In order to do your best work, you need to take care of your basic needs–rest, food, and relationships. With after-school activities, meetings, and events, your calendar is full to bursting. Make time to set the foundations of self-care that will power your job.
Classroom teachers instinctively understand the impact of a first impression. They greet students as they walk through the door and carefully plan the first days’ work to ensure a strong foundation for the learning to come. They know, too, that the space they teach in also communicates their values, from the way they arrange their classroom furniture to the posters they hang on the walls.
At the start of the school year, Academic Leaders make dozens, if not hundreds, of decisions. Making decisions is like lifting weights--you build your strength by practicing regularly over time, but if you try to do too much at once, you run out of power.
How can we encourage our students to explore their own unique voices if we don't make sure our faculty feel known and valued themselves?
Inflation is now at 9.1%, putting pressure on the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates at an aggressive pace, increasing the likelihood for a recession.
We often hear “students need to Maslow before they can bloom” This is true for adults on campus too. What constitutes Maslow for adults in new jobs?
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