Burn Out

Thinking Of Leaving Teaching? 9 Signs It’s The Right Choice

Are you thinking of leaving teaching? Not sure if teaching is still what you should be doing? Here we discuss 9 signs that leaving teaching is the right choice for you. It is never easy looking for work or switching careers. The long process of searching job boards, going on interviews and the emotional rollercoaster […]

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Battling Teacher Guilt About Leaving The Classroom

Teacher guilt is something that impacts many teachers throughout their career. Teacher guilt can hit you when you want to spend the weekend with your family rather than grading papers. And it hits especially hard when you consider leaving. Teaching can be such a fulfilling career. The feeling that teachers get when a student finally […]

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Teacher Self Care

Teacher Self Care is Not Selfish Teacher self care is a necessity. As you all know, the job of a teacher is extremely demanding and can take a heavy toll on our physical and mental well-being. In fact, the United States is a world leader in stress and most Americans blame their job for their […]

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Why I Want To Quit Teaching

Teaching is a position with a lot of pressure and can be both mentally and emotionally draining. This is my story of why I want to quit teaching. I do not have the traditional teacher story, I never wanted to be a teacher growing up. In fact, I fought the calling for a long time. […]

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Why Teachers Quit (And The 5 Signs You Should Also)

By now you’ve heard the statistics: 44% of teachers quit within the first 5 years. This number is drilled into the heads of many first year teachers, causing even more additional stress. Newer teachers are 2 1/2 times more likely to quit than tenured teachers. On average 8% of teachers are leaving every year. I, […]

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5 Ways To Survive A Terrible Year Teaching

Terrible Year Teaching If you are experiencing teacher burnout from a terrible year teaching, I reassure you that you are not alone. The mental (and often physical) toll that teaching can convey on a body is no game. Burnout is one of the top causes of teachers leaving the classroom.  I struggled with my final […]

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