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5 Ways to Step Back from Teacher Burnout

In the high-stress, fast-paced job of teaching – burnout can happen to anyone. In today's show, we talk about recognizing teacher burnout, how to get help, and steps to tackle it when it happens. Amber Harper, an expert on the topic of burnout, discusses what we can do to help ourselves be our best for our students and families.

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Listen to Amber Harper talk about stepping back from teacher burnout

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Amber Harper – Bio As Submitted

Amber HarperAmber is a Google Certified Trainer and Innovator and her mission is to help teachers beat burnout by helping them to activate their own self-empowerment. As a former elementary teacher, she knows how challenging the education profession can be and offers support for teachers struggling with burnout through her podcast, website, and free Facebook Group.

Blog: www.burnedinteacher.com

Twitter: @burnedinteacher

Teacher Burnout Resources

– Free Teacher Burnout Quiz: www.burnedinteacher.com/burnoutquiz
– The Burned-In Teacher Training eBook: bit.ly/burnedinbook

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Vicki Davis

Vicki Davis

Vicki Davis is a full-time classroom teacher and IT Director in Georgia, USA. She is Mom of three, wife of one, and loves talking about the wise, transformational use of technology for teaching and doing good in the world. She hosts the 10 Minute Teacher Podcast which interviews teachers around the world about remarkable classroom practices to inspire and help teachers. Vicki focuses on what unites us -- a quest for truly remarkable life-changing teaching and learning. The goal of her work is to provide actionable, encouraging, relevant ideas for teachers that are grounded in the truth and shared with love. Vicki has been teaching since 2002 and blogging since 2005. Vicki has spoken around the world to inspire and help teachers reach their students. She is passionate about helping every child find purpose, passion, and meaning in life with a lifelong commitment to the joy and responsibility of learning. If you talk to Vicki for very long, she will encourage you to "Relate to Educate" or "innovate like a turtle" or to be "a remarkable teacher." She loves to talk to teachers who love their students and are trying to do their best. Twitter is her favorite place to share and she loves to make homemade sourdough bread and cinnamon rolls and enjoys running half marathons with her sisters. You can usually find her laughing with her students or digging into a book.

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2 comments

Karolina August 21, 2019 - 5:30 am

Fantastic and interesting listening! Teachers need to do all they can to keep themselves healthy in and out of the classroom and make sure they make enough time for themselves outside of work!

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Randy Sanders August 23, 2019 - 4:21 pm

This is such timely information. I am my 5th week of getting a Masters degree in Teaching English, and the subject of discussion this week, was, Teacher Burnout. so I am not only going to read This, I am also going to pass along This Information to the group (about 60,000 people enrolled in This online course). Thank You. Take care.

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