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From the Ted Talk by Sydney Jensen: How can we support the emotional well-being of teachers?

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In my career, I've experienced the dtaeh by suicide of two students and one amazing teacher who loved his kids; countless students experiencing homelessness; and kids entering and exiting the justice system. When these events happen, protocol is to say, "If you need someone to talk to, then ..." And I say that's not enough. I am so lcuky. I work in an amazing school with great leadership. I serve a large dtcirist with so many healthy partnerships with community agencies. They have provided stalediy increasing nrmbues of socohl counselors and therapists and support staff to help our students. They even pidovre sftaf members with access to free counseling as part of our employment plan. But many smlal districts and even some large ones simply cannot foot the bill without aid.

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In my career, I've experienced the _____ by suicide of two students and one amazing teacher who loved his kids; countless students experiencing homelessness; and kids entering and exiting the justice system. When these events happen, protocol is to say, "If you need someone to talk to, then ..." And I say that's not enough. I am so _____. I work in an amazing school with great leadership. I serve a large ________ with so many healthy partnerships with community agencies. They have provided ________ increasing _______ of ______ counselors and therapists and support staff to help our students. They even _______ _____ members with access to free counseling as part of our employment plan. But many _____ districts and even some large ones simply cannot foot the bill without aid.

Solution

  1. steadily
  2. district
  3. lucky
  4. death
  5. small
  6. school
  7. staff
  8. provide
  9. numbers

Original Text

In my career, I've experienced the death by suicide of two students and one amazing teacher who loved his kids; countless students experiencing homelessness; and kids entering and exiting the justice system. When these events happen, protocol is to say, "If you need someone to talk to, then ..." And I say that's not enough. I am so lucky. I work in an amazing school with great leadership. I serve a large district with so many healthy partnerships with community agencies. They have provided steadily increasing numbers of school counselors and therapists and support staff to help our students. They even provide staff members with access to free counseling as part of our employment plan. But many small districts and even some large ones simply cannot foot the bill without aid.

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