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Season 2: Happiness and Wellbeing Series: Stephanie Davies: Laughology can Improve Happiness and Wellbeing
Episode Snapshot – Laughology can Improve Happiness and Wellbeing
Kelly Long chats with Stephanie Davies, one of the UK’s leading voices in the psychology of happiness, humour and laughter. In the past 15 years she has worked on innovative projects and events in the private and public sector. Stephanie’s creative and rounded approach to engagement, happiness at work, continued development and culture change drives success not only with the organisations she works with but at Laughology too.
In the second episode of the Happiness and Wellbeing series Stephanie outlines how laughter is a skill which can be used to improve happiness and wellbeing within schools.
Together Kelly and Stephanie dive into how Laughology can improve happiness and wellbeing.
Stephanie guides us through:
- The components to a happy life
- How to break negative thought patterns
- Techniques for re-framing how to interact with the world to improve wellbeing
- How laughology can improve a schools culture
In the second interview of the Inspiration 4 Teachers Happiness and Wellbeing series, Kelly and Stephanie reveal how Laughology can Improve Happiness and Wellbeing.
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Season 2: Happiness and Wellbeing Series: Kathryn Bryant: The Power of Mindfulness
Episode Snapshot – The Power of Mindfulness
Kelly Long chats with Kathryn Bryant, the creator of the Brilliant Living Blueprint, founder of BrilliantLivingHQ.com, and one half of the Changeability podcast, which she hosts with husband Julian Illman at Changeability.me.
In this first episode of the Happiness and Wellbeing series Kathryn outlines the distinction between happiness and our level of wellbeing, what it looks like and how it should feel. Kathryn guides us through strategies and techniques so that we can easily implement them in our daily routines, to reduce our levels of stress and commence on a journey towards greater wellbeing and overall happiness.
Together Kelly and Kathryn dive into the power of Mindfulness to improve wellbeing and happiness.
- How to recognise toxic situations, people and environments
- How to manage negative triggers that impact on our level of wellbeing
- Quick and effective strategies for reducing stress
- Positive thinking and techniques to manage the mind
In the first interview of the Inspiration 4 Teachers Happiness and Wellbeing series, Kelly and Kathryn reveal The Power of Mindfulness.
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Season 2: 64: Lisa Ashes: Managing Challenging Environments and Behaviour
Episode Snapshot – Managing Challenging Environments and Behaviour
Kelly Long chats with Lisa Ashes, former Classroom Assistant to Teaching and Learning Leader, Lisa is on a mission to help schools break away from how they’ve traditionally arranged things and embrace a whole new way of looking at the curriculum.
Best embodied in Manglish, her unique approach to combining whole-school literacy and numeracy, Lisa’s work shows how truly creative schools make learning more real and relevant. In doing so, all children benefit, regardless of background and academic ability.
Together Kelly and Lisa dive into how to manage challenging environments and behaviour.
- The biggest challenges for teachers in managing challenging behaviour
- Quick and effective strategies for taking control of the classroom and managing behaviour
- Teaching learners to do it for themselves
- The benefits of hosting whole school community learning festivals
In the fourth interview of Season 2 of the Inspiration 4 Teachers Podcast Show, Kelly and Lisa reveal how to manage challenging environments and behaviour
Why Don’t Students Like School?:
A Cognitive Scientist Answers Questions About How
the Mind Works and What It Means for the Classroom
The Little Book of Big Stuff about the Brain
Rethinking; Redefining; Reconnecting; Reclaiming Education.
For over twenty years, Independent Thinking has been helping schools help young people be better, both in the classroom and beyond.
Lisa’s blog about all things teaching and learning.
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Season 2: 63: Mark Anderson: The Best ICT Applications for Learning
Episode Snapshot – The Best ICT Applications for Learning
Kelly Long chats with Mark Anderson a former assistant head teacher responsible for e-learning. Mark is an award-winning blogger, Apple Distinguished Educator and a Google Certified Teacher! Mark’s philosophy is that learning technologies are a means by which learning can be enhanced for all, regardless of the classroom, the teacher and the learner.
Together Kelly and Mark dive into the best ICT applications for Learning.
- The biggest challenges for teachers embracing ICT
- The infrastructure required to support ICT applications
- The best ICT applications for learning
- The framework for deciding when it is right to use ICT applications – TPACK
In the third interview of Season 2 of the Inspiration 4 Teachers Podcast Show Kelly and Mark reveal the best ICT applications for learning.
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