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June 17, 2022 · Leave a comment

Six Strategies for Building Empathy in the Classroom #EmpathyDay

Showing empathy can help teachers better understand and support students. Learn how you can incorporate this skill in your classroom. Source: Six Strategies for Building Empathy in the Classroom

June 9, 2022 · Leave a comment

What is Empathy? #EmpathyDay

June 9, 2022 · Leave a comment

Empathy Day 2022 | Activity and Curriculum Ideas | Teachwire

How to embed empathy throughout your school. Find helpful resources ahead of June 9th 2022 here: Empathy Day 2022 | Activity and Curriculum Ideas | Teachwire

June 3, 2022 · Leave a comment

COMING SOON! Empathy Day 2022 | EmpathyLab

Empathy Day is 9 June 2022. On Empathy Day, EmpathyLab runs events and activities to help children read, connect and act using empathy. Authors, illustrators, schools, libraries, and families across … Continue reading

June 3, 2022 · Leave a comment

Interoceptive Input and Sensory Processing Disorder

This issue is beyond my expertise and experience, but I include it to show how our growing understanding of the science and neuroscience of life and learning has the ability … Continue reading

May 27, 2022 · Leave a comment

Some Vital Neuroscientific Information For the Classroom

Here’s a thought… in planning learning, what if the structure of the lesson was based not on Into, Body, Plenary or some such structure, and instead aimed to achieve that … Continue reading

May 13, 2022 · Leave a comment

Some Key Developmental Factors in Adolescent Learners… Ignore Them At Your Peril!

Teenagers can be annoying, can’t they just! Daydreaming, emotionally charged, refusing to sit still and just listen…  the list is endless, as any teacher will tell you. However, if you … Continue reading

May 6, 2022 · Leave a comment

The Leader You Most Admired and Should Aspire to Emulate

I imagine we will all recognise the qualities of great leaders in this infographic. I find many of these qualities apply not to the brash and narcissistic examples of leadership … Continue reading

April 29, 2022 · Leave a comment

Neurodiversity and Stimming

I must admit that the term that the term ‘stimming’ was a new one to me, although once it was laid out in this graphic I recognised the typical behaviours … Continue reading

April 22, 2022 · Leave a comment

Behaviours Which Give Opportunities for Personal Growth

Challenging behaviour… the very term is corrosive of the learning environment. Challenging behaviour assumes that the is a central purpose and a pedagogical style in which the teacher is the … Continue reading

April 15, 2022 · Leave a comment

Stopping the School to Prison Pipeline

I found this infographic chilling in the starkness with which it presents a common picture that readers in the US and the UK would recognise. Whilst the education system is … Continue reading

April 13, 2022 · Leave a comment

14 Things Every Student Needs

What does every single student need – absolutely, positively have to have – to succeed inside and outside of the classroom? Find out here: What Every Student Needs | Terry … Continue reading

April 8, 2022 · Leave a comment

Secrets of Successful Schools No One Told You | Onne Blog

Source: Secrets of Successful Schools No One Told You | Onne Blog

April 1, 2022 · Leave a comment

Supporting Children’s Emotional Resilience

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March 18, 2022 · Leave a comment

Aspects of Rest

Many thanks to good friend of this site, Daniel Sobel, for sharing this insight into aspects, or even dimensions of rest. Too often we equate rest to an aspect of … Continue reading

February 25, 2022 · Leave a comment

Formative Parenting Means Not Always Being Right

There is great mythology about parenting, and teaching for that matter. Unfortunately, once you put people in a role of responsibility, they assume that they must act infallibly. That is … Continue reading

February 7, 2022 · Leave a comment

A Happy Child is a Learning Child

Another timely reminder from Elevare London via Daniel Sobel… I wonder how many schools have a policy regarding pupil happiness and contentment?

January 28, 2022 · Leave a comment

Maintaining a Commitment to Staff Development Even During the Most Difficult Times

Thanks to Ross Morrison McGill’s TeacherToolkit for providing this latest iteration of developing the potential of employees/learners. I first came across this graphic when involved with the National School Improvement … Continue reading

January 24, 2022 · Leave a comment

Four Dimensions of Learning

Thanks to Tonya Gilchrist for sharing this timely reminder created by Tanmay Vora about the significant dimensions of learning.

January 21, 2022 · Leave a comment

Lesson Exit Prompts | Literacy in Focus

A simple series of prompts to help you design effective plenary sessions for your lessons from Literacy in Focus. Please share any particularly successful prompts you use to end and … Continue reading

January 14, 2022 · Leave a comment

As Christmas Draws Near…

The simplest things are often the most effective, and tired and frazzled teachers sometimes lose sight of this. Have a successful end to your term and a restful and happy … Continue reading

December 20, 2021 · Leave a comment

21 Things Every Educator Should Try in 2021 | Hooked On Innovation

This is a list of ideas for educators to try in their classroom this year. Some are tools and others are strategies to drive student engagement. Source: 21 Things Every … Continue reading

November 26, 2021 · Leave a comment

Habits and Happiness

I’m often suspicious of those writers who have boxed success into a pithy formula, particularly when it encompasses a number of habits. Too often the habits are descriptive and the … Continue reading

November 19, 2021 · Leave a comment

Important Active Listening Skills and Techniques

Learn about active listening, get a list of skills with examples of techniques, and find out why employers value effective listeners. Source: Important Active Listening Skills and Techniques | The … Continue reading

November 12, 2021 · Leave a comment

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