Ask a Teacher: How to avoid burnout.

Teachers Explain How They Avoid Burning Out

Teachers Explain How They Avoid Burning Out

With Columbia Journalism School’s Teacher Project.
May 8 2015 1:44 PM

Ask a Teacher: How Do You Avoid Burnout?

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Welcome to the latest installment of Ask a Teacher, Slate’s education podcast with the Theater Project at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. In this episode, host Matt Collette asks three working teachers to answer questions like “How do you avoid getting burned out?”

Today’s teachers: 

  • Andrew Ahn, a teacher and adviser at City as School, an alternative high school for 11th- and 12th-grade transfer students in New York.
  • Tessa Benau, a 10th-grade math teacher at Vanguard High School in New York. 
  • Ray Salazar, a high school English teacher in the Chicago Public Schools. He writes the White Rhino education blog.

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