their well-being.
If you would’ve told me that rather than quitting teaching, I should ‘try counseling,’ I probably would not have responded favorably.
Many teachers don’t have the luxury of deciding what’s sustainable for them. In these cases, they somehow ‘survive’ or they quit.
Instead of passing out learning style inventories & grouping students accordingly, teachers should aim to facilitate multimodal learning.
We can’t control everything and apologizing for things out of our control can set unrealistic expectations of teachers.