This book gives teachers tips to make PSHE more engaging and relevant, and includes advice on teaching a range of contemporary topics such as social media, and sex and sexuality. With case studies and strategies on planning and pitching sessions, the tried-and-tested advice makes this the 'go-to' resource for teaching PSHE.
This book enables teachers to meet the needs of children with a wide range of specific learning difficulties in mainstream classrooms, while promoting acceptance and self-esteem. Viewing the class as a diverse group rather than focusing on diagnoses, it presents advice and strategies for creating a supportive learning environment for all.
What's the difference between being kind and being compassionate? How can we become more compassionate? And why can being compassionate be so difficult? Learn, along with Sam, answers to these and many other questions about this important character value.
Young people living with dire situations tell their heart-warming stories in their own words. This is combined with facts, timelines, statistics and reports by governments and aid agencies. This story tells the life of Pramod. Curriculum Links: PHSE & Citizenships KS2/KS3 Geography KS3.
Young people living with dire situations tell their heart-warming stories in their own words. This is combined with facts, timelines, statistics and reports by governments and aid agencies. This story tells the life of Daniel. Curriculum Links: PHSE & Citizenship KS2/KS3 Geography KS3.
Young people living with dire situations tell their own words. This is combined with facts, timelines, statistics and reports by governments and aid agencies. This book is about the life of Jose. Curriculum Links: PSHE & Citizenship KS2/KS3 Geography KS3.
A 12-session course for primary aged pupils. It builds on the "Circle Time" process to teach a range of personal and social skills with activities and ideas for follow up work. It includes strategies such as: listening; turn taking; accepting differences; giving and receiving compliments; co-operating with others; and confident speaking to peers.
Covering aspects of health and well being including physical, emotional and social health, this work helps schools to encourage children to make positive life choices. It links directly to Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) and the National Healthy Schools Standard. It is useful for teachers, School Nurses and PSHE Co-ordinators.
Provides teachers in mainstream and special schools with a tried and successful progressive health education curriculum for pupils with moderate and severe learning difficulties, emphasising a whole-school approach to sex and health education.
Drawing from research in child development and specifically on what children can handle at each age, this book offers parents a foundation on which they can build their own answers as their child's understanding expands.
This resource provides a complete positive psychology programme designed to promote happiness, resilience and motivation in young people aged 11-18. It contains a section on the theory of positive psychology, guidance for facilitators on delivering the programme, and a 24-session programme to build strengths and promote well-being in young people.
How can schools promote democracy? Whose values should take precedence in multicultural societies? This book draws on a range of international examples to illustrate how schools can enable young people to work towards the ideals of justice and peace in both school community and the wider world.
The latest research shows that as many as 1 in 88 US children now has autism, and the number keeps rising. Parents of these children become full-time researchers, always looking for the latest information on doctors, education, and treatments, and parents of girls with autism face particularly unique challenges.
This is a fun resource designed to help children aged 7-13 get thinking and talking about their feelings and the issues affecting their lives. Activities surrounding issues such as peer relationships and friendships, bullying, offending, participation and citizenship are designed to build self-esteem, raise aspirations and increase motivation.
This volume provides a wealth of ready-made lesson ideas to supplement and support the teaching of PSHE in a fun and appealing way. The learning objectives identified with each activity will help primary school teachers of all levels of experience integrate the activities into their planning.
Welcome to the world of parenting teens. This new era is about enduring intermittent bouts of contempt and not taking it personally. It's about picking the fights that are worth having because through them your kids get to know who you are as a person, what you stand for and what you won't tolerate.
Tells how educators in various national and cultural contexts deal with prejudice, discrimination, stereotyping and sometimes overt violence against sexual minorities, particularly lesbians and gays. This book focuses on the importance of changing the attitudes of people who believe that their homophobic views on sexuality are morally superior.
Mental Health is a mandatory component of the PSHE (Personal, Social and Health Education) curriculum. This book explains the difference between counselling and counselling skills, as well as looking at how mental health issues affect children's behaviour, self-esteem, motivation and achievement and so on, and what the school can do about this.
This text provides practical advice on issues such as common childhood infections and the exclusion periods related to them, routine medication records, policies and permissions, necessary protective clothing, and vaccination.
With numerous examples to supplement her rich theoretical discussion, the author builds a compelling philosophical argument for an ethics based on natural caring, as in the care of a mother for her child. She discusses the extent to which we may truly care for plants, animals, or ideas.
In this book, nationally recognized interdisciplinary leaders examine the relationships between social-emotional education and school success - specifically focusing on interventions that enhance student learning. Offering scientific evidence and practical examples, this volume points out the many benefits of SEL programs.
This title provides a ten session course about building good relationships that will sustain us throughout our lives. The sessions include: respect, support, encouragement and communication. A copiable student workbook with illustrations is included. The materials can be photocopied or printed from the CD.
Drawn from Debi's own experiences and with a moving testimony at the end of the book explaining how depression has affected her and how she continues to cope, Debi hopes that by sharing her own experience she can help others who suffer from depression, and to find that subtle shift that will show the way out.
Can computers think? What makes something human? How big is infinity? From Sartre to Searle, this practical book offers an imaginary situation, followed by a series of questions to encourage children to question key philosophical ideas such as values and ethics, gender and identity, existence and beauty.
The latest research shows that more than 1 in 50 boys in the US now has autism, and the number keeps rising. Parents of these boys become full-time researchers, always looking for the latest information on doctors, education, and treatments. Following countless hours of study, Ken Siri is sharing what he has learned.
Provides a whole-school value based programme for young people from five to twelve years of age. Including a CD-ROM, this book helps young people to: have a sense of belonging; identify their talents; develop proactive problem solving; enhance positive social orientation; and encourage an optimistic sense of fun.
Focusing on personal safety, this work addresses key issues such as: emotional health and well-being; the ability to access help and support; and family, social and sexual relationships. Each section contains a comprehensive facilitator's guide.
An entrepreneur and educator highlights the surprising influence of humanities scholarship on biomedical research and civil liberties. This spirited defence urges society to support the humanities to obtain continued guidance for public policy decisions, and challenges scholars to consider how best to fulfil their role in serving the common good.
Problem Postcards presents a series of social dilemmas for young people to discuss and find positive outcomes. The style is engaging because it follows the example of letters sent to an agony aunt with the young people having to compose suitable responses. There are also worksheets for written work.
Plummer offers over 100 activities aimed at helping children to build emotional resilience. With a mixture of short, snappy activities and longer guided visualizations, these exercises are suitable for use with individuals or groups, and many are appropriate for use with children with complex needs or speech and language difficulties.