We live in a critical society and we work in a profession where nothing ever seems good enough – but how can we try to balance this negativity and rise above things?
In part one of this article we looked at the factors that may catch our attention and cause us to think a child may be having bullying problems.
In part 2 we consider how to proceed to both confirm the bullying and also to tackle it at its source.
Bullying has the potential to raise it’s head in all walks of life – but when it occurs in your classroom just what can you do?
Wet playtimes and lunchtimes are always a bit of a challenge – so does it help if you have a box of games and comics that the children can use?
Creating an NQT portfolio for interview – just what should you include, what do you leave out and “is there really any need for one anyway?”
It shouldn’t be a problem but it often is….so just where should we be storing all these piles of exercise books – here’s some pros and cons.
It’s always a conundrum 1/2 term…can we really relax and get a break or is it just extra catch up and preparation?
How do we build this vital personal trait in our classrooms?
At some point or other in our career we will all have to deal with aggressive and upset parents. For the purposes of this article let’s consider how you, as a class teacher can best handle things.
Whatever we have been teaching and no matter which day it is, we can often find that we have a spare few minutes to fill – here’s a few thoughts on how you may wish to use them.