Did you know we are all made of stardust? Tonight I was chatting to one of my tutor kids about confidence as we aim to increase hers. But we all know that telling someone to be more confident does not make them more confident. In fact, it can do the opposite. We started chatting aboutContinue reading “5 Magic Tricks For Confident Kids”
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I am a Fish – How Failure Makes Me Better
I am a fish. Einstein once said, “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” Now, I admit, like many folks, I believed that work meant you could overcome most things. I am 40 years ofContinue reading “I am a Fish – How Failure Makes Me Better”
From Cleaner to Scotland’s Primary Tutor of the Year
Teachers… people generally imagine them to be academic, hardworking, progressing through school and onto university.
A 16-year-old carer who left school with few qualifications and started working life as a cleaner is not someone who fits that teacher mould.
I am Scottish Tuition Service of the Year, yet I was also that 16-year-old school leaver. So, how does that kid become the woman I am today?
A Month of Outdoors
Our sister company Love Outdoor Learning recently shared this and we think it is fab!