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  • Wade Repta's article "Now is the time" featured in The Teacher magazine

    We are thrilled to be featured, once again, in the Nova Scotia Teachers' Union magazine, The Teacher!

    Appearing in the October 2019 issue of The Teacher, Wade Repta's article, Now is the time, encourages proactive wellness by asking readers to reflect on the small changes they can make or practices they can carry forward from the previous year to protect and increase their their own well-being for the 2019-2020 school year. 

  • The Well Teacher featured as a Top Pick in the OSSTF's Education Forum magazine

    The Well Teacher has been featured as a "Top Pick" in the latest issue of the OSSTF's Education Forum magazine. In the review, Nanci Henderson describes The Well Teacher as an "excellent resource" and highlights the book's strong focus on personal accountability through developing and setting wellness goals as well as the variety of complementary wellness tools designed to help any teacher "transform common sense into personal practice."
  • Book Review: The Well Teacher recommended to teachers at any stage in their career

    A review of The Well Teacher was published in the Sep-Oct 2019 issue of the BCTF's Teacher magazine. The reviewer, Mr. Mike Kimmis, BCTF staff, provides a general overview of the book while also highlighting some of The Well Teacher's key features and functions. Mr. Kimmis notes that the book is well organized and emphasizes the particularly useful information and tools found in Chapter 1: Teacher Wellness. Mr. Kimmis ends his review by recommending The Well Teacher "to teachers at any stage of their career."

    For the full review, see the latest issue of BCTF Teacher magazine here.

  • World Teachers' Day 2019 Promotion - Canada-wide $10 Flat Shipping

    In celebration of The Well Teacher's first official World Teachers' Day (on October 5th, 2019), we are offering a $10 flat shipping rate on all Canadian* orders.
  • VOTE SXSW EDU 2020 Proposal | Educators: Finding Balance in an Imbalanced Role

    Watch Wade Repta, author of The Well Teacher and Vice President of humanworks, discuss his thoughts on balance and wellness for educators in the K-...
  • Part 2 of a two-part feature on voice now available in Teacher magazine

    Wade's second article, "Maintain your voice", now available in the Teacher magazine's March 2019 issue, builds on those ideas by introducing a number of different ways teachers can protect their voice.
  • The Well Teacher featured in Lynn Valley Life

    A health-focused Lynn Valley couple has written the book on keeping teachers healthy. With more than 20 years practicing occupational therapy focusing on the education sector Wade Repta put much of his expertise down on paper in The Well Teacher with the help of his wife Andrée.
  • Wade Repta pens a two-part feature on voice for Teacher magazine

    The first or a two-part feature on voice and teaching, written by The Well Teacher author Wade Repta, can now be found in the Jan/Feb 2019 issue of the BCTF's Teacher magazine.
  • The Well Teacher featured on CBC's Radio West with Sarah Penton

    On January 15, 2019, author Wade Repta spoke with Sarah Penton from CBC's Radio West about The Well Teacher; exploring topics such as how teaching has changed in the past 20 years and what are some of the most common wellness challenges teachers experience today.
  • The Well Teacher featured on CBC's On the Coast with Gloria Macarenko

    On January 15, 2019, author Wade Repta was interviewed about The Well Teacher by CBC's Gloria Macarenko during her show, On the Coast. Together, they explored a number of the book's topics, including the stressors of teaching, teacher resilience, and a few of the ways to enhance teacher wellness.
  • Press Release: The Well Teacher Book Launch

    Between 4 p.m and 8 p.m, on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, humanworks press invites members of the education community and media to join us at our office to celebrate the launch of The Well Teacher, a new resource that was created specifically to respond to the unique set of wellness challenges teachers experience in the profession. Refreshments and light snacks will be served throughout the evening. At 6 p.m., author, Wade Repta, BHSc., OT, will deliver a brief introduction to the book as well as a hold a short Q&A session, where he looks forward to engaging in dialogue on topics ranging from how teachers can enhance their own individual wellness to the idea that well teachers = well classrooms.