In the realm of education, humor is often an underutilized tool. Yet, when applied effectively, it can transform the classroom environment, making learning more enjoyable and memorable. This article explores how humor can be integrated into educational settings to enhance learning, alleviate stress, and foster a positive classroom culture. The Power of Humor in Learning […]
The ability to plan and regulate ourselves is fundamental to being effective in society. This includes timing our tasks when we complete a job, applying for roles in a new company, and managing how we respond whenever issues arise that we are not happy with. These competencies all come under the banner of 'executive function", […]
Trauma is not a one-size-fits-all issue. As a teacher, you are likely to encounter students suffering from trauma for various reasons. Every student is unique, and so is their trauma. It’s important to fully understand what trauma is and how it can impact how your students behave and learn. Below, we’ll explore how trauma can […]
When you're working in education, boosting the positive attributes of your students is one of the most important things you can do. Teaching course content is a good start, but improving students’ soft skills means that they make the most of your teaching wherever possible. These skills include problem-solving, communication, and memory. Learn more about […]
More kids in the US are being identified as having autism spectrum disorder (ASD). In 2022, 1 in 44 children, or 2.3%, were identified as having ASD, an increase from 1 in 54 in 2020. Growing awareness and identification of autism means it's even more important for parents to understand the condition and how to […]
Mental health disorders in children are generally defined as delays or disruptions to their development. They can occur for several reasons and affect their thinking, behaviors, social skills, and ability to regulate emotions; if you work in childcare or are near children regularly, you must understand these disorders, how to approach them, and what to […]
As children grow, they reach developmental milestones. Seeing your child reach a new milestone can be a great source of pride for parents and caregivers and also gives reassurance that your child is making progress as expected. Children develop at their own pace; some reach key milestones a little earlier or later than others. A […]
As August rolls around, excitement and nerves start washing over teachers worldwide. There’s much to prepare in the run-up to the new school year. Lesson plans, supply runs, and classroom prep take over the final countdown to the new school year. We want to make a good first impression on our students. To make them […]
Undoubtedly, teachers can be important in any child’s life. Next to their parents, teachers can often be the most influential and revered figures many children come across regularly. This is because educators show people compassion and love but also help teach them the core skills required to navigate life. They are also crucial in showing […]