In order to fix a problem, we must first understand it—thoroughly, and from every angle. Though we, at JabuMind, want to be a positive light in the world of educators, we also realize that in order to offer a solution, we must be absolutely certain that we understand the problem.
To this end, we have interviewed hundreds, if not thousands, of teachers using many different modalities: in-person interviews, online surveys, phone calls, emails and text messages. We’ve Facebooked, Instagrammed, and Tweeted. We’ve talked to administrators, teachers in their first few years of teaching, and seasoned teachers with over 30 years of experience.
In this recent report, Elizabeth Mulville shares an overview of why teachers quit.