4 Tips for Teacher Health & Fitness

Katelynn GiordanoBlog, Lead Better, Self Care Better, Survival

In This Post: The value of physical health and wellness. Four tips to increase your physical wellness in the new year. Physical health is a huge component of our overall wellness. As a teacher, it’s often difficult to find ways to balance our work and prioritize our fitness and health, especially during this time of year. We are faced with … Read More

3 Steps Educators can Take to Better Manage Their Emotions

Jorge ValenzuelaBlog, Lead Better, Self Care Better

In This Post: A background on emotional intelligence, EQ. Research on emotional regulation. Suggestions to improve social emotional learning, both of yourself and students. Being an ever-evolving educator, I am continually looking for ways to improve my practice. Both for helping students and also those closest to me. Almost a year ago (March 2019), I read an article by Travis Bradberry on mastering … Read More

4 Reasons You Should Love What You Do

Jeff GargasBlog, Lead Better, Self Care Better

In This Post: Loving what you do is important for many reasons. Four reasons why you should really love teaching and why what you do is important. Ok, let’s be honest; sometimes work can suck. Yep, I said it. Me, Mr “I love Mondays because I love what I do.” Because it’s true. Even when you love what you do, … Read More

Books to Love: A Focus on Cultivating Kindness

Jacie MaslykBlog, Self Care Better

In This Post: An educator’s review of a book about kindness and a suggestion to focus on the kindness that exists in your day-to-day. Three children’s book suggestions to cultivate kindness among your students, whatever your role in education. As an avid reader, I enjoy reading all types of books.  I grab professional development books when I am interested in … Read More