Sundays are known as a day of rest, but they also have the reputation of being a day of dread. Often the idea of going back into the classroom the next day is just too much to bear. If that is you, these 7 tips will help you enjoy your Sunday and have a better Monday.
Most teachers look forward to the winter holiday break and unfortunately the lack of daily classroom teaching responsibilities over the break can be so enjoyable that the thought the idea of going back into the classroom can send a cold chill down your spine. There is a term for this – the mid-year blues. If you find yourself with a case of these, here are 10 strategies to not just beat them but to come back to your classroom entirely reinvigorated.
Ahhhh . . . summer: warm weather, beaches, flip-flops and at least 2 uninterrupted months of no teaching duties. How can the thought “I don't want to go back to school!” not creep into your mind? A community of teachers give their ideas for how to shake beat the back-to-school blues.
The responsibilities as a teacher can get so heavy that the stress of it all can wear you down. Here are some evidence-based strategies that can help you beat these feelings anytime they come up, no matter what time of year. Check these out whenever you need a pick-me-up.