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Classroom Snippet: Cool Down Kit

Happy New Year! 

I hope 2018 has been off to a wonderful start for you and your loved ones (it’s hard to believe we’re mid-month already). 974 more words

Teacher's Corner

Carol Evans: Implementing the EAT Framework (Live blogging - 15th Jan, 2018)

The room is quite packed here at the University of Surrey. Although it was quite a rainy, grim Monday morning, it has brightened up. There might be an even peep of sunshine coming through if we’re lucky. 1,010 more words


How to Keep Your Cool Through This Season of Snow Days

Happy New Year, everyone! I hope 2017’s holiday season brought joy to you and your families! And I hope 2018 has already delivered some great memories. 1,270 more words

I’m A Wrestler, Not A Fighter

In this week’s post, one of our amazing teachers, Dawn, addresses the importance of trusting kids to handle risky play, finding a way to balance the needs of everyone involved and how beneficial this practice ultimately is. 1,396 more words

The Grump Meter- a tool for anger management

We are living in grumpy times. Perhaps it was reality television that ushered in this era of acceptable high drama., or the daily stress of 21st century living.   524 more words

Social Emotional Learning for Preschoolers - Creating a Calming Corner

Social Emotional Learning (SEL in the teaching world) is something that I think about on a daily basis at work as an educator. I am constantly trying to think of ways to teach self-regulation skills to older students so I am not sure why it seemed like such a genius idea to teach these things to my three year old. 1,028 more words

Parenting And Kids

Behaviours From The Inside: Part One – Dissociation

I am sitting in the lounge-room at Hurstbridge Farm, wrapped in a faux mink blanket and staring at the flickering light cast from the fireplace. I can’t remember how I got here, in fact I can’t remember much at all about what led to this moment, all I know is that my body is in pain from being frozen in the same position for a long time and though I’m wrapped in the blanket I’m still shivering but I can’t seem to feel the cold. 814 more words