When parental pressure promotes perfectionism and pariah’s in the playground
Th excellent Secret Teacher column in The Guardian gets me thinking again... As teachers, how can we help children achieve without feeling unrealistic pressure? And what should we do when we see unrealistic pressure coming from other angles?
Remember the days in the old school yard?
News of the removal of trees from my old high school in Wagga gets me feeling a bit nostalgic in lead up to my visit to the town.
You deserve a holiday!
Teachers work hard all year round. The hours are long. Classroom management is tough. There is marking to be done, reports to write, When it comes to 'holidays' it can be hard to unwind. When it comes to holidays you need to prioritise yourself. Well, for one lucky teacher, Celebrity Teacher is going to make putting yourself first just that little bit easier.