A happy classroom is a productive one – not exactly rocket science, is it? Yet the drive to achieve results compatible with a career in rocket science means that happiness becomes an afterthought; despite increased awareness of mental health and … Continue reading Six Steps to Student Happiness
Teaching is a two-way street, so they say. Of course, for all the time they’re with us, teachers would cross the street to avoid encountering a pupil outside of school, and they would do likewise. Once they’ve graduated onto the … Continue reading 5 Things You Can Learn from Ex-Students
There are many once-commonplace practices that the education profession now looks back on with a certain level of bemusement and/or horror: corporal punishment, copperplate handwriting, chalk and talk. Is school uniform ready to join the list of relics? Changing Fashions … Continue reading Is It Time to Get Rid of School Uniform For Good?
We’ve all had those classes: like tornados, they descend into the classroom, causing chaos and raising the temperature of even the most glacial teacher. This class can be a forecast of worry, stress and exasperation for you. How can you … Continue reading Behaviour Management Techniques: Always Take the Weather with You