More excellent resources for mental health

Excellent support and resources from Dr Pooky Knightsmith There are likely to be lots of questions today as students wake up to the news of a 13-year-old suicide. I’ve written some brief guidance to help you to be supportive rather than scared when those questions arise: How to talk to students about suicide I’ve also included a range of sources […]

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Online safety

This article by Keir McDonald MBE reminds us of the importance of keeping children safe on line. We spend so much time teaching kids to look both ways before crossing the street, not to talk to strangers and what to do if they get lost in a shopping mall. But how much time do you spend telling kids how to […]

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Benefits of Class Blogging

This post comes from a new class blog in Australia – Tipperary Station. It is great to see such enthusiasm and energy. If you are thinking about blogging, this may help make up your mind! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Blogging is a wonderful tool to connect, collaborate and reflect on our learning. Some benefits to educational blogging include: Expectations have been transformed. Students […]

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Children’s Showcase for 100WC

The 100 Word Challenge has exploded! There are on average 800+ entries each week. Many class teachers share the entries with their pupils to show models of good writing or just amaze in the talent that is out there. Those of you who know 100wc.net will know that there is a weekly showcase. This is a selection of posts that Team […]

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