What is bibliotherapy, how you can use bibliotherapy and what are the positive and negative impacts that it can have on children?
Arts and Wellbeing
What Is Positive Education? How Can We Apply It?
Positive education is inspired by positive psychology principles and is aimed at growing the concept of wellbeing in schools, where students and school staff are resilient, aware of their strengths and practice happiness skills, for better mental health and an optimistic school experience.
How Do You Bring Mindfulness into the Classroom?
Mindfulness can support teachers and students in preventing stress and burnout, boosting positive relationships, and increasing attention
All the World is a Stage for Mutual Understanding
José Angel Santana was an acclaimed young actor when he recognized pervasive media violence’s destructive influence on young people’s lives…
Renaissance Meets Contemporary: Street Art Tour in Florence
Florence is considered by many academics the birthplace of the Renaissance. In recent years a new generation of artists has emerged, and they have started a new Renaissance to bring art closer to people once again.
Developing Resilience for the Challenges of School – and Life
Resilience is the superpower that we develop when we can look at life’s challenges, at our mistakes and even traumas, accept them and see them as steps towards our growth. We are resilient every time we fall and get back up on our feet. We express resilience when we view our challenges as temporary, as a teaching moment, as a guide to discovering another way. We demonstrate resilience when we experience trauma and accept our pain – yet not let it define who we are.
Lights, Camera, Action! Teaching with Drama in Education
This summer TESOL Drama had the opportunity to collaborate with Europass Teacher Academy in Florence, to design and teach our new Professional Development Drama Workshops.
7 Strategies for a More Positive School Environment
Here are 7 strategies for generating more positivity, which you can adapt to your learners, your style and your time-frame.