Teenagers are discriminated against in our society in a way that is legal, unlike most minorities. This affects their behaviour. This affects their confidence. This affects their ability to form relationships. This affects their self-worth…and it affects their learning.
Creating the World We Want to Live In challenges long-held beliefs and ideologies about the way the world works and the people in that world. Weaving together the latest well-being science with accessible stories of hope, it offers a blueprint of what works to create flourishing lives and communities.
This blog post is the second in the #passthemic series, in which I share my platform and magnify the voices of the educators in my community who are different from me, to enable us to keep learning for our pupils and a more inclusive education.
Behaviour and YOU: #5 Behaviour and being a mature, ethnic minority teacher (with SEND children at home!)
Our 5th Conversation for the Behaviour and YOU! Project, Teacher Michelle, @MAJ_teach shares her experiences and offers useful strategies on behaviour, especially when it comes to working with colleagues and parents or carers…
An angry, stressed or upset pupil is not one who is likely to open their minds to your new lesson on the reproductive cycle of a daffodil.
This blog posts outlines 6 steps that help us support our pupils to regulate and be ready to learn.
Who gets the most behaviour points?
Who gets the most rewards?
What are our schools’ systemic biases and how does that affect both the projected and result in behaviour?
Our 4th Conversation for the Behaviour and YOU! Project, PSHE Teacher @boospurgeon demonstrates the clear importance of role modelling through behaviour – her pupils’ comments are a treat! Also find out what she does with her little bell…
When looking to support and improve the learning outcomes of any of our pupils it can be overwhelming. In this week’s vloggy-blog post I share the one element that will shift any strategy on pastoral care to actual academic progress.
How do we include all of our pupils – the ones from minority groups, the ones with disadvantages to learning even before they step into your classroom? This interview meanders through many topics ultimately bringing us back to how we ensure our education system is inclusive for all of our pupils.
TAM’s Journey – An Adventure, is a trilogy of books journey that I am thoroughly pleased to be recommending as a useful resource for schools supporting wellbeing and behaviour in Early Years and Primary.