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#81 Multi-Tasking

Multi-tasking? Myth or reality? It all depends on who you talk to… Ask any student and they will tell you they can multi-task with ease. Do homework, watch TV, listen to music and check their phone all at the same time, no problem. Ask the academic researchers though and a different story emerges. Dr Larry …

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#80 Wellbeing – Mindfulness

New Research in the fields of psychology, education and neuroscience shows teaching meditation in schools is having positive effects on students’ well-being, social skills and academic skills. Mindfulness Meditation “Mindfulness” meditation is one of the more popular practices being taught at schools. It involves a three-step mental process where students are asked to: 1. Focus …

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#78 Redefining Failure

Redefining Failure All too often in our schools the fear of failure paralyses performance. Worse than that, far too many students see “failure” in a result as a reflection of themselves. It usually sounds like this, “I’m not smart enough”. When you believe you’re a failure from of a result or feedback you received or …

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#76 Model the Masters

Asking for help from people who have mastered the skill or goal you want to achieve is a good idea because it will save you time. That’s because you are not alone and are helped by people who have gone through your struggles. You will learn and develop the skill faster when you’re modelling the …

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