Monthly Archives: October 2018

Being Assertive

Assertiveness is not saying the same thing over and over (the 'broken record') neither is it continually stepping into confrontations with students. We know...

Visual Timelines

Click to download a copy of the Visual Timeline It’s 3.30pm on a Monday afternoon, and you’re in a meeting. A meeting that you have...

Running and learning #4: Progress is Tough

*Note: Mental Health Awareness day was on Wednesday 10 October.  Progress is hard. I came last in the bleep test and I didn’t improve my 5km...

Running and Learning #3: Cover Lesson

I was absolutely delighted. Cover lesson! Trainer Neil was unable to lead our Tuesday session. He was aware of a conflicting commitment so spoke...

Redirection techniques

(A Tip for Teaching and Learning Support Assistants) Students who have spent many years with learning support often have advanced strategies for avoiding work. You...

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