Shifting to a Wellness Paradigm in Teacher Education: A Promising Practice for Fostering Teacher Stress Reduction, Burnout Resilience, and Promoting Retention
Teacher attrition is a growing concern for the U.S. educational system. One promising practice in teacher education to combat this trend is a wellness paradigm focus. This article includes information concerning current teacher stress, burnout, and attrition. In addition, the historical and theoretical underpinnings of wellness will be introduced as well as case illustrations of wellness in teaching practice. Implications for teacher educators will be discussed.
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Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: December 1, 2012
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