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10 Ways To Promote Positive Mental Health In The Classroom
10 Ways To Promote Positive Mental Health In The Classroom
Mental Health Awareness Week is a positive move towards dealing with the issues around mental health that have been misunderstood, misinterpreted or ignored. Children are not the carefree creatures we would like to imagine them to be. So, what can we do as teachers to ensure an environment that promotes good mental health?1. Check-InFirst thing in the morning, preferably before arriving at school
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15/05/19
Autism Awareness Week: Raising Money Through Art
Autism Awareness Week: Raising Money Through Art
The Key Stage Two and Three students at NAS’s Thames Valley School have collaborated artistically to create a vibrant installation which displays their favourite buildings in Reading, real or imagined. Their community consists of a Bongo Cat Sphinx, Banana Factory (taken over by King Kong), a Rolls-Royce seven star hotel, Tesco Extra, ASDA, KFC and a range of other imaginative, unique and c
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02/04/19
What's The Point Of Poetry: World Poetry Day Special
What's The Point Of Poetry: World Poetry Day Special
“What’s the point of poetry?” said the starling to the bat.” - Michael Palin That line is taken from a poem from the very first poetry book I bought as an eleven-year-old. Admittedly, my main reason for buying it at the time was that Tom Baker, former Doctor Who and my idol, was on the front cover, but I fell in love with that book. Up until that time I was a reluctant re
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20/03/19
World Book Day Activities For Your School And Classroom
World Book Day Activities For Your School And Classroom
Tomorrow is World Book Day and this is a great opportunity to celebrate reading and books, beyond dressing up for the day… bring a taste of literature and the pleasure of reading to your school and classroom with some of these activities. School Wide Activities:• Arrange a series of assemblies throughout the week leading up to World Book Day, or have one fabulous assembly that reall
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06/03/19
Erin's Testimonial: Say 'YES' To Opportunities That Come Your Way, No Regrets!
Erin's Testimonial: Say 'YES' To Opportunities That Come Your Way, No Regrets!
• What made you decide to teach in England?I studied in England at the University of East Anglia and fell in love with this country, I felt like this was home to me. As soon as I returned in June 2018 I set to finding a way back once I’d completed my degree! I always enjoyed being a TA part time in the past and this seemed like a great opportunity, so I went for it! • Why d
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05/03/19
Emily's Testimonial: I Can't Wait To See Where My Time In England Leads Me!
Emily's Testimonial: I Can't Wait To See Where My Time In England Leads Me!
Emily was a student at the University of Western Ontario when she first considered making the move to teach in England with Protocol Education. Since then she has never looked back. Here's her story: I first heard about Protocol through my University. I wasn’t ready to move to England until a year later. I couldn’t remember much from the university open house and began researching
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25/02/19
Stress-Free Day Trips In The UK
Stress-Free Day Trips In The UK
Need a break from the hustle and bustle of your city? There are still a few days left of half term, so take your mind off the ongoing pressures of being a teacher and take some of these amazing UK day trips that are just a short journey away from London.  Henley-On-ThamesWith a journey under an hour by either public transport or a car, Henley-On-Thames is the perfect destination for th
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19/02/19
National Storytelling Week: Using Stories to Engage Learners
National Storytelling Week: Using Stories to Engage Learners
Using stories to engage learners across the curriculum, not just English. Practical ideas and opinion piece about placing knowledge and curriculum content in context. (***Warning: ‘Of Mice and Men’ spoiler alert***) - Paul ‘Oh. My. God.’shrieks one student loudly and skids her book across her table, as other reading books drop and hit desks and there are outtakes of breat
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30/01/19

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