Linda Stade

Education Writer


October 2016

The Death of Male Teachers

Most people remember at least some of their teachers from primary school. I remember every single one. They had a huge effect on me. They’re probably the reason I became a teacher. My favourite was Mr Romeo. He taught me… Continue Reading →

Talking to Kids About Las Vegas

The horror in Las Vegas is beyond belief. It defies logic and so trying to make sense of it is pointless. We can only feel it. I don’t see a lot of use in entering any comment on gun laws… Continue Reading →

How To Help Kids To Break the Frustration Barrier

On Sunday I did an art workshop. It was an unusual decision given that I have very little experience or talent. In fact, I’m an absolute beginner. When I sat down to my blank canvas the challenge mocked me and… Continue Reading →

5 Powerful Ways to Build Resilience in Kids

Sticky post

Resilience is the ‘it’ word of the decade when it comes to kids and their wellbeing. And so it should be. In the past we have focused on problems one at a time. Drugs, bullying, peer pressure, self-esteem, cyber-safety, alcohol…we’ve… Continue Reading →

A Parent’s Guide to Surviving the Final Exams

If you have a child who is starting their final exams in the next couple of weeks, you might be feeling a bit stressed. You have supported your child through their whole school life and now they have to pull… Continue Reading →

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