Photo: Teacher Rachel Swartz (featured below) walks through a park with her dog as a form of self-care. (Photo courtesy of Rachel Swartz)
We are coming up on one year since COVID-19 changed our way of life and the way we teach—and self-care is more important than ever.
As virus rates fluctuate, so do the ways that educators interact with students and families. Some schools are holding classes in person, some are holding them online, and in certain districts, you'll find a mix of both. In this ongoing pandemic, all approaches to teaching present unique challenges, and in stressful times, self-care for teachers is key.
Self-Care for Teachers
We spoke with educators who shared advice about why and how to keep self-care top of mind. Here's what they said.
Responses have been edited for length and clarity.
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