Exciting news! Becoming Buoyant: Helping Teachers and Students Cope with the Day to Day is due for publication next month (July 2020). It’s taken me about five years to write this, indeed, I began investigating resilience well before I began writing The Emotional Learner. If you’re a regular visitor to the this site or you’veContinue reading Becoming Buoyant
[Originally published in The Psychologist] Powering Up Children: The Learning Power Approach to Primary Teaching. Guy Claxton and Becky Carlzon, Crown House Publishing 2019 £16.99 Powering Up Children represents the latest addition to Claxton’s highly successful Learning Power Approach, a set of strategies and metacognitive skills that aim to empower learners to become more confidentContinue reading Book Review: Powering up Children
Notes on a Nervous Planet is an extraordinary book for a number of reasons. First of all, Matt Haig isn’t trying to fix anybody and, at times, his advice to the reader has little to do with what Haig himself does. For example, he spends much of the book on the negative impact of socialContinue reading Book Review: Notes on a Nervous Planet ~ Matt Haig
Five psychology books I have enjoyed. There are many others, of course, and this list is in no particular order.