Stepping outside can give teachers a recharge

Being a teacher involves spending most days “under artificial lights in classrooms and offices, our faces illuminated by screens,” writes Ryan Tahmaseb, director of library services at the Meadowbrook School in Weston, Massachusetts.

“We don’t go outside unless we need to supervise an outdoor activity or move from one building to another,” he adds. “So many Americans are overworked, stressed and anxious. And educators can struggle with these issues more than most, especially during the pandemic.”

In a July 8 post for Edutopia, Tahmaseb lists seven ways teachers can get outside during the workday in order “to restore your energy, lift your spirits and return to yourself.” Read more here.