I’m not familiar with SEL but I am a huge fan of Brené Brown and I have read many of her books. Do you think this fatigue has been a result of the SEL method exclusively, and would not following it be less exhausting? Or do you think it’s the entire Covid-19 situation, the change, the additional responsibility that …
It was just the emphasis — be empathetic and forgiving of students, but punitive towards teachers. Granted some of my peers’ actions like calling out for a week at a time weren’t very defensible. I love Brene Brown too, but just using her work in the context of an unforgiving work environment was an ironic juxtaposition we were constantly used to.