How can teachers balance the needs of busy overwhelming classrooms with the needs of their own health and well-being? This remarkable book shows you hwow embracing a healthy lifestyle is not only beneficial for teachers, but for students, classrooms, and schools, too. It suggests that teachers can reduce the amount of time they work outside the classroom and still be a motivated and engaged teacher. Promoting a healthy work–life balance for teachers, the book explores how to avoid burnout while still creating an effective learning community in your classroom. The conversational tone of the book, along with a wealth of anecdotal examples, will make this highly readable resource an invaluable guide for every educator.
About the Author
Lisa Bush is a fourth-generation educator who understands the need for and is passionate about teacher wellness. Lisa has taught for more than 15 years and presents internationally on Language Arts, Fine Arts, gifted education, and teacher wellness. She lives and teaches in Calgary with her husband and two children. A teacher, writer, and artist, Lisa shares her journey with educators at www.lisabush.ca.