I’ve seen some Facebook posts recently where people have advised to ‘not smile until Christmas’ with you new class. Personally, I wouldn’t take this advice. Smile from day one. Imagine being a child worried about meeting you new teacher and you go into your new class for the first time and that teacher doesn’t even crack a smile! Or the second, third, fourth time…
I’ve also put a few reasons together reminding us all why we should feel proud and privileged to teach and get to know the 30 individual personalities in our class each year.
Mr Hunt is a primary school teacher who has taught Reception, Year 6 and now a mixed year 3/4 class. He loves creative and innovative ways of teaching to engage children. He is an SLE, specialising in creative and innovative teaching ideas. He shares some of his ideas through his Facebook page and connects with teachers in the UK and around the world. He has presented at various educational conferences and has provided CPD sessions, staff meetings and bespoke twilight sessions. He has also been invited to speak at the international Superpod 6 conference held on San Jaun Island, Washington USA.
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