It’s January, which means there are six months of classes, lesson planning, meetings, and assessments left. As hardworking educators, we can easily start wishing away the rest of the year to get to summer. But honestly, by maintaining a healthy and clear perspective, there’s no reason that this year couldn’t be your best teaching year yet. Here, you’ll find some simple advice for building and sustaining a positive outlook from now until June. We can do this!
Reflect & Renew
January is the perfect time for reflection and some fresh goal-setting, so ride that New Year’s wave and get seriously introspective. It’s easy to put self-reflection on the back burner because, face it, there’s always something more urgent to do. But the impact of reflection and contemplation can be transformative.