The Importance of Boundaries and Self Care with Tara Crebs
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In this episode Math Teacher, Tara Crebs, shares with us how she's adapting her strategies to fit the needs of her students. She is doing her best to engage and encourage her students during this time as well as implementing self-care to prevent burnout. Tara vulnerably shares with us what it's been like for her and how she's taking care of herself.

In this episode we discuss: 

  • using PDFs and Gmail to write on student's work and show the steps
  • how Tara is using Get More Math virtually
  • getting creative in motivating students
  • the emotional toll remote learning takes on teachers
  • structuring the day like a typical school day 
  • implementing self-care during planning periods

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About our Guest:
Tara has taught at Montoursville Area High School since the 2009-2010 school year (11 years!). She currently teaches 9th - 10th Algebra IA, 9th-10th Algebra I, 12th Consumer Review. Prior to teaching, Tara spent 7 years as an admissions office counselor and Associate Director, then spent 9 years as a stay-at-home mom to two boys.

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