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Thought For The Day: Try

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September 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

What’s It Like to Have Asperger’s? A 9-Year-Old’s Perspective | The TpT Blog

Read this special interview between a mom and her 9-year-old son with Asperger’s as he talks candidly about sensory issues, social struggles, and more. Read the full interview here: What’s … Continue reading

September 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

Going back to school in a war zone | BBC News

It’s back to school – but for millions the prospect of another school year will not mean new books, bags and subjects. It will be a struggle to get an … Continue reading

September 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

What makes a ‘toxic’ environment? Part 3 | Ac-Ed

Originally posted on ace-d:
This is part 3 of exploring and dealing with a toxic learning environment where we look at teacher retention.  Part two is here I have mentioned that…

September 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Inspire!

August 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Educate Yourself

August 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: The Pain of Being Stuck

August 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Making a drama out of a TB crisis | BBC News

In National Capital District, one of the worst affected areas in Port Moresby, 62-year-old Rodney Kove is using drama to teach children about TB. Having studied dance and theatre at … Continue reading

August 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Why Restorative Practices Benefit All Students | Edutopia

Punitive discipline can be harmful and unfair—restorative practices offer hopeful solutions. Did you know that a significant percentage of the achievement gap between students of color and white students is … Continue reading

August 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Accentuate the Positive

August 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

What makes a ‘toxic’ environment? Part 2 | Ac-Ed

Originally posted on ace-d:
This is part 2 of exploring and dealing with a toxic learning environment. Part one is here It is easier to run away than stay and…

August 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

What makes a ‘toxic’ environment? Part 1 | Ac-Ed

Originally posted on ace-d:
I have written this article to address the debate around teachers leaving teaching and the stress levels of pupils presently being experienced and reported. It is…

August 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

Dyspraxia Checklist For Teachers and Parents

Source: Dyspraxia Checklist For Teachers and Parents | StephaniePressman

August 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Be More Curious

August 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Too hot? In 1858 a heatwave turned London into a stinking sewer

Suffering in the hot weather? Spare a thought then for the population of London back in 1858, a year of sky-high temperatures and the Great Stink. That year, the London … Continue reading

August 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Reading

August 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

Huge rise in unconditional university offers for students | BBC News

There has been a huge rise in the number of unconditional offers being made to students for university places, admissions service Ucas says. The total made to 18-year-olds from England, … Continue reading

July 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Winning

July 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: The Company You Keep

July 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

How Books and Television Affect Your Brain Differently, According to Science

There’s a perception that books are good, while TV is bad. Spend a day curled up with a book and you’re an intellectual, but spend a day watching your favorite … Continue reading

July 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Rest Your Mind

July 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

A Case for Finger Counting | Edutopia

A study published in Frontiers in Education suggests that this may be a mistake because finger counting seems to boost math learning when paired with number games. Read the full … Continue reading

July 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

25 Attention-Getters to Calm A Noisy Classroom | Education to the Core

As teachers, we know the value of having good attention getters to quiet noisy classrooms. I have always wanted a comprehensive list of all of the best attention getters in … Continue reading

July 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

10 Things to Stop Saying to Your Kids (and What to Say Instead)

Current research shows that some of the most commonly used and seemingly positive phrases we use with kids are actually quite destructive. Despite our good intentions, these statements teach children … Continue reading

June 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

Fake news harms children’s self-esteem and trust, say MPs | BBC News

Children with poor literacy skills struggle most to tell which stories are false, says a report. A few weeks ago, Chloe, 13, shared a hoax story about the alleged death of … Continue reading

June 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Invest Wisely

June 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Making it Possible

June 19, 2018 · Leave a comment
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