TITLE

Coping with stress in the special education classroom

AUTHOR(S)
Brownell, Mary
PUB. DATE
September 1997
SOURCE
Teaching Exceptional Children;Sep/Oct97, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p76
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the effect stress can have on teachers in special education. Effects of stress that reduces a teacher's motivation; Importance of the ability to successfully manage stress; Reasons special education teachers will be stressed; Need for teachers to make a distinction between their job and personal life; Teachers who are less vulnerable to stress.
ACCESSION #
9709186639

 

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