“Five things I wish I knew when I started teaching.”

Cate Brett kindly shared a link to a short article entitled “Five Things I Wish I knew When I started Teaching.” It covers issues such as motivation, engagement, and marking/feedback. Continue reading

Mindset – motivation during exam period

I came across a short clip on the Ted Talks site entitled ‘8 secrets of success.’ I am planning on showing it to my students in order to encourage them to remain motivated during this stage of the year, as it may be difficult for them given the pressure of exam revision etc. The video ties in nicely with the mindsets work they’ve covered in College and seems to be pertinent, given that the exam period is imminent.

Should you wish to watch and share the video, I have included the link below.

https://www.ted.com/talks/richard_st_john_s_8_secrets_of_success