Helping Teachers Thrive

Summary:  This article offers suggestions for school leaders to help their teachers build resilience as the new school year starts.  This is important in weathering the day-to-day storms but it also helps teachers to thrive!

Source:  Elena Agullar, Edutopia, August 21. 2017

Categories:  Leadership Qualities, Emotional Intelligence, Classroom Practice, Performance Values, Positive Relationships


“Here’s the most important question for a school leader to ask as a new year starts: “How can I cultivate emotional resilience in teachers?” Resilience is the ability to bounce back after adversity, the ability to weather the storms in our lives. Like the meteorological events that will always roll across our terrains at predictable and unpredictable times, as long as we’re living, we’ll face expected and unexpected challenges. Change is the only thing we can count on, which means that we’ll always need to cultivate resilience.”

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