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1st Edition

17 Things Resilient Teachers Do
(And 4 Things They Hardly Ever Do)

ISBN 9780367520366
Published November 17, 2020 by Eye on Education
138 Pages

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Book Description

This book will help you learn practical ways to manage the stress of teaching and avoid burnout. Bestselling author and educational consultant Bryan Harris presents strategies for building resilience, including reframing, understanding the power of "no", focusing on what you can control, building positive relationships, advocating for yourself, and more. Each chapter clearly presents concise and practical applications that you can implement right away. With this guidebook, you’ll feel ready to bounce back from challenges and stay focused on the joys of the profession.

Table of Contents

Stress is the Issue - Here’s What You Need to Know  1. Resilient Teachers Take Care of Their Health  2. Resilient Teachers Practice Gratitude  3. Resilient Teachers Practice Reframing  4. Resilient Teachers Understand the Power of "No"  5. Resilient Teachers Manage their Emotions  6. Resilient Teachers Know Their Triggers  7. Resilient Teachers Practice In-The-Moment Stress Relievers  8. Resilient Teachers Develop a Professional Support Network 9. Resilient Teachers Have a Life Outside the Classroom 10. Resilient Teachers Get Themselves Organized  11. Resilient Teachers Focus on What they Can Control  12. Resilient Teachers Know How to Receive Feedback  13. Resilient Teachers Advocate for Themselves  14. Resilient Teachers Create and Track Goals  15. Resilient Teachers Unplug  16. Resilient Teachers Laugh and have Fun with Their Students  17. Resilient Teachers Help Students Build Resiliency  4 Things Resilient Teachers Hardly Ever Do 1. Resilient Teachers Hardly Ever Beat Themselves Up Over Past Mistakes  2. Resilient Teachers Hardly Ever Spend Much Time Complaining  3. Resilient Teachers Hardly Ever Freak Out about Change  4. Resilient Teachers Hardly Ever Shy Away from Conflict

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Bryan Harris is an education consultant, author, and former Director of Professional Development and Public Relations for the Casa Grande Elementary School District in Arizona. He previously held positions as a teacher, district-level specialist, and principal.