Out and About
Children just want to be occupied and are generally very willing to learn something new, as long as it’s not presented as a boring chore!
Effective tutoring works but it starts with the right connectivity in the first place.
“Our kids are watching and learning about how to respond to stress and uncertainty”
Lockdown at Home
With this ‘can do’ attitude and our team spirit, an endless number of activities and proposals are being created with more focus on our students’ well-being.
“I think it is an excellent idea for the police to entertain lockdown children...”
Our brains do not actually know the difference between reality and an imagined state.
Amanda Jeffrey presents a short video to help Spanish students with their pronunciation.
Do something today that your future self will thank you for.
Lockdown at Home
After some very comforting words from our teachers and a deep breath of fresh air I realised that, going forwards, my 'prison school' was going to be more fun, more light hearted, less rigid and more about meeting my needs too.
Children are directly affected by our response to this crisis. So maybe think of it as a teaching and learning opportunity...
Are you a good role model or have you been sucked into staring at your phone, facebook or whatsapp instead of giving someone or an activity the gift of your full attention?
This Orwellian nightmare could well be repeated elsewhere if the figures continue to rise unstoppably, as they still are in Spain (though mercifully not, or not yet, in the Balearics.)
The lockdown is challenging, but with a positive mindset we can celebrate our creativity, encourage our children to take ownership of their boredom and listen carefully to their suggestions.