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Learning How to Self-Regulate

More than ever, I am seeing and feeling a need for understanding and improving self-regulation among myself and, in turn, my students. When I think about how I react in certain situations or to specific triggers, I often find that my emotions get the better of me.   451 more words


Keep Calm and Calligraphy On

Pen acquired. I have purchased the magnificent STAEDTLER Calligraphy duo 3002 2.0mm and 3.5mm pen. Doesn’t that sound beautiful? Well, it was the cheapest one I could find– 4 dollars. 236 more words


Pear Deck for Active Engagement

Last year I came across, via twitter, an online presentation medium that lets the teacher present content live while viewing student responses from the phone and having anonymous students via the projector. 422 more words


National Storytelling Week: How do I tell an amazing tale?

It’s National Storytelling Week, so the pressure’s on: how can you spin a great tale for your children? Here are some pointers to help you hop, skip and jump into the spellbinding world of storytelling: 279 more words

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The Unexpected Professional Development App

It may surprise some people to know that I am still in touch with my Kindergarten teacher. In fact, I’m lucky enough to call her a friend. 558 more words

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Learning the Hard Way: Preparing to Fail

I was raised within both a home and education where right and wrong existed. There was very little room in either setting for a grey area; what was, simply was and what wasn’t- well, you follow. 759 more words


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My First TeachMeet – why I loved it!

Sandwiched between TeachMeet Bett and the official closing of Bett exhibitions for the day, we were treated to a spoken-word performance – I cannot begin to imagine the talent required, but more importantly the… 914 more words