WOOP It Up This Year!

Suzanne DaileyBlog, Manage Better, Reflect Better, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: The post discusses the WOOP goal-setting strategy as a way to transition from a summer state of rest and relaxation to a productive school year. WOOP stands for Wish, Outcome, Obstacle, and Plan. It’s designed to help individuals set and achieve challenging yet feasible goals. The author’s personal example involves planning deliberate rest during the school year to maintain … Read More

Balancing Summer-Work Life

Ashley HubnerBlog, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Educators and school staff don’t typically have summers off. They use this time for professional development and administrative tasks. To balance work and personal life during the summer, educators should create new boundaries, communicate their availability, and prioritize tasks effectively. Embracing technology, flexibility, and learning to say no can help educators manage their workload and enjoy summer while fulfilling … Read More