If you want to change your life, you first have to construct a new reality ~ Shawn Achor Click To Tweet
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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You cannot solve the problem with the same kind of thinking that has created the problem ~ Albert Einstein Click To Tweet
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.
The easiest way to create and collaborate in the world
An interactive media platform that empowers publishers, educators, brands, and bloggers to create more engaging content
The limits of my language are the limits of my world ~ Ludwig Wittgenstein Click To Tweet
Season 2: 62: Kamil Trzebiatowski: Effective Strategies for Teaching EAL Learners
Episode Snapshot – Effective Strategies for Teaching EAL Learners
Kelly Long chats with Kamil Trzebiatowski who is a secondary EAL coordinator in Kingston-upon-Hull – with 16 years’ English language teaching experience in England, Scotland and Poland. Kamil makes numerous appearances at a range of TeachMeet events across the country (eg @TeachMeetLondon), helping build language / EAL teaching awareness in schools by advising mainstream teachers on distinct EAL pedagogy. Kamil’s blog, Valuing and Protecting Diversity, is dedicated to raising awareness of issues of racial and cultural diversity and content and language integrated learning.
Together Kelly and Kamil dive into how to develop and implement effective strategies for teaching EAL learners.
- The myths and assumptions teachers make about second language acquisition.
- The issues mainstream teachers face.
- Potential solutions for teaching EAL learners – in particular importance of CPD and knowledge about language (KAL) for teachers.
In the second interview of Season 2 of the Inspiration 4 Teachers Podcast Show Kelly and Kamil reveal how to develop and implement effective strategies for teaching EAL learners.
English Learners, Academic Literacy, and Thinking:
Learning in the Challenge Zone
English as a Second Language in the Mainstream:
Teaching, Learning and Identity
Supporting young learners who speak English as an Additional Language (EAL)
A teacher network disseminating talk-for-learning activities in all subject areas for all ages