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Do your students have academic buoyancy? Here are five ways to help them develop it

Do your students have academic buoyancy? Here are five ways to help them develop it
Have you heard of academic buoyancy? While it isn't widely known about, it may be one of the most important areas of psychology for education professionals. It sounds similar to resilience but there are subtle differences between the two. Academic resilience often focuses on groups of students who face specific challenges – those with special educa...
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Nice post.
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Foxes vs hedgehogs: 7 evidence-based leadership tips for headteachers

Foxes vs hedgehogs: 7 evidence-based leadership tips for headteachers
Is your school full of hedgehogs or foxes? Hedgehogs are people who are committed to certain ideas, and will stick with them even when they've been shown to fail. Foxes are people know lots about everything, but not everything about anything – they are pragmatic, prone to self-doubt and willing to admit when they are wrong. In his 2005 study Expert...
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Five science-based tips to help you keep your new year resolutions

Five science-based tips to help you keep your new year resolutions
With the new year underway, you might find your resolutions being put to the test. You're tired and the gym is busy; the weather is awful and a huge bowl of pasta would cheer you up; you can't even think about retiring so why bother with savings? People love to set goals, but there can be such a big gap between intention and action that resolutions...
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7 top tips to help teachers combat stress and find a better work-life balance

7 top tips to help teachers combat stress and find a better work-life balance
So you're working in your personal time because you just don't seem to be able to finish it all during the day and if everyone else at school is coping, why aren't you? There's marking to be completed, the next day's lessons to be reviewed, reports that need to be written, development plans to be created; the list goes on and on. Before long y...
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