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…
Science can be a tricky subject to teach. Especially to the younger kiddies! We want to ensure they have a good understanding of the things they see around them. But we don’t want to bore the pants off them! Is there really a way that we can encourage children to take more of an interest in science?