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by My School Assembly 06-06-2018
“How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.”   So says the Bard himself, Mr. William Shakespeare, and there is little doubt that doing something good for someone will usually brighten their day. Even a small kindness can leave the recipient...
“How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.”   So...
“How far that little candle throws...
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by My School Assembly 19-03-2018
Socrates, a great teacher, philosopher, and thinker, noted that you cannot teach people anything. You can only lead them to think for themselves. They cannot parrot back your words, if you are not answering. They cannot answer with what they don’t know but only what they have. Teachers are charged...
Socrates, a great teacher, philosopher, and thinker, noted that you cannot teach people anything....
Socrates, a great teacher, philosopher, and...
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by My School Assembly 11-02-2018
Ah, the joy of wriggly, jiggly children in line as you are waiting to head off to assembly, or the library, or to wherever you need to get your class to.   You’ve asked them to line up, you’ve asked them to be quiet, but the chatter continues and the line resembles hairpin turns to...
Ah, the joy of wriggly, jiggly children in line as you are waiting to head off to assembly,...
Ah, the joy of wriggly, jiggly children in...
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by My School Assembly 29-01-2018
I’ve recently been on a Qi Gong training course in Thailand (more on that later!) and as such, have taken on the role of student as opposed to teacher. It’s been an interesting transformation to say the least.   Firstly, I was reminded of how I learn best. I’m quiet. I like to...
I’ve recently been on a Qi Gong training course in Thailand (more on that later!) and...
I’ve recently been on a Qi Gong training...
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by My School Assembly 16-11-2015
Empathy matters. The more we explicitly teach this empathy schools, the greater our impact on health and wellbeing in our students. And if you needed further convincing because you are stuck in the ‘literacy/numeracy are key’ mindset, according to a recent study*, teaching empathy can pay...
Empathy matters. The more we explicitly teach this empathy schools, the greater our impact...
Empathy matters. The more we explicitly teach...
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by My School Assembly 09-11-2015
Poppy Poppy Poppy poppy what do you say? Wear me on Remembrance Day. Poppy poppy what do you tell? Many soldiers in battle fell. Poppy poppy what should we know? That peace on earth should grow, grow, grow.  A simple and anonymous poem, but a poignant message nevertheless. In my opinion teaching...
Poppy Poppy Poppy poppy what do you say? Wear me on Remembrance Day. Poppy poppy what do...
Poppy Poppy Poppy poppy what do you say?...