December 29, 2017 admin No comments exist

Being a positive wizard in ours lives can help those around us to develop a growth mindset. In other words to develop A-MINDSET-FOR-SUCCESS. When I train people to be coaches I often give them a Positive Coaching Wizard Certificate at the end of the training. It is a bit of fun, but at the same time…

December 28, 2017 admin No comments exist

Simple rules about praise you offer will help students a great deal. These are: Be specific Be sincere Praise the process not the person. (That is, praise strategies, decisions, work accomplished.) Try this out for a week in your classroom and see what differences you observe in yourself and the students. Download the pdf below…

December 28, 2017 admin No comments exist

“The surest path to high self-esteem is to be successful at something one perceived would be difficult! Each time we steal a student’s struggle, we steal the opportunity for them to build self-confidence. They must learn to do difficult things to feel good about themselves.” Dr. Sylvia Rimm Tell yourself and the students that: Struggle…

December 28, 2017 admin No comments exist

From my experience of working with schools on embedding ways of thinking that support the growth of each child, it has become clear that simple weekly messages for all staff to focus on have proved to be beneficial. This led me to the idea of creating “Teacher Mindset Reminders”. These are easily digestible messages that…

December 22, 2017 admin No comments exist

In 2017 my 7th book, “A Mindset for Success”, was published.  You can buy a copy of this from Amazon along with many other good book stores. You can also read an extract from the book by downloading this pdf: A Mindset for Success – Extract