Using worksheets in the classroom is common. It is not always the […]
By giving kids agency over what they learn and how they learn you will harness their natural curiosity which is the basis for motivation.
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Is resilience the key to student success? How to promote resilience in our students is a hot topic in education and health at the moment and for a good reason. Resilience is the ability to cope with negative life events and challenges. It has been described as the capacity to 'bounce back' from difficult situations and persist in the face of adversity. Developing resilience in young people is considered by many as the antidote to the epidemic of mental ill-health across our society today. The rate of students with anxiety and depression is of growing concern (Sawyer et al, 2000; Mission Australia, 2009) and schools are uniquely placed to contribute to healthy student attitudes and self-awareness.
For children and young people who live in uncertain family situations, who do not trust easily and who do not have positive role modeling for taking responsibility, this may be like asking them to fly to the moon.
How many times have you taken that tub of books or assignments from the classroom to the car, into the house, back to the car, back to the classroom and still not completed the marking? In your search for a balance between home and work, improved marking strategies could give you more flexibility and time… time that could be better spent doing other things!
Are You Using Body Language To Your Advantage? In this video, I […]
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In this video, I will give you a simple guide to using […]
How To Assist An Underachieving Student The teaching profession presents many challenges. […]
For many children, school can be tedious. They’d much rather be playing […]
If you want to be a successful teacher and ensure your kids […]
The American Academy of Ophthalmology estimates that a massive 80% of all […]
Stress, it’s almost endemic for teachers. Unfortunately, the more stressed you are, […]
Just as a young child learns to master their environment when they have appropriate levels of support and freedom, so our students learn to be independent, self-motivated learners when the environment is appropriately predictable and challenging. Here are 8 ways to help your students be independent learners
Are You Making Space For Your Introverted Students? Susan Cain’s best selling […]
Technical Challenges Teaching (Young Students) Online As the last year has seen […]
How positive reinforcement can help students behave You can improve student behaviour 80% of the time if you use positive rather than negative feedback. Don’t believe me?
The coronavirus pandemic has affected basically every aspect of modern life, including […]