Summertime: Time to Recharge!

Summer is just around the corner, and you know what that means – teachers, it’s time to recharge! The school year may sometimes feel like a marathon, but soon you can take a breather, check-in with yourself, exercise a little self-care, and be ready to tackle the next adventure in September!

Whether you spend your summer relaxing, connecting with your friends and family, or participating in professional development, make sure that you do what is right for YOU!

Don’t know where to start? We’ve compiled a few different resources to get you started!

Lead-up to Summer Vacation

Combat Teacher Burnout as the Summer Approaches: Tips for You and Your Classroom
The countdown to the end of the school year is well underway, and there is a huge list of to-dos that you want to cross off your list – wrapping up units, final assessments, and report cards, all while juggling students who are anxious to start their summer vacation. During this time of high-stress, check out these tips on how to manage your workload and mental well-being, and sail into summer like a pro!

Summer Prime Time

9 Things Teachers Should Do This Summer
Have you let self-care slip down on your to-do list this past school year? It happens sometimes! Now that it’s summer, here’s the perfect opportunity to focus on yourself again and do things that feed your well-being. These 9 things will be sure to have you feeling refreshed in no time!

Top 10 Things for Teachers During Summer Vacation
Much like a balanced meal that hits all the important food groups, your summer should have the perfect balance to keep you nourished and ready to go for September. This top 10 list of things teachers do during summer vacation covers everything from “you-time” and connecting with others to personal and professional growth!

6 Things Teachers Should NOT Do Over the Summer
A little humour to make some valuable points about what you shouldn’t do in the summer. Our favourite is #4. Don’t spend the summer worrying about the next school year!

Here are some ideas on how to rock the 2018/2019 school year. *bookmark these for later!

12 Smart Ways to Fight Teacher Burnout That Really Work
The best way to fight teacher burnout is to be proactive! Check out these 12 things you can do to avoid the burnout and have fun while you’re at it.

31 Gratitude Exercises That Will Boost Your Happiness
Did you know that gratitude has been shown to improve your physical and psychological health? Discover 31 practical, creative, and active ways you can enhance your gratitude.

Take Your Break Activities: healthy break activities that you can do in and around your workplace
During the school year, you’re buzzing around trying to get everything done. It can sometimes feel like you have no time to take a break! Check out these easy activities that you can sneak into your day.

We hope you’ve found some ideas on how to make the most of your summer. Once you’re done recharging, find a career to love on our job board!

Wishing you great summer, teachers!