Building a Community

I am on a mission to share the love! By offering FREE sensory workshops to local charities and organisations – starting in Newcastle, Co. Down.

Sharing the  love of Sensory Play with babies and children in families, in schools and groups. That is pretty easy, very often groups and organisations, through their fabulous staff training and experience, are very aware of the developmental benefits and learning that take place during sensory play – all I have to do is bring along all of my fabulous resources, to Stay and Play Workshops set them up in inviting and stimulating ways and let the children do what they do best, play.  Simple!

But what about the families and carers who haven’t had training, who haven’t experienced the joy of children engaging in sensory play? Continue reading

Attachment in the Classroom

So this text was recommended to me several years ago by an Educational Psychologist, and later by a Social Worker.

 It sat in my Amazon ‘save for later’ list that whole time!  This year I finally got around to ordering it, and am I glad I did.

Heather Geddes PHD explores the significance of the relationship between the pupil, the teacher and the learning task in what she terms the Learning Triangle, linking it to emotional development, behaviour and attachment experiences.  She identifies a Learning Profile related to each Attachment style.

A great additional to your Education Library and professional toolkit.

Click Attachment in the Classroom: The links between children’s early experience, emotional well-being and performance in school: A Practical Guide for Schools by Dr. Heather Geddes (November 5, 2005) Paperback”  for your copy

 

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