Diversity in society is a really important topic to start addressing with children as soon as possible. This is especially true for children in a special school they are already marginalised in certain sections of society. I found these books when looking to resource our RSE curriculum which in primary has a real focus on… Continue reading Diversity: 3 Great Picture Books
Inclusive teacher: Engaging the failed child.
I am aware this blog is quite niche to special education settings but I hope teachers from all settings will be able to find use for these suggestions.
5 ways to build positive relationships with your students.
The more you get to know the children in your class the better you will become at picking up the signs that something isn't right. That sentence was easy to write but hard to put into practice because...
Blurring the lines: Teacher/student boundaries in SEN.
I have discussed on many occasions the importance of positive relationships when working with young people. I work with vulnerable student groups, mainly autistic young people, and those who communicate and see the world differently. This relationship dynamic can shape their view of adult to adult and adult to child interactions for their entire lives.
The Wellbeing Curriculum 2015
After Attending the Child Internet Summit I was inspired to develop a new curriculum to replace our PHSE and Citizenship curriculums. I wanted to move the focus for online safety away from computing and ensure that whilst it is threaded throughout the curriculum there was an area we could focus on online issues in a cohesive manner.… Continue reading The Wellbeing Curriculum 2015
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