This week we take a look at very simple advice to improve the behaviour in your classroom.
I read this beautiful blog recently. It was written by someone who was diagnosed with Asperger’s later in life, and talks about how their ‘cup of human interaction’ was full and how hard this made school. It was timed perfectly as I had just had this discussion with a parent whose child was starting toContinue reading “ASD: Reducing Anxiety Caused by Social Interactions”
In his book ‘The Psychology of Superheroes’, Rosenberg explores the context, happiness and positive psychology of popular superheroes. As Peterson & Park point out in chapter one, superheroes do not seek pleasure with their superpowers (indeed, it is normally their arch-nemeses that are doing this), but create happiness through connecting with something larger than theirContinue reading “Superheroes in the Classroom”
The following is a summary of a research study undertaken by Ellen Maria Cook, Tim Wildschutt & Sander Thomaes (Educational and Child Psychology, 2017, 34(3)) Those working in and managing educational settings should consider implementing teaching approaches and learning environments that are inclusive, supportive and conducive to the development of a Growth Mindset. Carol DweckContinue reading “How Growth Mindsets improve student pride”