Any discussion surrounding the creation of some kind of learning identity can often take a backseat in favour of other aspects of the learning process. Certainly, the other aspects are more than suitable topics of discussion and I would never deny the importance of memory and other cognitive processes.
In a world full of noise the quiet ones often get left behind, their voices drowned out by the cacophony of braver, bolder and more confident children. In a culture where extroversion appears so highly valued, it is all too easy to neglect the introverts, viewing them as merely shy and in need of encouragementContinue reading The Introvert in the Classroom
The Long Read… (Originally published in The Psychologist, September 2015) Despite the growth of so-called non-cognitive skills interventions in schools, such as resilience training, there often exists a degree of dissonance regarding the definition of such terms. Resilience interventions have been found to use the term in different ways, reducing the significance of any measurableContinue reading From adversity to buoyancy