#teacher5aday

So Martyn Reah began the #teacher5aday hashtag on Twitter in order to tackle the urgent need for staff working within education to focus more on their wellbeing. This week, I tried to hit one thing for each of the 5 during the week: #notice is the one I like the most and was certainly the …

#TMReading

So this is REALLY late but here are my rather sketchy notes from #TMReading. It was one I was presenting at. It had been a while since I'd done this. I was seriously nervous! @ASTsupportAAli shares some essential messages about being in the classroom with learners. These all rang a bell with me and the rest …

Student wellbeing and revision survival bags

I was recently inspired by this post: http://www.pedagoo.org/teacher-well-being-bags/ I'd heard of people giving wellbeing bags to staff but I'd never really considered it for learners before. I was beginning to get concerned about my learners' stress levels as the exam season looms heavily ahead of us. So I hit the shops at the weekend and this is …

#Nurture1415

So reading through last year's #Nurture1314 post was certainly very interesting.  I've decided to make this one a little more meaningful. My wishes will not be a mere to do list but will contain things that might make a difference. 'I'm excited about what 2014 will hold. There is much to be nervous about and huge …