SHARING GOOD PRACTICE

The value of mindfulness in the Middle East classroom

Mindfulness techniques can bring students a greater sense of calm, concentration, empathy and awareness. The practice can be described as bringing one’s full attention...

The top 5 pitfalls to avoid when opening a school in...

1. Do not over-promise and under-deliver.An easy mistake to make is to get carried away with your ideas, especially when you are speaking off-the-cuff....

Using the 4Cs to improve teacher performance

21st Century learning skills and Professional Learning Communities (PLC) are current buzzwords in education. Collaboration, creativity, critical thinking and communication are the foundations of...

Make education conferences fit for purpose

Valuable learning opportunities for educators are vital to ensuring continuing development. A well prepared and inspiring conference can go a long way to meeting...

Foster cultural diversity and tolerance in your school

If there is one thing that is most striking about the environment of schools in most parts of the Middle East, it is the...

Creating global learners using enquiry in the primary classroom

What is an enquiry-based approach to teaching? At the heart of enquiry is a good questionEnquiry-based teaching is a student-led approach that encourages learners to...

Richard Henwood reimagines mathematics to excite students

There is an undeniable push for educators in the UAE and globally to think outside the box in implementing, innovative and engaging activities inside...

Using classcraft as a tool for classroom management

It is not new for educators to employ a range of strategies for classroom management. Today, digital tools are becoming increasingly more popular in...

Integrate more easily in the international classroom

Moving abroad can be daunting for students, parents and teachers. Before my first international job, I asked two teachers at the British School in Paris,...

Five essential student engagement tips

There is something truly magical about a classroom where the students are actively engaged in the learning process. There is a constant flow of energy,...