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Educational LeadershipFighting Educator BurnoutSummer 2018 Digital IssueVolume 75, No. 9
10 Is it Burnout? Or Demoralization?Doris A. SantoroDemoralization happens when educators face persistent challenges to their professional values.
16 Make Your Own Grass GreenerRebecca MieliwockiEducators must resist the naysayers, says the 2012 National Teacher of the Year.
22 Avoiding School Leadership BurnoutBaruti K. KafeleTo keep from collapsing under pressure, get a grip on your “why.”
28 How to Help Teachers Win the Burnout WarJenny Grant RankinFive ways school leaders can be powerful allies for overwhelmed teachers.
34 Teaching SmarterGlen Pearsall Better teaching shouldn’t be code for “more work.”
40 Finding Balance: 6 Educators on Avoiding BurnoutSusan Stone Kessler, Justin Minkel, Alexis Wiggins, Kelli Scott, Dominique Smith, and Geneviève DeBose AkinnagbeStories and advice from school veterans on maintaining your spirit and perspective.
46 Leading With Emotional IntelligenceJanet Patti, Allison Holzer, Robin S. Stern, James Floman, and Marc A. BrackettCan developing their emotional intelligence help school administrators manage stress and lead more effectively?
52 Widening the Mentoring CircleJacqueline DarvinEven the best assigned mentor can’t be all things to a teacher sliding toward burnout.
58 To Stem Teacher Burnout, Go DigitalCatlin TuckerUsed wisely, technology can help shift teachers’ mindsets about how they work—and maybe even save their careers.
64 Going From Teacher to Leader—Without Losing Your WayStarr SacksteinOne educator’s hard-earned tips on making the transition to an administrator role.
5 Perspectives/Summer Project: Managing Stress in SchoolsAnthony Rebora
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