Category Archives: Making a Difference
The following is an extract from one of the chapters in my Making a Difference Guide. The invisible children in our schools sometimes get overlooked and yet can need our attention as much as some of the more demanding children … Continue reading
This short story illustrates the power of acknowledging, naming and describing feelings for children.
We all need to feel seen, heard, valued and understood. Sadly for some of our children this may not always happen on a regular basis at home, resulting in them showing us through their behaviour at school that this is … Continue reading
I have been really aware this week that there is a lot of uncertainty and change in routine In schools. One minute children are in class doing numeracy the next they are in the hall practising their performance. In the … Continue reading
I wrote my Making a Difference Guide to try and provide easy solutions to help school staff enhance children’s well-being and support their behaviour. I’ve made a short video discussing how you might use it in your own work, along … Continue reading
Jake age 9 was a quiet child who was often disengaged and would stare out of the window for long periods of time. His class teacher had moved him away from the window but this didn’t improve his attention span, … Continue reading
My Making a Difference guide is now available for purchase online. Based on many conversations with school staff over the last few years it is a resource to support staff in understanding and supporting children with their behaviour and emotional … Continue reading