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Surprise: Teaching Kids How to Process Emotion Helps Them Learn

Surprise: Teaching Kids How to Process Emotion Helps Them Learn.

 

Non violent communication, compassion, emotional intelligence, co-operation. It all makes perfect sense. This is what we need and aspire to as adults, children should grow up on this stuff.

Teach pupils manners, tidiness and kindness, says headmaster | Mail Online

Teach pupils manners, tidiness and kindness, says headmaster | Mail Online.

  • Dr Anthony Seldon, of Wellington College, says pupils should study for GCSE-style exams in the qualities
  • He claims Government is not doing enough to emphasise the importance of character education

What do you think??

The Five Most Extraordinary Things to Happen in Education This Year – maddylonghurst@googlemail.com – Gmail

From the amazing GOOD people. I’d recommend perusing and subscribing to GOOD if you don’t already

 

The Five Most Extraordinary Things to Happen in Education This Year – maddylonghurst@googlemail.com – Gmail.

Children’s cancer and learning problems could be caused by toxins in foods | What Doctors Dont Tell You

If you haven’t discovered What Doctors Don’t Tell You (WDDTY) yet it’s an incredible resource of insightful and challenging information that inspires and informs. Here’s a taster that will make us all sit up, think hard and make some changes.

 

Children’s cancer and learning problems could be caused by toxins in foods | What Doctors Dont Tell You.

As Children’s Freedom Has Declined, So Has Their Creativity

Share » » As Children’s Freedom Has Declined, So Has Their Creativity.

Universal Wisdom Education Update, September 2012

Click on the September Newsletter link, after you’ve clicked on the link below, for…

News, upcoming workshops, stories and programme updates from Universal Education for Compassion and Wisdom.

http://www.essential-education.org/index.php?option=com_docman&task=cat_view&gid=122&Itemid=59

The Parents’ Role in Supporting Their Child’s Education Is ‘Not Debatable’

Op-Ed: The Parents’ Role in Supporting Their Child’s Education Is ‘Not Debatable’.

 

An interesting Article form Take Part by Oscar E Cruz of Families in Schools about how to develop both sides of the Parent-teacher relationship as both are necessary for the child. Parents and teachers can work brilliantly together for great benefit all round.

Four Ways Teachers Can Show They Care | Greater Good

Four Ways Teachers Can Show They Care | Greater Good.

We all remember our favourite teachers, far better than we remember what they taught us. Positive relationships in education are the key to having a positive experience of the ‘system’.

Now there’s scientific evidence to show how potent and influential this relationship can be, especially for generating kindness or ‘pro-social’ behaviour in their pupils.

From Greater Good – a very interesting site all about The Science of a Meaningful Life.

Read on…

Teacher Tom: Why I Teach The Way I Do A Final Word

Teacher Tom: Why I Teach The Way I Do A Final Word.

Sunday Dialogue – How Children Play – NYTimes.com

Interesting article in the New York Times. What do you think? Sunday Dialogue – How Children Play – NYTimes.com.

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