Focusing on all that’s good, even in times of darkness.
Teaching and Learning
Lesson plans, ideas, activities and resources related to teaching in general, along with the occasional rant in response to the latest government initiative.
Why it’s so important to discuss current events and terrorism in schools.
Why parents shouldn’t be splashing out on expensive presents for teachers.
Open discussion of body image in the classroom and encouraging positive role models.
Why making positive calls to parents can make you – and them – feel amazing.
Why we can’t allow children to avoid things in school because they’re scared.
Thoughts, science and an awesome TED talk on the importance of body language.
How can we use intolerance in the classroom to open young minds and foster curiosity and acceptance.
Why PSHE is such a vital part of the school curriculum.
A lesson idea based on improving your students’ behaviour, without ‘getting their backs up.’