S3EP11 Four ways I sabotaged my success as a teacher (and how my thinking has changed)

There’s no question that being a new teacher is tremendously stressful. But when I reflect on my teaching practice and how it evolved over the years, I realize that I created a lot of my own stress simply through the way I chose to perceive my work.

The mindset that I held toward my students and their parents, as well as how I viewed my role in the classroom, often made an annoying incident feel maddening, and a challenging situation feel impossible to overcome.

Today, I’ll share four specific ways I sabotaged my own success as a teacher, as well as how and why my thinking changed over time.

from Angela Watson's Truth for Teachers http://ift.tt/1Mg2Re5