Even the best teachers, the cream of the crop, get tired. There are days when our passion ebbs but doesn't flow. Or, maybe we're searching, we're digging deep, but you can't even find even an ounce of drive.
Don't fret, it happens to the best of us. The key is to find your way out of the teacher burnout rut. We have a team of former teachers at Learners Edge and through their research and personal experience, we've compiled a list of some of our favorite tips, tricks, and resources to keep the passion and spark alive. We want you to fully enjoy your chosen career as a teacher!
1. eBook: Top 10 Strategies to Keep the Spark Alive in Your Teaching
Teaching is about passion, both for the teacher and the students. You must be able to enjoy what you do. Take pride in it. If a teacher is to teach…truly teach…and perform to the best of their abilities, they also need to find their passion and be able to share it. It must be incorporated into the way they teach. But what happens when you catch a case of the blues as a teacher? We have all been there. Being a teacher in today’s world is an enormous challenge. It takes patience, passion, resilience and a lot of commitment.
2. Blogs, blogs, blogs
3. Anxiety Awareness Webinar Series
4. Continuing Education Courses
With the ever-increasing demands on teachers, the subject of teacher wellness is a timely and important one. This course explores a wealth of strategies teachers can enlist to attain professional and personal balance, avoid teacher burnout, and re-charge. Explore such strategies such as: how to manage stress, ways to be a part of the larger community, teaching with a sense of purpose, the importance of self-efficacy, positive engagement, and planning of one’s time and energy. This 3 graduate credit online course is designed for teachers and school personnel seeking license renewal, recertification or salary advancement.
Teaching is incredibly rewarding, but it can also be incredibly hard. In order to be the most effective teachers, we need to bring our best selves into the classroom. When you feel exhausted and overwhelmed, this can be easier said than done. In Living Your Happiest Life, you will learn how to master your mindset to improve your happiness. This course will help you lead a happier life, both inside and outside of the classroom.
In this course from Learners Edge, you will learn how to give burnout the boot! Explore what it means to experience teacher burnout, discover the differences between burnout and demoralization, learn why teachers are leaving the profession, and why educators are more exhausted than ever. By the end of this course, you will know how to mitigate and manage burnout, you will walk away with a stockpile of strategies for self-care, and you will understand how wellness and healthy living are part of the prescription for healing teacher burnout.
Learners Edge Offers 100+ Self-Paced, Online,
Graduate Credit Continuing Education Courses for Teachers