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  • What's so hard about teaching anyway?

    Lately, I have found myself thinking more and more about this question. I have been trying to figure out the most succinct way of explaining to someone, who doesn’t understand the complexities of teaching, why the job is so demanding. I could start with the facts, of course.
  • Mental Health, Let's Talk About It

    There are very few professions where there is more vulnerability in openly sharing mental health-related challenges than in education. The stigma around educator mental health is generally driven by the presumption of how it would be interpreted by others.
  • Canada's Food Guide 2019: A New Approach to Healthy Eating

    The Government of Canada had previously announced that the new guide would revise the types of foods recommended for healthy eating patterns. This week, the government delivered on that promise. Instead of telling us which food groups to eat from and how many servings we should be having of each every day, the new guide is in some ways much broader – directing us to eat more intuitively, opt for plenty of vegetables and fruits, and choose protein-rich and whole grain foods. And, don’t forget to hydrate; water is now the recommended drink of choice.
  • The Well Teacher is officially launching on January 15, 2019

    We hope that you will join us, either virtually by following us on social media or in person (click to RSVP), on January 15, 2019, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. PST to not only celebrate this exciting milestone in The Well Teacher community but also to be part of the movement to support well teachers everywhere.
  • The Well Teacher is Here

    With this book, we have sought to provide the most comprehensive resource available today that supports and empowers all teachers, no matter their role or tenure, to address their own health and wellness needs so that they can enjoy a long and successful career in the classroom.