Teachers Don’t Need to Rest — They Need to Heal

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“Mom, I am still so exhausted, “ I said after 2 full weeks of my summer vacation.

“Well, you have had quite a rollercoaster ride over the last 18 months. You can’t expect to recover after only 2 weeks,” was her wise response.

I had been expecting to feel better and more energized after a week away from school like I usually did in the summer. Yet, I had not…