Category: Wellbeing

Teaching e-safety

I'm currently developing the concept for a webpage I am going to write and code as part of a computing assignment at university. At present, my idea includes something to do with teaching children about the benefits of being able to share on the internet and how to keep them safe, however what I would … Continue reading Teaching e-safety

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Daily Prompt: Pretend

via Daily Prompt: Pretend 'Pretend' immediately brings out the educator in me. My brain, without hesitation, adds the word 'play' onto the end. Pretend play, or imaginative play is something I think is underrated by the people who write our curriculum, but in my experience, when you watch children on the playground who are comfortable … Continue reading Daily Prompt: Pretend

Meditation in the classroom

The Guardian recently published an article written by a teacher who uses meditation in her classroom, and it appears to have worked exceptionally well for her class. She reports that her children are 'calmer, kinder and more focused'. It makes an awful lot of sense, particularly in the way she organised it. She was able … Continue reading Meditation in the classroom