Why is my pupil so angry and defiant?

Why is my pupil so angry and defiant?

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 […]

7 reasons your primary school pupils should learn to code

7 reasons your primary school pupils should learn to code

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 help your pupils become Great Learners

How to help your pupils become Great Learners

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 […]

Resolve those family problems… with Nicola S Morgan

Resolve those family problems… with Nicola S Morgan

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.

A lesson in good behaviour with Nicola S Morgan

A lesson in good behaviour with Nicola S Morgan

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 […]

Prepare your child for change to make life a whole lot easier

Prepare your child for change to make life a whole lot easier

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 […]