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Teach your students to have self-respect

Self-respect affects virtually every facet of our life. Maintaining a healthy, realistic view of ourselves isn’t about blowing our own horn. It’s about learning to like and respect ourselves — faults and all.
Nobody who has a positive sense of self-respect will want to hurt another! Imagine how different life would be in our schools if we could teach our students to have self-respect.

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Perfectionism can be self-destructive

We are hard-wired to experience challenges, failures and disappointments. In fact, it is at these times that we learn our greatest lessons. Jack, like so many children, had to learn to love and appreciate himself in all circumstances. He had to learn that NOT being number one, did not mean that HE was less. He had to learn the value of falling and being willing to rise again.

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Handy homework hints for teachers

I have yet to meet a parent or student who feels excited about doing extra school work in the afternoons. Homework has been a contentious issue for some time now. Some schools believe that homework adds great value to the learning experience, while others do not approve of homework.
If your school offers a homework programme, then this blog is for you!

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How to inspire your students

To become inspired, we need to inspire others. Remember that what we teach others, we teach ourselves. Imagine, then, the benefits of being an inspiration to your students.  It is a win-win in that, what you give to your students, you will receive for yourself!

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Chasing academic A’s limits possibility

The percentage on the report card has, in most cases, been the benchmark by which we believe we can determine if a child will become a successful adult, or not. Self-worth is too often determined by academic assessments. Emotional walls are built, intelligence is defined, negative behaviours are acted upon, anxieties and depression are pandemic in young people – all because of society’s fixation on that percentage on the report. 

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