Social Media Apps- Age Restrictions

With more and more of our young people accessing the online world, it is important to understand and be aware of the legal restrictions in place for social media apps and websites. Many children and young people create accounts without their parent/guardian’s permission and can be at risk without the proper safeguards in place. HereContinue reading “Social Media Apps- Age Restrictions”

Sharp- Be Internet Legends Pupil workbook

Here you can find the links to download your free pupil copies of the Sharp pupil workbooks for Years 3-6 (ages 7-11 years old). Download the teacher and parent guides here (Available on the Apple book store) Pupil books are available in Pages template documents and also PDF for Microsoft Office and other PC formats.Continue reading “Sharp- Be Internet Legends Pupil workbook”

Episode 8 – Finding your Mojo

The word “mojo” derives from the Fula African language and relates to magic and spells to generate luck and power. How much luck have you had so far? Maybe it’s about making your own luck… Moco’o’ or ‘mojo’ means ‘medicine man’. In this episode we talk to the modern-day ‘medicine woman’- Hannah Boydon. With an impressiveContinue reading “Episode 8 – Finding your Mojo”

Episode 7 – Jelly and ice cream

The nurse will bring your desert in now… All you need to do is enjoy some comfort food. Get somewhere nice to sit down and take in some wonderful top tips to reduce your workload in the classroom and thrive in urban inner city schools with our lawyer turned teacher Arron Jelley.  #19 Don’t beContinue reading “Episode 7 – Jelly and ice cream”

Episode 6 – The immune booster

Get yourself out of your comfort zone. We look from the top of education and the first step on the path to a career in teaching with an ITE university lecturer. Listen to the vision and drive behind Mat Pullen’s take on education and school culture.  #16 Get to know your students. Relationships with yourContinue reading “Episode 6 – The immune booster”

Episode 5 – Send yourself to sleep

It all starts with a healthy diet. We start with Worcestershire sauce and marmite peanut butter to kick start our conversation with Matt Warne. This honest and open conversation aims to empower educators in schools across the UK. #13 It can be quite insular when you work in a small school, you’ve got to lookContinue reading “Episode 5 – Send yourself to sleep”

Episode 3 – Avoid the mood hoovers

This educator has a great story to tell about his route into teaching and some brilliant top tips to help you survive and thrive in your school- Jacob Woolcock.  Jacob’s top tips for the 1st aid kit: #7 Try not to get into a routine- try and keep things exciting and fresh! You need aContinue reading “Episode 3 – Avoid the mood hoovers”

Episode 4 – Open your door- let the fresh air in

We talk about being ‘brave’, consider the ‘why’ and asking for forgiveness after!  #10 Get involved- the more people you know in school the more you will enjoy work more. Get to know everyone- from the caretaker to the school office staff. #11 Realise you don’t need to be an expert in everything. The pupilsContinue reading “Episode 4 – Open your door- let the fresh air in”