This fourth edition offers more than 1,000 brain-friendly strategies and examines standards-based lesson planning, learning styles, and positive teaching mind-sets to enhance student results.
Chapter 18: Ways to Create a Thriving Self
Ways to Create a Thriving Self
Almost anyone can survive a day. But there's more to life than just surviving. We all want life to be rich, meaningful, and fun. This chapter presents tools and strategies that will take you beyond surviving to thriving in the classroom. Whether it's dealing with waning energy levels (your own or others'), hassles from students or parents, reports cards, or personal satisfaction in your job, you'll find ideas that you can implement immediately.
A New Way of Thinking
If you find yourself having a tough time motivating yourself to go to work, use it as a wake-up call. Most teachers like their job and the ...