Sources that influence self-efficacy

Self-efficacy is an individual’s belief in his/her/their own ability to attain a certain goal. Our beliefs about competence and confidence to achieve influence our achievement. So, what can influence the development of our self-efficacy? I made a visual summary of the four factors that we have control over to make our students grow their self-efficacy. … Continue reading Sources that influence self-efficacy

Why we need more EI than IQ

What a wonderful opportunity to learn from and along Anil Friedman about the importance of Emotional Intelligence (EI). We have recorded 6 short video clips to share important aspects of EI. Please share back and subscribe to the channel if you want to know more about this topic in the future. We would love to … Continue reading Why we need more EI than IQ

Allow yourself to breathe.

I feel you teachers. Things aren’t getting any easier. Your cup is empty. You push through but forget yourself. You don’t believe you can attend to your own wellbeing and you aren’t able to pause, breathe and recover from this highly stressful period. I am sending you all positive thoughts and hoping that all the … Continue reading Allow yourself to breathe.

Books that promote Child Safeguarding, Global Citizenship, Inclusion, #BLM, LGBTQ+

I had created this list for an order in my previous school and I believe it can save other people’s time! The following books promote Child Safeguarding, Global Citizenship, inclusion, Black lives matter, LGBTQ+ All are welcome by Penfold, Alexandra (2018) Families by Rotner, Shelley (2015) The family book by Parr, Todd (2017) A family … Continue reading Books that promote Child Safeguarding, Global Citizenship, Inclusion, #BLM, LGBTQ+

Teachers, remember to breathe

We know that many teachers around the world suddenly had to change their practice and are also, like almost everyone on earth by now, affected by the unprecedented situation of the covid-19 pandemic. School campuses are closing and many teachers are now teaching through distance learning as well as managing the situation that comes along … Continue reading Teachers, remember to breathe

French Meditation to start the class

I created this video for my French learners. I use it as a routine to start the class so students can come in, relax, calm down and then feel ready to learn: Feel free to share away!