A great post from Ritu:
FAIL is not a bad thing!
F – First
A – Attempt
I – In
L – Learning
PS: She makes great chapattis too 😀
Just this week, I had a most interesting staff meeting.
Staff meeting… Interesting… not necessarily two things that are often in the same sentence!
But seriously, this week we had a twilight training session (meaning we were there for three hours) all about Mindset & Motivation, and Evidence-Based Teaching.
It was fascinating!
Led by Robin Launder, an ex-prison officer turned teacher, I spent an insightful three hours extending my knowledge about mindset.
Prison officer… teacher… the similarities are vast if you think logically.
- You are both responsible for vast amounts of other people.
- You have to deal with behaviour issues.
- You both need to set limits and boundaries with regards to behaviour.
- You can find your work/life balance heavily teetering on the work side.
Who knew? I am basically a Prison Officer but for smaller inmates!
No, that is taking things a little far… My little darlings are far from…
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