Articles Tagged With: Teacher Burnout
Teacher burnout is nothing new. It’s a topic widely discussed in the online community, and we even dedicated an entire blog post to the burnout a few years back that included various ways to fight it.
However, there is another type of burnout that we have not discussed– testing burnout. Believe it or not, educators also experience testing burnout like their students.
So how do you know if you are experiencing testing burnout? Here are some signs that you just might have it (adapted from here):
You struggle to feel motivated to revisit …
We start school in late summer, put our “pedals to the metal” and don’t look back. Fortunately, a couple of months after the start of the school year we are given some distractions from the daily grind: the holidays. October through December we experience a whirlwind of food, decorations, traditions, family and friends. Then, in the blink of an eye, it’s all over and we have to face reality. Another semester. If you’re like me then you may experience “Burnout” around the time January shows its’ chilly face.
This year I …