Blog Category: Posts for Teachers

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Teen girl excluded at school

As part of one of our regular online course Q&A sessions, Maggie responded to a[...]

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Maggie Dent on how to talk to young kids when someone they love dies – ABC Radio

Maggie Dent, who has supported many children and parents when someone they love has died,[...]

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Building Connectedness in the Classroom

Maggie wrote for the Positive Times about the best-kept secret to exceptional education — relationship.[...]

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The boy who wants to ban homework

8-year-old Perth boy Christian has written to the Prime Minister urging a nationwide ban on[...]

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Show caution when implementing change

In this article forTeachers Matter, Maggie writes about changing fads in education and how we[...]

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Sensitive kids starting school

As school holidays run out faster than the water out of the bath, parents know[...]

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In praise of a common-sense revolution

Recently I was listening to a radio interview with a motoring expert, and a listener[...]

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Helping children to make friends

Maggie urges parents to see their children’s behaviour through a child’s eyes.[...]

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TEDx Youth: Exploring the big question, why am I here?

Joining [email protected], Maggie addressed young people at Hale School to ask what their spark is.[...]

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Bullying among young children

In this “Maggie Moment”, Maggie discusses two scenarios of bullying occurring among very young children.[...]

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Stop stealing childhood in the name of education

In this “Maggie Moment”, Maggie passionately shares her concerns about the ‘push down’ of formalised[...]

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Which school is right for your child?

A lot of parents have asked what Maggie thinks about single-sex vs co-educational schools for[...]

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Self-care in the age of 24/7 negative news cycles

So often when I tune into the news online, on the radio or on TV,[...]

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Taming the teen stress monster

For many of our teens one thing is certain: stress levels are set to rise[...]

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21 Things I Wish I had Known as a New Teacher

In this article for Teachers Matter (Issue 28, 2015), Maggie wrote about what she wished[...]

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Why our children’s ability to think deeply is suffering

I want to chat about thinking. When I explore my building block about life skills[...]

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8 ways to nurture friendships in our schools

“We’ll be friends forever, won’t we, Pooh?” asked Piglet. “Even longer,” Pooh answered. ― A.A.[...]

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Bringing out the best in all students

Maggie wrote for Teachers Matter about what she learned from neuro linguistic programming and how[...]