This is a worthwhile read, and a worthwhile topic to consider. I’d like to add an idea to Method 1: Task Crafting that I think art teachers in particular, as well as some others, would be able to take advantage of. Most art teachers enjoy more freedoms and flexibility in their work compared to teachers who teach subjects measured by high stakes standardized tests. With this freedom, most of us can make a significant to change to what and how we teach without changing subject, levels, or schools. Get creative and design a bold new approach to your instruction! There’s no better way to reengage!
At the end of this year, I had a major thought: I need alcohol. Then, I had a more productive thought: I need a change. You’ve had those years, right? When the challenges of teaching stalk you like dementors, sucking the life out of your soul? But as much as I’ve thought about waving goodbye […]