Susan McKay

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Primary school teachers 'not trained to deal with mental health issues'

More than half of primary school teachers say they do not feel adequately trained in supporting pupils with mental health problems, research suggests.<p>Just one in 10 “strongly agreed” with the statement that they felt they had the necessary training to feel confident about what action to take when a …

Mental Health

Drive for better results in schools damaging pupils’ mental health

<b>Children feel under pressure to do well from an early age, report finds</b>Pupils’ mental health is being affected by constant reminders that they are …

Mental Health

Power Yoga for Weight Loss & Belly Fat, Beginners 20 Minute Workout at Home, Total Body Routine

Marginal gains: Small changes that make a big difference to your teaching

Walk into a newsagent, pick up a random running magazine and have a quick flick through it. You will be assailed with advice on improving your speed, …

'Struggling with mixed attainment in maths? Pre-teaching is the answer'

One of the biggest challenges for teachers posed by the primary maths curriculum is the expectation that the majority of pupils will move through the …

How to get children in the mindset for the start of school

With another school year starting, parents and children alike hope it will be both beneficial and enjoyable, and that children will do their best work yet.<p>One contentious area, however, is homework. There’s disagreement about what constitutes a good homework assignment, and there are different …

Is the left’s blase attitude to teaching knowledge helping the far right?

“65% of today’s students will be employed in jobs that don’t exist yet – so we should focus on teaching transferable skills rather than outdated and potentially redundant knowledge.”<p>In a post-truth world, statistics could provide an essential public service | John Pullinger<p>Read more<p>Nothing to …

Critical Thinking

The Truth About Açaí Bowls

Yes, they're insta-worthy, but be wary of these popular treats.<p>September 02, 2017<p>I love the taste of açaí bowls just as much as everyone else; …

Science Says Sleeping In a Cold Room Is Better for Your Health

Those who prefer to keep bedroom temperatures chilly while catching some shut eye may be on to something. According to an article written by Dr. …