Should you smile before Christmas?

by | Aug 3, 2021 | Behaviour, Classroom Practice, Leadership | 4 comments

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As a Behaviour & Education Specialist, I get asked this question a lot, and with my general edging-towards-children’s-TV-presenter-persona, you may think you know what my answer is…

…watch on, my years of experience teaching in mainstream, APs and PRUs has taught me something important on this…

 

Approximate watching time: 6 mins

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4 Comments

  1. Wendy Martineau

    I love that! (I wish I had a resting smiling face…!)

    Reply
    • Adele Bates

      Ha! We all have a resting something face, and can use it to our advantage either way…I am often late for things as I end up chatting to, who was it today? Protesters at a Hong Kong protest, the man giving out leaflets about a Plant Based organisation…you probably get to catch your trains!

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  2. Lara

    Oh thank goodness for that! I’m a smiler too, and the children I will be training with know that. It would really throw them (and myself!) if I changed that radically! It has honestly been something I worried about but in my heart I always knew the smiler would triumph!

    Reply
    • Adele Bates

      Exactly!

      Reply

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