Bringing a Dog to school

Bringing a Dog to school

When our children were in their early years at primary school, their teacher had her  beautiful chocolate Labrador, Cleo, in class each day. Cleo loved it and she was loved  and adored by all of the children, who read to her and snuggled in. Recently, I was at another...
Count the apples!

Count the apples!

Today I was reminded how important small gestures can be… a kind word, a bit of praise, knowledge shared. As teachers, as parents, as friends, as people, we cannot underestimate the effect that we have on others. Here is the FISH! Philosophy in action, as shared...
Meditation instead of Detention

Meditation instead of Detention

We recently came across this article from Upworthy.com – “This school replaced detention with meditation. The results are stunning.”   It’s worth a read. Click here to read the article Back in 2014 when out television series...
Why Makerspaces in Schools?

Why Makerspaces in Schools?

We love the idea of MakerSpaces in schools. They provide an opportunity for creative time and the space for students to explore questions, build prototypes, try out ideas, faiol and retry and build something together. Makerspaces don’t always have to include...

Trends in Education

FACULTY Volume 4 Issue 1  Here’s the latest edition of Faculty Magazine with our very own Gerard Stevenson’s article “Trends in Education on Page 8. This time “Augmented Reality.” Click the link above to...