In addition to recording 120+ episodes of the Thriving Children Podcast, did you know that I’ve appeared as a guest on eight other shows? You can find each episode in your favourite podcast player, or by clicking on the title of each episode in this blog post. In no particular order, here they are… Ditch Homework for More Play …
In this episode of the Thriving Children Podcast, Clare speaks with Ellen Ronalds Keene about self-care for teachers. Listen in to hear: Ellen’s definition of self care – what it is and why it’s essential Factors that make the teaching profession incredibly depleting The guilt we feel when prioritising our own wellbeing. Why living for the school holidays is not …
I’m not an ex-teacher. I am a teacher. And to be specific, I’m an Early Childhood Educator.
Bit by bit, I’m bringing back my playful side. And my determination to do so stems from two recent aha moments.
This week I’ve been relief teaching with a class of five year olds (my daughter’s class in fact). And let’s just say it’s been a bit of a shock to the system.
Teaching are the folks who have put our hand up to make a difference in the lives of children. And instead we have found ourselves in a scenario where we don’t have the impact anticipated.
Our education system is becoming narrower in its focus at the exact point in time that many children are not yet ready for formal learning.