Primary Teacher – Do you need a hand?

By |January 1st, 2016|Published Articles|

Establishing a routine whereby your pupils put up their hands every time is pro-thinking, pro-participation and pro-community. It also places in you in control. "Let them call out, I say. It gives the lesson a bit of dynamism and pace. It’s fun. It shows them you’re cool, not a fuddy-duddy.” The person I‘m quoting is me, back when [...]

Mindset theory – 5 top tips for embedding Dweck’s work into your school (with a little help from Messi and superglue)

By |January 20th, 2015|Published Articles|

Your mindset shapes your life. It affects your intelligence, your behaviour, your choices, your happiness, your relationships, your physical health, your mental health, your bank balance, your life satisfaction. If you’ve got a growth mindset, it affects these things for the better, if you’ve got a fixed one, for the worse. In fact, if you [...]