It seems that well-being is the buzzword of the year in 2019 and the education profession seem fully engrossed in the debate. Whether it be staff or pupils it seems that we are more aware now than ever before about the emotional sides of spending the day in the learning environment. And why not?! Some… Continue reading The Well-being debate…more than sweet treats?
Thinking about how our students see us and the mindset we have.
In the last few weeks I have seen some amazing things...adverts involving teachers. And they are SPOT ON! I wanted to share why I love these two ads... John Lewis | Bohemian Rhapsody https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dZnOQ3CyX7k This advert isn't aimed at teachers but I do feel that it tells us a lot about what a teacher might… Continue reading Every Lesson Shapes a Life – The adverts that remind us of the love of teaching
Interactive Part So this is going to be one of those interactive blogs where you actually have to do something. You can either think it or write it down on a piece of paper...so if you need to get one I will wait and sip my coffee... ...Ready? OK here we go. I want… Continue reading “In retrospect”…My meaning of mindfulness.
The Professionals? It may not be well know but alongside being a teacher I have also built a house as a self builder. I am lucky enough that my father-in-law is an architect and my husband and I were lucky enough to make it onto the property ladder this way. The reason I allude to… Continue reading Teaching: The profession without professionals?
I still recall wondering around my preferred school at 10 years old with my mum looking to see if it was for me. In honesty it was a foregone conclusion (if I passed the Kent test) as my sister went there, I think my mum just wanted me to feel included in the process but… Continue reading 10 tips for a killer open evening!
This week I have been meeting some new classes and part of this for myself is the ability to explain my teaching style to new pupils. Something I find really useful at self assessing what I think of my views. It often involves me stopping mid-sentence to rethink what I am saying.