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Healthy Teachers, Happy Classrooms

Twelve Brain-Based Principles to Avoid Burnout, Increase Optimism, and Support Physical Well-Being

By: Marcia L. Tate

Bestselling author Dr. Marcia L. Tate delivers 12 brain-based principles for avoiding teacher burnout and increasing health and wellness for teachers. These research-backed strategies will help you thrive personally and professionally. Each chapter digs into the benefits of these self-care and stress management tips and offers suggestions for bringing the practice to life in your classroom.

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How to beat teacher burnout, manage stress, and increase your health, wellness, and efficacy

Best-selling author Dr. Marcia L. Tate delivers 12 principles proven by brain research to help you thrive. From finding your purpose to weaving laughter into your day to moving your body, each chapter digs into the benefits of one principle, reveals simple ways you can turn the concept into action, and shares suggestions for bringing the practice to life in your classroom.

Avoid burnout with these self-care tips for teachers and other educators:

  • Understand the root causes and symptoms of educator and teacher stress, overwhelm, and burnout.
  • Learn practical strategies proven to help you live better, live longer, and become a better teacher.
  • Integrate wellness principles and coping strategies into your daily life so you feel rejuvenated and ready to serve others.
  • Translate your wellness to the classroom, creating happy, ready-to-learn students.
  • Maintain a lifestyle of happiness and health for long-term success.

Related Topics

Educator WellnessLeadershipTeacher Efficacy

Additional Information

Product Code: BKG044, EKF606

ISBN: 9781952812972

Published By: Solution Tree

“Marcia L. Tate is one of my heroes. One of the best presenters I’ve ever seen, Marcia shares wise, powerful, helpful strategies and tools. In this book, especially relevant in these challenging times, she turns her attention to healthy principles for better lives. Anyone interested in living a healthier life—and isn’t that all of us?—will get a lot out of reading this book.”

Jim Knight, Author; Senior Partner, Instructional Coaching Group; Research Associate, University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning

“Once again, Marcia L. Tate knocks it out of the park with her keen insights about the brain and self-care. She provides many practical strategies for teachers to reduce their feelings of burnout and reignite their passion for the profession. This book will change your life.”

Kathy Perez, Author and Education Consultant; Professor Emerita, Kalmanovitz School of Education, Saint Mary’s College of California

“This book is a must-read for educators looking to reduce stress and maximize their impact on student learning. Marcia L. Tate’s longevity principles have helped me manage my stress and show up ready to address the needs of all our students.”

Katlin A. Despain, Sixth-Grade Teacher, Hot Springs County School District 1, Thermopolis, Wyoming

“Marcia has once again captured the pulse of education with this timely, important book! She provides a recipe with twelve ingredients to improve health, longevity, and happiness in your life. Her brain-friendly action plans describe what, why, and how to take care of yourself in these difficult times. I highly recommend adding this stress-relieving book to your reading list for improving your classroom and personal well-being. Destined to be a best-seller!”

Warren G. Phillips, Author, Educational Consultant, Former Middle School Science Teacher, National Teachers Hall of Fame Inductee, Time/Chevrolet Teacher of The Year, and Disney Middle School Teacher of The Year

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