I am in a reflective mood this rainy August morning. This blog may stray onto a bit of a personal theme, so forgive me. Back in December I pledged to take up the #teacher5aday challenge and pledged to focus on 5 areas of my practice with the aim of improving my Wellbeing. The idea… Continue reading An update on my #teacher5aday pledges.
First of all I need to apologise for neglecting #SpEdSC this term. I will refocus soon I promise. In the meantime here are a collection of great ideas from last months slow chat. If you don't follow this group of international edutweeters I strongly recommend doing so. If you work in Special Education (or Education… Continue reading Tips For Staying Positive From #SpEdSC
Tips for managing your emotions. Challenging Behaviour: Managing your emotions. Part of my current role involves training the new PBS instructors for the county special schools. This is a great opportunity to ensure a consistent approach and ethos towards challenging behaviour between schools. It is also a chance to collaborate and learn from the shared… Continue reading Behaviour: Tips for Managing your emotions.
Music to aid concentration Working should be fun. (I have decided to start all the remaining blogs of #29daysofwriting with a controversial statement.). Music is great for your well being, memories, focus, physiological benefits. So as part of #teacher5aday include some tunes! The Songs These are songs that I can work to, not songs I… Continue reading My Work Playlist
Soon after discovering twitter I stumbled upon the #teacher5aday initiative. This is basically an attempt to encourage educators to reflect on how they can focus on their own well-being. Workload and stress are widely reported in the TES and other media. The great thing about #teacher5aday is that it doesn't dwell on these but attempts… Continue reading The Importance of Wellbeing #Teacher5aday