Monthly Archives: October 2014

Cranky Old Man

This email was doing the rounds and I felt duty-bound to send it out. Perhaps you’ve seen it? At this time of year it is easy to get frazzled. It is easy to think it’s all too hard. But spare … Continue reading

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Drama in the Classroom

Now you may feel there is more than enough drama in your classroom and you don’t need any more, but I’m talking about teaching kids about play-acting. They will naturally pretend to be a character and certainly, in most cases, … Continue reading

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Why we need to keep a sense of perspective

Dr Jenny Brockis is a friend of mine and she specialises in brain fitness (www.drjennybrockis.com). Her articles are always interesting and this one was particularly so because I see it relating very much to teachers, rather than children. I was … Continue reading

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One Small Action, One Big Difference – Bringing Music to your Ears!

The following is from Maree Wrack’s newsletter, “Champagne Life on a Beer Budget”, and contains words of wisdom I’ve been expounding for years. Enjoy! While chatting with my personal trainer and friend Wendy Townsend this week, we discussed the Small … Continue reading

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