Stuck: When Students and Teachers Need Inspiration
This conversation will ask educators to share what keeps them motivated, and will provide a framework to help them encourage peers to push through burnout. Educators from grade school to university are encumbered by external factors and, too often, quit. Though measuring results often takes priority, quantitative experiences don't develop the whole student - or teacher. Perhaps prioritizing meaningful moments can keep teachers energized and, ultimately, make the most difference for students.
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- Call out the qualities we want to instill in our students - why are we teaching?
- Develop a framework for dealing with burnout - what mechanisms can help you remember why you’re doing what you’re doing?
- Leave teachers encouraged and equipped to get back to the classroom and create the moments both they and their students need.
Reagan Pugh, Leadership Course Facilitator & Mentor, Stelos Alliance