Category: Wellbeing

May 5, 2018

🎶 Tonight I’m gonna email like it’s 1999 🎶

This is an edited version of my latest School of Thought Column in Australian Teacher Magazine. I started teaching in 1999, when within the...

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August 31, 2017

Kids Giving Back 5th Birthday

Some of you might be aware that every year I’m very proud to partner with my friends at Kids Giving Back to work with...

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November 27, 2016

**THIS** might just be the biggest challenge facing your school…

Of all the challenges facing Australian schools in the 21st Century, including funding, falling behind Asia, and preparing kids for jobs that don’t yet...

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March 23, 2016

Could having goals contribute to depression?

We’re told that having goals is important. At school we teach kids the importance of them whilst there wouldn’t be a boardroom in the...

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February 28, 2016

What kids *really* want from us when they ask for help…

Last week I had the pleasure of hearing Professor Donna Cross present on wide range of issues pertaining to wellbeing, and in particular student...

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November 16, 2015

Developing a Minecraft Mindset

What’s in this post: How I used Minecraft to discuss Mindset with kids for whom mainstream education doesn’t work Access to the materials I...

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