147: Avoid the Rumor Mill

The spring season in a school building can cause a lot of anxiety as testing begins and talk about changes for the upcoming school year surface. In order for a teacher to close out the current school year successfully (and with all of their sanity intact), they must avoid the rumor mill. Tune in to this episode to hear 5 tips for how to do just that!

avoid the rumor millQuotables

  • It’s a juggling act that ends up being so fluid nothing is ever final
  • Let the rumors go in one ear and out the other
  • Your kids don’t need to see you stress about what might or might not happen in the future
  • Ground yourself in the truth about what you yourself can change
  • Stay present – Stay sane

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I am a teacher trainer and coach. Working elbow to elbow with teachers and teacher leaders to ensure instructional proficiency and student achievement soar lights me up. We have a real need in our nation for strong educators to remain in the field. My blog, book, podcast, courses and instructional materials are geared towards empowering teachers (and those that lead them) to receive the support needed to grow and thrive today, tomorrow and always.