Teachers are maintaining a lot of balance every day, and that pressure has increased since the epidemic began. According to the National Education Association, in a recent survey, 55 percent of teachers said they would “quit teaching sooner than the first plan” and 90 percent of members who responded said “burning is a serious problem.”
Finding ways to reduce the stress experienced by teachers and preventing teacher laziness is important for teacher morale and, ultimately, for student outcomes. While no single area alone can prevent teacher fires, tools designed with teachers’ needs in mind can play a big role in supporting teachers and making their work less stressful.
This is where technology – and especially the right technology – can make a huge difference in reducing workload, promoting more productive communication and boosting morale. Choosing the right technology tools can help teachers spend more time and support doing what they love – teaching and influencing students.
When choosing a technology for a district, it is important to consider the tools that:
1. Reduce administrative workload: Using tools that combine student data and provide a user-friendly experience will reduce the administrative workload of teachers. From contacting parents to collecting fees and agreeing to field trips, new technology platforms can automate and streamline many administrative tasks lying on teachers’ desks.