Burned Out and Beaten Up…let’s do something about this!
It’s quite telling that decades of education reform has really resulted in a loss of the professionals who give everything for students.
Math teachers, do you feel burned out, overexerted, and stressed to get student scores higher and higher?
This is a great book review to take back the narrative that has demeaned and demoralized education for so long.
Burnout is not what you think is it. It is real, and it is not shameful to confess it. You are no less of an educator because of it…in fact, you might just be too much of an educator!
In her new book, Dr. Latoya Dixon tackles the issue of burnout and confronts the narratives and mindsets that cause it to happen.
I decided it was time to tell the truth. It was time to end the narrative of the superhero educator whose dedication and committment to positivity was everlasting and unbothered by the demeaning education narrative.
Confession of Burnout
She begins with a strikingly honest confession of her own burnout as a highly successful school principal. It’s a confession that is all too often looked upon as shameful and embarrassing. Educators overexert and overextend themselves and are shamed when they burn out, predictably.
Over the past decade or so…
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