Presentation on theme: "Making Learning Irresistible How much do you Sparkle?"— Presentation transcript:
Making Learning Irresistible How much do you Sparkle?
Something to keep in mind Follow Your Curiosity I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.
Perseverance is Priceless “It's not that I'm so smart; it's just that I stay with problems longer.”
Make Mistakes Discover the power of making mistakes. I’ve said this before, and I’ll say it again, if you want to succeed, triple the amount of mistakes that you make.
elping ther ossibilities merge Forget Everything And Run
The following picture has 2 identical dolphins in it. It was used in a case study on stress levels at St. Mary's Hospital. The more differences a person finds between the dolphins, the more stress that person is experiencing. Stress and challenge
Watch your thoughts, They become words, Watch your words, They become actions, Watch your actions, They become habits, Watch your habits, They become character, Watch your character, It becomes your destiny
My teacher taught me maths but not to love maths
When were you last enthused When did you last enthuse someone
When were you last motivated ? When did you last motivate someone ?
When were you last inspired? When did you last inspire someone?
What do the following words mean ValuesAttitudeshabits
The gifts most requested Self – esteem Self-worth Self-respect Self-love Self-confidence 98% Various others, e.g. Love of learning Love of Literature Love of music Reaching their full Potential. 2%
What would this look like iin your classroom if I visited you class tomorrow, next week or at the end of next July?
what is research saying about what helps our children make the best progress Teaching and learning toolkit The Sutton trust, Durham University
Be creative Come up with a gem team, a learning crew, the treasure hunters ….. Celebrate what your gem leaner might say or do to demonstrate that power What are they aiming for? What are you looking for to demonstrate the power you have chosen
challenge and stress Playing and learning
Designed for learning – not really!!
There is a massive difference between challenge and stress, but, only a thin dividing line; The problem for the teacher is that eachchildl will draw it in a different place