Category: Teacher Well-being and Self-care

We believe that teachers’ well-being outside the classroom strongly impacts their classroom management skills. This category discusses various issues that affect teachers’ well-being.

  • Reasons why new teachers need mentoring

    Reasons why new teachers need mentoring

    Stepping into the world of teaching for the first time can feel overwhelming. In fact, mentors play a crucial role in guiding new teachers toward success. This article presents nine compelling reasons why newbie educators need mentoring, offers strategies to effectively mentor them, and highlights nine important factors mentors should consider when guiding beginning educators.…

  • Reasons why new teachers struggle

    Reasons why new teachers struggle

    Feeling like a ship drifting in unexplored waters? That’s how stepping into a classroom as a fresh-faced teacher can often feel. Believe me – I’ve walked the same path, navigated those same choppy waves of new challenges from deciphering clever classroom management tactics to striking that elusive work-life balance harmony. Oh boy, it can truly…

  • Building A Professional Network As A Teacher: 25 Tips And Strategies

    Building A Professional Network As A Teacher: 25 Tips And Strategies

    Are you a teacher looking to expand your professional network? How can you connect with other educators and build relationships that will support your career growth? In this article, we will explore 25 tips and strategies for building a strong professional network as a teacher. By understanding the importance of networking in education, identifying your…

  • 17 Reasons Why Sleep Is So Important For Teachers

    17 Reasons Why Sleep Is So Important For Teachers

    Did you know that teachers who prioritize sleep experience enhanced memory retention, better decision-making skills, and improved mood? It’s true! Getting enough sleep not only benefits your overall well-being but also has a direct impact on your professional life. In fact, teachers who prioritize sleep are less likely to experience burnout and have increased stamina…

  • 19 Reasons Why Exercise Is So Important For Teachers

    19 Reasons Why Exercise Is So Important For Teachers

    You might be thinking, ‘Exercise is just one more thing to add to my already jam-packed schedule as a teacher.’ But let me tell you, prioritizing exercise is absolutely essential for your well-being and success in the classroom. In fact, there are 19 compelling reasons why exercise should be at the top of your to-do…

  • Self-Care For Teachers: 25 Tips And Strategies

    Self-Care For Teachers: 25 Tips And Strategies

    As a teacher, I know first-hand the challenges and demands that come with the job. We pour our hearts and souls into our work, often sacrificing our own well-being in the process. But what if I told you that taking care of yourself is not only important, but essential to being the best teacher you…

  • Pros and Cons of Being a Preschool Teacher

    Pros and Cons of Being a Preschool Teacher

    A preschool teacher is someone who teaches children aged 3–5 years old. In most jurisdictions, this person must have at least a high school diploma and a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential. Some states also require preschool teachers to be licensed. The job of a preschool teacher is to prepare young children for kindergarten. They…

  • What Do Teachers Do on a Daily Basis?

    What Do Teachers Do on a Daily Basis?

    Teachers have a lot of responsibility. They are responsible for the education of their students and for preparing them for their future. Teachers must also be able to work with different types of people, which can be difficult at times.  So, what do teachers do on a daily basis? Moreover, teachers are responsible for teaching…

  • What Do Teachers Do in their Free Time?

    What Do Teachers Do in their Free Time?

    Teachers are some of the busiest people in the world. They spend their days molding young minds and preparing them for the future. So what do they do in their free time? In their free time, teachers can be found grading papers, preparing lessons, and meeting with parents. Some teachers also use their free time…

  • What Do Teachers Do on the Weekend?

    What Do Teachers Do on the Weekend?

    When school is out for the weekend, most people believe that teachers get to relax and enjoy their time off. However, weekends are often when teachers catch up on grading, planning, and other work that they were unable to complete during the week. Moreover, they also have to attend professional development workshops and conferences. And…