Tag: primary school

Children’s Book Week

As I'm rather strapped for time at the moment, finding inspiration for a blog post is always a challenge, so children's book week feels a little like someone's just dropped a gift in my lap. Reading for pleasure is something I did without knowing it was a 'thing'. I was lucky that I was brought … Continue reading Children’s Book Week

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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

IAT,AIG: Actively taught – Fear & personal discomfort

This directly follows on from these posts (first, second), which is part of a group of posts. Fear has an important role in why change is slow. Multiple and different kinds of fear. Some teachers feel that they don't know enough about the issues to discuss them with children in their class, they feel under prepared. … Continue reading IAT,AIG: Actively taught – Fear & personal discomfort

IAT,AIG: Actively taught – Is it taught? When is it taught?

This is part of a series of posts, and some of the content may not make sense without the context, so here are the other posts in this series. In my previous post, I discussed why I think it's important to teach children about issues surrounding LGBTQ+ issues and the fact that it isn't taught consistently. … Continue reading IAT,AIG: Actively taught – Is it taught? When is it taught?