Hobbies seem to be elusive as a teacher. We even joke about our hobby being teaching! So I'm going to answer this question: … Can teachers really have hobbies?
A wholehearted teacher knows who she is. She acknowledges her flaws and her strengths. She is kind to herself and uses failures as a sign that she needs to adjust her practice - not that she herself is a failure. … What if we decided to teach with authenticity?
Ahh Fridays! We wait for them all week, and get so anxious to leave school and focus on the weekend, that sometimes we leave and admittedly just say, "Whatever, I'll do it Monday!" … But let's set your next week up for success! Here are ten easy things you can do before leaving your classroom on Friday