These days when you walk into a school and classroom, you will now often be struck by how omnipresent Carol Dweck’s Growth Mindset messaging is. On classroom displays, in assemblies and, most importantly, in the way that teachers communicate with pupils. For example ‘I can’t do it Sir!’ to which the teacher replies ‘You can’t do it …yet, Jack!’
So why is this messaging so prevalent now?
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Read Sam from Schoolwell's 7 effective steps to recovering from a bad day as a relief teacher to help you get past it.
While some teachers are run off their feet with job requests constantly flooding in, others could do with seeing a bit more action. Why is this so?
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Meridith Ebbs from Adelaide University explores computational thinking through coding and robotics and how to cover the outcomes in the Australian curriculum. Meridith helps to familiarise relief teachers with the principles by offering a wealth of resources to use in the classroom.
Maths Mastery is the aim to improve students' understanding, enjoyment and attainment in mathematics. As relief teachers, even though we may only be with a set of students for one day, we can still achieve this and make a difference in the way students learn mathematics.