Tag: Classroom Managment

What is Self-Efficacy and Why Do Kids Need It?

In recent decades as educators, parents and even communities, we’ve been doing better at building kids’ self-esteem – the idea that you inherently worthy. Kids with good self-esteem value themselves, regardless of external events or voices. What you may have noticed in your classroom or homeschooling space is that these same kids may have high …

What are the Benefits of Learning Another Language?

It’s tough being a LOTE teacher in Australia and you only have to look a world map to understand why. We’re literally ‘girt by sea’ and English is our official language. There doesn’t seem to be a huge incentive to learn the languages of other countries, and we’ve done very little (if anything) to promote …