It is highly likely that you have been more stressed than usual and perhaps felt symptoms of teacher burnout during these uncertain times and also felt that there was very little that you could do about it. Taking control of your own wellbeing is vital for teachers and in these extraordinary times it is even more important than ever. In this video we look at the signs and symptoms of burnout and what steps you can take to care for yourself whether we are in the midst of a pandemic or not. The struggle (in teaching) is real!
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In your search for a balance between home and work, simple marking tips and strategies will give you more flexibility and time… time that could be better spent doing other things! One of the contributing factors to stress and burnout for teachers is excessive workload so in this video we show you some fabulous hacks for reducing workload and improving teacher wellbeing. "
Teacher burnout can be a problem in our education system. In this video I will share with you some effective ways to manage the almost inevitable overwhelm (and burnout) that comes with teaching. There are useful tips you can use to significantly reduce the overwhelm and help you to manage your emotions so that you can deal with tricky situations and tricky students in more effective ways.
In this video I share with you some simple ways to reduce your workload and improve your efficiency and effectiveness. Most teachers are constantly working and if they are not working, they are thinking about working or researching what they can do at work. Reducing your workload will lead to greater job satisfaction, improved wellbeing and more effective teaching. Do more with less time! "
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In this video we look at why gratitude practices have become so popular and how gratitude can increase teacher wellbeing. Being grateful is not new. Who was told by a parent to ‘just be grateful for what you get?’ I don’t think that gives you the same feeling somehow! But with teacher stress on the rise and the challenging times we find ourselves it is important that you have a toolkit of strategies that support your wellbeing as a teacher and as a person so that you can continue to support and nurture your students. Thank you for all your work with young people!
In this video we discuss a topic that can be controversial- positive reinforcement! While some people may think of lollies and other tangible rewards, positive reinforcement is so much more than simply handing out sweet treats. And the use of positive reinforcement with students at school has been shown through numerous studies to be such an effective strategy in improving behaviour and learning, you need to give it a try.
In this video I break down how you can create a safe, positive, predictable learning environment for all your students. The most effective behaviour management tool you will ever have is a safe environment with predictable and consistent expectations and a positive classroom culture. A place where relationships are valued and students have a voice. Learn how to build the elements of a safe classroom environment with and for your students and for you!
In this video I am going to share some effective strategies that will help you manage the uncertainty that we are all living with in these extraordinary times. You can also use these strategies to support your students by modelling them and explicitly teaching in your social skills lessons. Teachers deal with uncertainty on a daily basis, because they deal with people who can be very unpredictable: children, young people and.....parents.
In today's video, I'm sharing 5 strategies you can use in the moment to prevent and reduce feelings of stress that are stopping you from teaching at your best. They are simple, effective strategies that you can do anywhere- in the classroom, in the car, in the staffroom. You can even teach them to your students. And when you include these strategies into your day you will reduce your own stress, feel calmer, more confident and be the inspirational teacher you want to be!"
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In this video, I share 6 strategies you can use in your classroom every day to increase your own wellbeing and improve the wellbeing of your students at the same time. These strategies take no extra teacher time and will help build a positive culture to promotes wellbeing in your classroom by developing supportive relationships between teacher and students and student to student."
In this video I am going to share with you research about how and why we compare ourselves to others and some simple strategies you can use so that it is not damaging to your wellbeing. Learn how to use comparison in a healthy way to improve your practice and to take care of yourself at the same time!
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In this video I am going to share with you simple evidence-based gratitude practices you can use to increase YOUR wellbeing and the wellbeing of your students. Gratitude practices are easy to incorporate into your class and the benefits include reduced stress and depression, less anxiety, increased levels of enjoyment and longevity. Gotta love that!