Summer is here! And for most of us, that means a trip to the beach wherever possible! It’s great fun for kids on the beach and lots of new things to explore. This year, why not try and turn your beach trip into the ultimate conservation lesson?! It doesn’t take a lot of preparation, don’t worry! Continue reading
Today it was raining. Quite a lot! In fact, it has been for at least a week, which is pretty normal at this time of year in Hong Kong.
Most shopping malls and public indoor spaces provide disposable plastic wraps to contain your umbrellas and stop them dripping over the floor… no one likes a sprained ankle.
I saw a boy (around the age of 10), cover his umbrella in a plastic bag. He decided, to be ultra-safe, he had better put another one on top of that…why would he purposely use so much disposable plastic? Is he not environmentally savvy?
Let’s take a look at the possible reasons for such a casual use of materials…
This past year I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about Mindfulness. In particular, what it can do to help children (both at school and at home) become more aware of their surroundings.
For those of you who haven’t got a clue what I’m talking about, Mindfulness simply means being aware of what’s around you, taking pleasure in the small things that make up our world and accepting our feelings towards this without trying to change them.
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Everyone wants a calm classroom. Without it, your day feels rushed, loud and unbelievably long. A bit of peace and quiet can help you to achieve focus and get that classroom management back under control. Focus = better learning, and we all want to see that in our classrooms! So, without further ado, I’m suggesting 3 easy ways to create some calm in your classroom…