How can we support the emotional well-being of teachers?Teachers emotionally support our kids -- but who's supporting our teachers? In this eye-opening talk, educator Sydney Jensen explores how teachers are at risk of "secondary trauma" -- the idea that they absorb the emotional weight of their students' experiences -- and shows how schools can get creative in supporting everyone's mental health and wellness.
1.3 Educator Wellness with Sydney JensenListen to this episode from The Teachers Caucus Podcast on Spotify. 2019 Nebraska Teacher of the Year, Sydney Jensen, discusses the policy needs to support educator health and wellness.Follow Sydney JensonTwitter: @sydneycjensenWebsite: www.sydney-jensen.comCheck out Sydney's TED Talk referenced in this episode.www.teacherscaucus.com
LPS Teacher's Ted Talk Over 'Compassion Fatigue' Going ViralA Lincoln Public School Teacher's Ted Talk about teacher well being is going viral with over 850,000 views. "It's not the grading. It's not the lesson planning, the meetings," Sydney Jensen says. "The tough part about teaching is all the things you can't control for your kids...all of the thing