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Forgetfulness (SOL #24)

Today is going to be a 2-for-1 day – as long as I remember to post later today!

Yesterday was the last day of school before Spring Break, so my mind went into shut down mode. 96 more words

Slice Of Life

Transparency in the Education Budget

While the first budget to come out of this administration is likely to face much scrutiny in Congress, it is important to understand the priorities  of this administration  when it comes to public education: 194 more words


We are what we think – A CBT approach to reducing stress. By Susie Ferguson

I’m a big fan of CBT. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy has been around in various forms since the 1950s, with Albert Ellis, Aaron Beck et al… 946 more words

New Year, same me.

“There are only two days in the year that nothing can be done. One is called Yesterday and the other is called Tomorrow. Today is the right day to Love, Believe, Do and mostly Live.” – Dalai Lama…

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Nudging students

Supportive text messaging to encourage student success

Today, the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has announced that they are funding three interventions to help improve outcomes for 16-18-year-old students who are resitting their GCSEs. 80 more words

Behavioral Economics

Hong Kong: The Expat Life - Part 1 (Teacher Training)

I realised that I’ve been teaching in Hong Kong for nearly 8 months now and yet I’ve never done a proper blog post about what my job entails and the pros/cons etc. 1,062 more words