Your phone alarm failed to go off on time, so you scramble out the door and forget your lunch in the process.
Arriving after the morning bell has already rung, you rush into your classroom and scramble to set up today’s lesson. Students are distracted and the funny, engaging video you hoped would capture their interest keeps freezing.
During lunch, you receive a reminder from the principal about those IEPs you completely forgot about.
You pack your things and head home, where you quickly eat and grade assignments until you fall into bed.
If this scenario sounds familiar, you might be struggling with teacher burnout.(more…)