Category: Nature

3 Ways to RENEW this School Year

By Danielle Nuhfer/ no comments
We’re in the midst of the RENEWAL phase of our teaching season.  And as Allende assures us, our capacity for survival in the midst of tough things is awesome.  There

There’s a reason for the season

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“Every season is one of becoming, but not always one of blooming.Be gracious with your ever-evolving self.” -B. Oakman I have a confession to make…  My name is Danielle and

What can “weeds” teach us about teacher burnout?

By Danielle Nuhfer/ 2 comments
Teacher burnout will be less likely when the people in power begin to acknowledge the benefit teachers bring to the school's ecosystem.

What can floundering strawberries teach us about our own wellbeing?

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One thing that I have come to believe is that nature knows what we should do, if we only pay attention. Nature can serve as a guide for how to

Are you the Oak or the Willow?

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This whole month has been devoted to taking care of ourselves throughout these last few weeks of the school year.  Hopefully you’ve been able to find some moments to find

What can you do for your teacher wellness journey?

By Danielle Nuhfer/ no comments
As many of you know, I’ve been an English teacher for almost 18 years.  During this social distancing experiment, I’ve rediscovered my love for poetry a bit, especially nature poems