The Elsen Chronicles
“The small school with the big heart that stole mine” Recovering from Covid19 means: Filling empty seats with the right student who has a learning barrier with parents that are willing to make the right sacrifices for their child’s education, Nurturing students to have a positive frame of mind that allows learning and growing to
WANT TO BE MORE PRODUCTIVE IN YOUR DAY? Forgetting things, losing belongings, not being prepared, leaving assignments until the last minute or forgetting to do them altogether, not knowing how to use a diary or calendar, having a poor concept of time, etc. Does this sound familiar? There’s always a production line at work….no-one works
We need to be aware of the skills that must be mastered that may influence student’s success and if the skills are not being learnt, we need to investigate why. Thinking with Numbers If a child does not develop a concept of number or an understanding of number values and quantity, there’s a number blindness
The 8 pieces of the learning puzzle Millions of children struggle in school and will feel discouraged, frustrated, misunderstood and alone. Not because they can’t learn, but because the way they learn doesn’t align with the way they are taught. Thousands of teachers struggle in school and will feel discouraged, frustrated, misunderstood and alone. Not
IT TAKES A VILLAGE…In my previous blog post, “Creating ‘Educational Outliers’ out of Covid19 (part 1), I discussed the issues that Covid19 has created with regards to schooling, back to schooling or unschooling and homeschooling. I briefly mentioned Malcolm Gladwell’s book “Outliers” and I questioned whether the pandemic is going to force us to re-think
IT TAKES A VILLAGE…In my previous blog, “How to survive homeschooling” I mentioned 7 ways to survive the crisis-schooling situation where parents literally became teachers overnight, turning their homes into classrooms and often having to work and attend their own meetings while still being the parent/teacher. Back to school…or maybe notSlowly but surely, schools are
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