Teacher Burnout and 2018: 5 Steps to Making 2018 Your Best Year

Think of your energy and what comes with it (happiness, passion, motivation) like a bank account. One of the greatest threats to the American public education system, I think, is the rate of teacher burnout.  Put it into metaphorical terms, it’s the rate of teachers that go energy bankrupt. I’ve been thinking a lot about

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The Summer To-Do List for First Year Teachers

You’ve probably got 80,130 things swirling around in your head about things you want to do before the school year starts.  It’s such an exciting time!!  I remember the summer before my first year teaching obsessing over EVERYTHING.  What’s up, anxiety.  I thought I needed to make my plans incredible and my classroom looking absolutely

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