Teachers today are more stressed than ever. It is crucial that teachers develop the tools necessary to keep from falling prey to the potentially destructive effects of stress and burnout. Cultivating Teacher Renewal: Guarding Against Stress and Burnout offers the antidote by providing the knowledge, skills and practices that will keep teachers from surrendering to burnout.
Contents; Introduction; Part I. UNDERSTANDING THE MANY FACETS OF TEACHER STRESS AND BURNOUT; Ch01. The Consequences of Stress and Burnout; Ch02. Job Characteristics and Their Impact on Burnout and Well-Being; Ch03. The Vital Role of Social Support for Counteracting Burnout; Ch04. Teaching Is Emotional Labor; Ch05. Why Teacher Emotions Are Important; Part II. BECOMING STRESS HARDY: GUARDING AGAINST BURNOUT; Ch06. Approaches to Student and Classroom Behavior Management That Reduce Stress; Ch07. Modifying Destructive Ways of Thinking; Ch08. Changing the Way You Communicate with Yourself Ch09. Learning to Quiet the MindCh10. How to Thrive and Flourish: Sustaining Resilience, Optimism, and Hope; Epilogue; References
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