When I first started teaching I quickly realized that each day took
a lot out of me mentally and physically.
I had to learn to balance my work life with my
I attribute my excellent attendance record because I learned how to
deal with stress (and I taught in a school that was air conditioned
with bullet holes and you tripped over crack vials on your way
East New York - Brooklyn
I exercised regularly and ate properly.
On weekends I made sure that I did fun things to recharge my
Surround yourself with colleagues who will support you and not dwell
on negatives. Be careful what you say in Teacher Rooms.
Education World: Top Tips for Stress Management
Establish a good PLN (Personal Learning Network)
My PLN Stars Page (great people to follow in
different subject areas)
My Grade Level (PreK - MS) PLN page
My New Teacher Page
Connect with other people via Twitter
My Teacher Tips Page
My Organizing Pages
My How to Take Part in a Chat on Twitter Page
My Educational Chats on Twitter
My Motivational Sayings Page
Nothing great was ever
achieved without enthusiasm.