Welcome to Part Two of this discussion about toxic masculinity and respectful relationships. In this episode of the podcast we discuss how to reflect on your own interpretations of gender norms, and give practical tips for setting your classroom and teaching up for success.
This is a two part series with Maria Delaney from The Social Change Agency. We discuss what toxic masculinity is, and how it can impact our classroom experience. We look at cause and effect of toxic behaviours, and that being…
This week on the podcast I spoke with Men’s Health and Mindset coach Chris McMahon.
We discussed the impacts that diet culture can have on our male students of all ages, how us teachers can help, and knowing when to refer out.
What a wild ride our profession is. These past few years more than any other – and no end in sight for what should have been a relatively calm year. You aren’t alone in your feelings right now, we’re all…
This week on the podcast I spoke with Dr Rachel Hannam of North Brisbane Psychologists about the guilt that teachers can feel when they see a student misbehaving. We discussed reasons for feeling this guilt, and how we can redirect…
If you’ve been following along on my social media accounts, you’ll have seen the weekly Activity Alphabet series. Now that the series is over – here is the entire lot in one place!
What’s all this about eh? Join me in the Staffroom for stories from Australian teachers – what they talk about, and what they ought to know.
As a teacher, it can be equal parts amusing and infuriating to see the depictions of our profession in shows and movies. Sometimes you have to take a step back and remind yourself that this is for entertainment purposes, and not (necessarily) how most people actually view us.
I recently watched an episode of the Netflix show Cheer – S2:E6. In this episode, the students were discussing the impact that COVID has had on their college experience. It made me reflect on my own university experience – it was entirely MADE by the in-person interactions. Are we doing our students a disservice by dismissing these feelings of grief for an experience they’ve never had?