PERMA Series – Part 5: ‘A for Accomplishment’

  Accomplishment – (noun) 1. an act or instance of carrying into effect; fulfilment 2. something done admirably or creditably 3. anything accomplished; deed; achievement As educators we are often so caught up in the progress of our students that we may not take the time to even realise that their successes are actually a result … Continue reading PERMA Series – Part 5: ‘A for Accomplishment’

WIN!

Along a similar line to ‘What Went Well’ is working out which things that happened in your day that you want to focus on. I term these things that go well ‘Wins!’ because when things go well it’s like ‘High-5 to me’ and a definite boost to my mood and wellbeing. Despite there being some low … Continue reading WIN!

How Becoming a Parent Made Me a Worse Teacher.

There’s been a bit of banter on the Twitter airwaves about parenting and how it affects our ability as teachers recently. Craig Kemp (@mrkempnz) wrote about how he felt his recent experience of becoming a father had enhanced his professional practice, whilst Corinne Campbell (@corisel) penned a sophisticated description of her experience as a committed … Continue reading How Becoming a Parent Made Me a Worse Teacher.