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Can Grit be taught and is it effective?

The term Grit was coined by Angela Duckworth. It can be defined as having passion and perseverance for achieving important long-term goals.   That is why Grit is a useful strategy for students to practice.  It teaches them to work hard and strive towards their goals. This poses the question: Can Grit be taught and…

Motivation and Maslow’s Need Hierachy

Motivation and Maslow’s Need Hierachy

What motivates people to work? Many scholars have tried to answer this, creating their own theory.   An interesting motivation theory is Abraham Maslow’s Need Hierarchy. It is a theory of motivation which priorities our needs in order of importance. By doing so, they become easier to manage and reduces stress.   Maslow suggests that…

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Separating work from home life

Many of us are now working from home during these unprecedented times, including teachers. Which is why it can be challenging separating work from home life.   What is usually our living space is becoming our workspace, too. This means a lot of people are adapting to a work and home environment in the same…

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3 ways to help with teacher wellbeing

During these unprecedented times, we must learn to adapt to a new schedule and try to remain positive. But this isn’t always easy. Teachers are amongst the key workers who are under a large amount of stress and pressure to persevere during these times. That’s why prioritising mental health is essential, especially during these times…

The expectancy theory of motivation

The expectancy theory of motivation

Motivation theories are created to help the individual focus on what they would like to achieve. They aim to increase productivity.   The Expectancy Theory of Motivation focuses on the end goal of the what is being completed. Where other motivation theories focus on the needs or process, this theory by Victor Vroom is concerned…

3 tips for wellbeing when working from home

3 tips for wellbeing when working from home

During the unprecedented situation we find ourselves in currently, many of us must learn to adapt and work from home. Learning materials become predominantly online and communication is through email and video call rather than face-to-face.   This means adapting to a new home working environment and routine. Consequently, everyone will  cope with this differently.…

How can we stop students procrastinating when working from home?

How can we stop students procrastinating when working from home?

Working from home can sometimes be a challenge. Naturally, we are used to having a separate work and home environment. But now that students are having to work from home more, without having an educational setting to complete work and study, this can be disrupting for them. So, how can students work efficiently without distractions? How…

Combining positivity and education

Combining positivity and education

Positivity is vital for mental wellbeing. It can influence the way you view things and change your perception on life.   But why is Combining positivity and education effective?   Positive education focuses on incorporating happiness and wellbeing and applying these to learning.   It uses Martin Seligman’s PERMA model:   Positive Emotions These include…

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Providing constructive and beneficial feedback for students

Providing constructive and beneficial feedback for students can be tricky. It is important to maintain a balance between providing positive feedback and constructive criticism. But how?   According to studies, negative feedback can discourage students and therefore be demotivating (Hattie & Timperley, 2007.)   Here are some ways to help with providing feedback for students:    …

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