Title Overcoming Teacher Burnout in Early Childhood
Subtitle Strategies for Change
Author Ellen M. Drolette
ISBN 9781605546094
List price USD 24.95
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 120
Book size 153 x 229 mm
Publishing year 2019
Original publisher Redleaf Press (Eurospan Group)
Published in India by .
Exclusive distributors Viva Books Private Limited
Sales territory India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, .
Status New Arrival
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Review:

“Ellen draws upon her years of experience and expertise to focus on the many reasons why early childhood professionals suffer from low staff morale. . . Included are ways to motivate and inspire classroom teachers and others to view their work in a way that is healthy, intentional, and creates a high-quality early childhood environment. Overcoming Teacher Burnout in Early Childhood is critically important.”
Midwest Book Reviews


Description:

Personal stories from the field illustrate practical tips to refuel and improve morale in early childhood.

Caregiver fatigue and low morale is a problem in many early care settings. Overcoming Teacher Burnout in Early Childhood focuses on the many reasons why early childhood professionals can suffer from low staff morale that causes such a high industry turnover rate. Included are ways to motivate and inspire yourself and others to view their work in a way that is healthy, intentional, and creates a high-quality early childhood environment. Personal stories from the field highlight how educators have themselves stayed motivated. The conversational style offers opportunities for self-reflection and group work. Practical steps help caregivers find ways to refuel and bump up morale, providing the energy needed to tackle long-term strategies.


Contents:

Acknowledgements

Introduction

Chapter 1: Work-Life Balance

Chapter 2: Setting Priorities

Chapter 3: Coping with Setbacks

Chapter 4: Compassion Fatigue

Chapter 5: Leadership

Chapter 6: Professional Development

Chapter 7: Mental Health

Chapter 8: Self-Care

Chapter 9: Self-Worth

Chapter 10: Regulations

Chapter 11: Respect

Chapter 12: Negativity

Chapter 13: Saying No

Chapter 14: Staff Management

Chapter 15: Teaching Philosophy

Chapter 16: Environment

Chapter 17: Peer Networking and Mentoring

Chapter 18: Empowerment

Chapter 19: Playfulness

Appendix A: Program Wish List

Appendix B: Individual Professional Development Plan

Appendix C: Physical Program and Classroom Improvements

Appendix D: Discussion Questions

References

 

About the Author:

Ellen M. Drolette has been working in the field of early care and education for 25 years. She has served on the board of NAFCC, is a Global Leader with the World Forum Foundation, and was named a Master Leader in 2016 by Exchange Magazine. She is a family child care provider in a National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC) accredited program. In addition to working in direct care, Drolette trains and mentors people at the New Americans in Child Care Project.

Target Audience:

This book is well-suited for students and academicians of education.

 
 
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