Emotions from School to HOME

Well hello. Yes, I haven’t seen you here in a while. When the children returned to school, I thought it was time to hang up my parent educator boots. However, weeks in and still emails trickle through my inbox from parents, namely around the transitioning back to school. As I read away, one word lightsContinue reading “Emotions from School to HOME”

The SKILL to Learn

This was a major topic in my last post, but I didn’t quite have the word count to unpack it. When people ask me “what is the most important thing for my child to learn in primary school?” this is it. Metacognition is the core of learning as it builds our self-control. Once children areContinue reading “The SKILL to Learn”

QUICK Behaviour Management from the Classroom

A cup of tea after an hour of work. A biscuit after putting the baby down for a nap. A run when your partner returns home for the day. Rewards! They come in all shapes and sizes, but why are they essential for our children during isolation? In my last post, I reduced classroom motivatorsContinue reading “QUICK Behaviour Management from the Classroom”