Growth Mindset and Mindfullness Growth Mindset and Mindfullness seem to be everywhere at the moment, as it should be in my opinion. I wrote a blog post in June about the rise of mental health issues in children in our current society. I spoke about how Drama and the Arts can be a cathartic process … Continue reading Growth Mindset and Mindfullness in the Arts.
Flipped learning isn't such a new idea but it is still an awesome idea. Flipped Learning as a concept is an easy one to understand. Essentially you are taking out the traditional learning element of the lesson and placing it into the homework via a video which you, as the teacher, previously prepared. Then, during … Continue reading Flipped Learning in Drama
In many respects, the freedom of not being on the National Curriculum allows Heads of Drama to create a bespoke Key Stage 3 curriculum that caters for both the cohort and the expectations of the curriculum with regards to what syllabus the students do for Key Stage 4 and their likely outcomes.
Mindfulness is everywhere. A quick search on the Internet for mindfulness in education creates a myriad of different projects, resources and news stories. It has become a big and important thing in education, and rightly so. Four in ever Five 12 to 16 year olds said, in responding to a survey, that they have had … Continue reading Being mindful towards mental health in Drama
Education in Britain is divided up by so many different means, some officially such as by gender or faith and others unofficially such as location or ethnicity. Social, political and cultural division is rife through the education system. As we move towards the 2017 General Election, how much of that politics can schools debate and … Continue reading Should the subject of Drama mix with politics?