Category: Teaching

BELONG - RESPECT - ASPIRE - ACHIEVE

Weaving thoughts

Day three on a #PosEd course and I find myself distracted by my own thoughts. We are looking at how to build / promote positive relationships and I’m distracted. I am thinking about how positive relationships are being developed by David and Ron walking-the-walking. How the messages of the course, or more importantly the science…
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22 Apr ’19 0

Thinking international

Before I married my wife, the church where we were getting married required we attended a days counselling – “Preparing for married life.” We heard from the Reverend, marriage counsellors, a divorce solicitors and a church couple, thirty-five years married. This is my first recollection of sharing with my wife that together, one day, I…
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22 Apr ’19 0

PosEd – The Lost Generation

Today, on our Positive Education course, we have been prompted to think about the duality of different character traits. The under cooked and the over cooked. David Bott opened the session with a poem, which in turn prompted me to think about – The Lost Generation, a wonderful palindrome poem that I should have added…
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21 Apr ’19 0

Positive Education

Here with Ron Lalonde (Middle East Regional Manager) and David Bott in Dubai to hear and learn about Positive Education, as well as meet educators from around the world. Feeling rather privileged at the moment. Making our way of the auditorium, I am already magpieing ideas and reflecting on the influence of the strong school…
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20 Apr ’19 0

US-UK – still a ‘special relationship’

This is the second in a series of posts co-written by myself and Amy Illingsworth, an educator from the US with whom I connected on Twitter.  You will learn more about each of us and why we connected as you read the posts. Amy (@AmyLIllingworth) is posting over on her blog too. You can read…
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10 Apr ’19 0

Making a Global Connection

This is the first in a series of posts co-written by myself and Amy Illingworth, EdD (@AmyLIllingworth), Director of Professional Growth in a southern Californian school district in San Diego, USA, with whom I connected on Twitter.  You will learn more about each of us and how and why we connected as you read the…
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5 Apr ’19 0