The prevalence of teacher burnout has always existed, especially within the field of special education. But when you’re trying to navigate an unprecedented global pandemic alongside the normal challenges of teaching, burnout heightens. In this blog, we’ll discuss what contributes to burnout and explore recommendations for what administrators can do to help combat burnout before it happens.
Social emotional learning is a critical element of education and development that helps students to better recognize, comprehend and self-manage their emotions. Additionally, SEL teaches students vital skills so they can begin to empathize with their peers, families, friends and others. Think of social emotional learning as a key that can open a door to enhanced learning outcomes, social behaviors and the creation of strong personal relationships that are built.
Providing high-quality, rigorous education opportunities equips students with the skills necessary to prepare for employment and independence. State standards have been established to do just that! The overall goal of state standards within education is to provide a clear, consistent learning framework so that students across the board can be successful in their education and beyond.