Throughout this school year, I’ve been using a gardening theme in my articles to coincide with our theme of Cultivating Growth. The word “cultivate” has another meaning as well. In addition to agricultural references, ‘cultivate’ also means to “try to acquire or develop a quality, sentiment, or skill.
If you are still narrowing down your top couple of New Year’s resolutions, considering cultivating your own growth by the following suggestions from Teacher's Lifeand The Learner's Edge
Talk to more adults about topics other than school
Cut yourself some slack
Enjoy your students
Maintain a healthy work-life balance
Learn a technology that will enhance daily routines