Category Archives: Mental Health

Teacher Burnout


A few days ago, I had a conversation with a parent of a fifth grader who told me about how her son’s teacher had a meltdown in class, yelled at the students so loudly, that afterwards her son came home upset and even shed a few tears. This type of episode is not new; in fact, the label “teacher burnout” is a very well recognized term in education research and among practitioners themselves. Continue reading