Sowing Seeds in September

This is the last day in August! School for me has already started I’m excited and ready for a new academic year. This blog sums it all for me.

Class Teaching

sowingLike most teachers, August is my favourite month.  No alarm clock, holiday adventures, lazy days, carefree, relaxation, friends, family etc.  September is inevitable though – and I quite like that too.  A new school year brings with it a fresh start.  An opportunity to try out new things and get new classes into good habits.  Which brings me on to the subject of growth mindset.  I’ve said before that I think this is a great idea – getting students to realise that success is the result of hard work, high expectations, effort and resilience is, in my mind, a winner.  However, it’s a big idea and if it’s going to have an impact in the classroom, it needs to be broken down into actions. This is the important point.  We often start September with the best intentions that often aren’t sustainable.  So they drift off.  With this in mind, whether you’re an…

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