Teachers are stressed and overwhelmed as the COVID-19 pandemic wears on and regardless of whether your schools are open or not, “Anxiety is at an 11”.
Although it is a positive sign that more children can benefit from an in-person learning environment, it can still be difficult to cope with the uncertainties and changing of routines.
Many teachers are dealing with their own struggles regarding the situation and their return to the classroom and are concerned that they could:
- Potentially contract the virus themselves and bring it home to their families.
- Be a carrier of the virus and pass it on to students or coworkers.
- Be unable to meet their own standards of doing their jobs given all the new guidelines in place for teaching.
No matter where you find yourself in the (re)-opening phase, your teachers and staff need to continuously support students during these times. As they facilitate the transition to the classroom, they need to also need manage their own transition and anxieties.
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