The problem of being “busy”

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As educators, the reality is our work is never done. There is no finish line. We add more to the “to do” list than we cross off. We will always have more on our plates than we can tackle each day, so the real challenge is this: How do we take control of our time? […]

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There’s more to life than being busy.

At first I thought it was a teacher thing. I would ask how someone was doing and they would say, “I’m really busy.” This was often followed by a description of how little sleep they had gotten and how much grading they had done. Teachers weren’t whining. It wasn’t a “poor me” attitude. It was […]

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