Children and Device Use

Children and Device Use

There is no denying that family life can be demanding, juggling parenting with working and running a home.  Children need interaction in some form or other and often there isn’t the time or opportunity to give them the attention that they need.  Parents look to their...
RAISE Your Bar in the Classroom

RAISE Your Bar in the Classroom

As I set out to write this piece, I thought of who my audience might be. Should I write for elementary age learning, adult learning, in the classroom, or online? After a few seconds of thought, I determined that there are benefits across the board. Learning and...
Positive Education

Positive Education

The science of Positive Education What is positive education? Well it is perceived in Positive Psychology as positive emotions and attitudes derived from subjective wellbeing student’s experiences within their schooling environment. So how would we create a school...
Mindfulness with children

Mindfulness with children

Children are amazing because they are mindful. When a child is shy they may express their feelings of shyness without fear, they are just ‘being’. They may be open to and aware of what they are experiencing in that moment without repression. Children start life...
A New State of Flow

A New State of Flow

At the start of the year I can look back over the first term of teaching in the academic year, and this year I am very appreciative of an unexpected experience I had. In the autumn term I write references for my students who are applying to university. This is a time...