Have you ever come across a pupil who was angry, defiant, vindictive, and spiteful – and you couldn’t put your finger on the cause? There are some pupils for whom a person on authority – such as a teacher – is like a red rag to a bull. They could be suffering from Oppositional Defiant […]
For today’s children, learning to code is fun. Gone are the days when that meant dry classroom sessions and number-crunching. With the advent of simplified computers like the Raspberry Pi, and rich learning software like Scratch, pupils are turning play into useful skills. Here are seven great reasons your primary school pupils should be learning […]
How to spot a Great Learner Their curiosity is addictive They’re willing to put in the time and effort needed to learn They don’t give up easily They ‘get’ that everything isn’t fun – some things are less interesting than others, but they have to be done They do find some things daunting, but realise […]
The new year is a time to reflect on the changes we want or need to make and for many families, it can be the best time to sort out any parenting problems. Here, teacher and behaviour expert Nicola S Morgan helps Echo readers with their parenting dilemmas. For full article please click link below.
New Year, new start and for families it can be the best time to sort out any parenting problems. Here, teacher and behaviour expert Nicola S Morgan helps readers with their parenting dilemmas. To read the full article click on the link below.
Teacher Nicola S Morgan is on a mission to work with teachers and parents to improve behaviour. Here she helps readers with their parenting dilemmas. For full article click on link below.
Parents and schools can do their jobs better when they work together for the benefit of children, as Cathy Owen discovered when she visited a pioneering scheme in the valleys. Top tips from Nicola S Morgan on ways parents can help their children by engaging with schools. For full article click the link below.
A lack of sleep is having a devastating effect in schools according to a new report from teachers. The article looks at how regular sleep for young children and growing teenagers is the path to harmony and sanity in any household.
Teacher Nicola S Morgan has always been drawn to dealing with the most difficult of classes and now she is using her experiences to help pupils, teachers and parents improve attitudes and behaviour. She is the first to admit that she likes a challenge – and tackling bad behaviour in today’s schools can certainly be […]
While many youngsters, like Johnie, are looking forward to their first day, for others it can be a daunting experience whether they are starting primary or secondary school. But parents can help prepare for the change. Teacher and behaviour expert Nicola S Morgan, from Cardiff, has come up with some ways you can help. Read […]