Some teachers will say that it is not their job to teach students how to behave, or how to regulate their emotions, or how to make friends or what to do when they feel angry. However, if you don’t teach them these important social skills at school, how will they learn?
Where students and teacher get on with the business of learning and growing with the least amount of fuss and disruption. Where students are engaged and excited about the learning. Where there are clear ground rules for how to behave, how to treat each other and how to learn.
When you teach students with challenging behaviour, prevention is your most effective tool. Here are 5 ways to prevent challenging behaviour in the classroom
With a focus on how the school principal and executive can lead their staff in the area of wellbeing by being role models and positive examples, the five ways to wellbeing fit beautifully into school life especially as part of building a positive school culture that supports staff health and wellness.
As teachers, we are always looking for ways to optimise the learning for our students, whilst also taking little extra preparation time. Simple, effective ways to engage your students that won't require any extra work for you!
Here are some simple techniques you can add to your teaching […]
Happiness, energy and confidence are boosted by focusing on teacher wellbeing. Both yours and your students!
Simple ways to care for your wellbeing before it's too late.
There is no doubt that in schools where there are high levels of harmony and a positive outlook, staff usually experience greater job satisfaction; improved sense of belonging; stronger loyalty; greater commitment; less absenteeism; and higher levels of job performance.
‘I will not let anyone walk through my mind with his dirty feet.’
It’s your first teaching gig! How ridiculously wonderful and absolutely terrifying at the same time! At last you get to put into practice all that you have learnt for your very own students.
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3 steps outline how you can improve academic results through a social and emotional curriculum
Dear teachers, I know that sometimes you feel overwhelmed by the continual […]
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Make the curriculum relevant! Have you ever been in a PD or […]
Teachers talk 80% of the day Ask 150-200 questions Most are process based, requiring little analysis or relationships Teachers allow approximately 3 seconds to respond
Relationships are at the heart of all we do as teachers. If […]