For the past 20 years, Elena Aguilar, the founder and President of Bright Morning, has worked as a teacher and instructional coach for educators. During that time she’s witnessed and experienced something that many teachers know all too well. The feeling of being overwhelmed.

As part of an ongoing series, Aguilar recently published: “How to Coach the Overwhelmed Teacher.” In it, she offers five tips for working with a colleague or employee when they feel overwhelmed.

  • Describe it
  • Recall Previous Experiences
  • Identify a next step
  • Listen
  • Plan for Action

To hear our full interview with Elena Aguilar listen to Episode 90 of the Class Dismissed Podcast on iTunes or your favorite podcasting app.

Resources from Episode 90

The Core Emotions Resource discussed with Aguilar.

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