Balancing Self-Care and Learning

Rachelle Dené PothBlog, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: It’s important to balance self-care and learning. Understand that it’s okay to take a break. Strategies to make your time for yourself include choosing one thing to start, celebrating, having a routine, finding time to relax and recharge, and disconnecting. Balancing self-care and learning: It’s okay to take a break. We’ve all heard about how nice it must be … Read More

Common Leadership Pitfalls for Beginning Administrators

Steven WeberBlog, Lead Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR Districts should have an onboarding process that includes coaching and support for beginning administrators. Develop a plan and don’t let email become a distraction to your role as a district administrator. Use time blocking to become more disciplined and focus on the district’s priorities. Onboarding Needed When educators begin working in the district office, there are several common pitfalls … Read More

Spring Learning

Nilmini Ratwatte-HenstridgeBlog, Manage Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: Sri Lankan Diaspora hold their heritage close to their hearts. They celebrate a new year on April 13-14th each year. A virtual choice board is available for educators to use to discover the beautiful historic island of Sri Lanka. There are three spring learning guidelines to help you be happy and feel inspired: find balance, make a to-do list, … Read More

Self-Care Starts With YOU!

Lindsay TitusBlog, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Understand your self-worth by becoming aware of the thoughts you have, accept yourself as you are today, acknowledge where you want to go, and take aligned action. Self-care actions include redefining what self-care looks like, celebrating yourself in the mirror, accepting your thoughts, listening to a podcast, dancing to your favorite song, and more! Over the past couple of … Read More