Evaluation of Teaching

Instructor Self-Care: Start a "Be Kind Portfolio"

Decorative: "Be kind to yourself"


"A Self-Care Strategy for Beleaguered Academics" (post) outlines one professor's ongoing strategy to collect a broad range of encouraging "performance documentation" as "a personal survival tool" to help guard against "burn out, get[ing] cynical, or despis[ing] administrators (and their processes)."

1. What Is a "Be Kind Portfolio"?

A "Be Kind Portfolio" is "a way to be kind to [yourself] and remind [yourself] why [you] teach and why [you] serve students" -- a gathering of "the little but tangible things that demonstrate [y]our successes — and those of [y]our students."

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