Get Moving! Maintaining a Healthy Body for a Healthy Mind

Amanda PostBlog, Self Care Better, Survival

TL;DR: Staying active is important, during a shelter in place order, and always! Tips to get (and stay) active. One of the most important things for educators is to maintain their mental health. With so many states issuing stay at home orders during the pandemic, it may have been a struggle for you to stay healthy mentally. One thing that … Read More

Supporting Teachers As They Navigate Remote Teaching & Learning

Jacqueline GoodburnBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Innovate Better, Lead Better

TL;DR: Teachers are facing unique, challenging circumstances right now… but so are administrators! Tips to connect with and support the educators in your district, building, or on your team. Our teachers are doing the work of supporting our students in unprecedented circumstances. They are adding skills to their toolboxes in real time and balancing the needs of their own family … Read More

Ways to Stay Well in Times of Uncertainty

Meghan DeeganBlog, Connect Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: The importance of focusing on our wellness, especially in times of stress. Tips to stay well and focus on yourself right now. We are dealing with so much uncertainty right now.  We have never experienced something like this before.  They do not teach you how to deal with these situations when you sit through college education courses.  As educators, … Read More

One Simple Way to Promote Mental Health: Smile!

Brian FaulknerBlog, Engage Better, Lead Better

In This Post: The necessity of addressing mental health in our schools. One strategy to instantly improve our mental state. I’m often asked what is one of the biggest challenges we are currently facing in education.  Narrowing it down to just one challenge is difficult, but our biggest challenge, in my opinion, is how to support the mental health and … Read More