TESpro links and references - 18/5/12
All the weblinks and references from the May 18 2012 edition of TESpro in one place
Do you wanna be in my gang?
Useful Organisations and Resources:
*Leap: a social enterprise offering training and resources on conflict resolution. Its Working with Gangs course explores safety, territory, status, reputation and revenge. Leap also produces a Working With Gangs manual.
*XLP: a faith-based urban youth work charity, works with 60 London schools to help children make the right choices and avoid gangs and crime. http://www.xlp.org.uk/
*ChanceUK: an an early-intervention mentoring programme for 5 to 11-year-olds with behavioural difficulties.
*NASUWT Gangs and Schools Toolkit: reams of information on tackling all aspects of gangs and schools: http://www.nasuwt.org.uk/InformationandAdvice/Professionalissues/Behaviour/GangsToolkit/index.htm
*The Home Office’s latest report on gangs summarises Government thinking and provides interesting case studies and examples of best practice in schools:
* Bare Drama: http://www.womenandtheatre.co.uk/projects/bare-drama/
Never enough of a good thing (self-esteem)
Murray White is a former headteacher, UK representative of the International Council for Self Esteem, and author of Magic Circles:Self-esteem for Everyone in Circle Time (Sage) and 50 Activities for Raising Self-Esteem (Pearson)
Branden N. The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem New York : Random House
Mruk C. Self-Esteem: Research, Theory and Practice 2nd edn Free Association Books
Gardiner H. Multiple Intelligences www.youtube.com/watch 7v=12Qt56P4FRg
Ferrucci P .The Power of Kindness Tarcher/Penguin
Tom Bennett’s blog
To pose your questions to our behaviour experts, add a new thread here: www.tes.co.uk/behaviour
The Mathematics Mastery team is offering fully funded training, teaching materials and in-school support to schools in London, Birmingham and Portsmouth. For more information, attend the information evening on Monday May 28, at 65 Kingsway, London WC2B 6TD, from 6pm to 7.30pm or see www.mathematicsmastery.org
Have your own idea to improve disadvantaged pupils’ literacy or numeracy?
Teachers can get up to £15,000 for their projects by applying to “Let Teachers Shine”. The scheme, launched by Shine and TES, aims to support 10 projects and help the most successful ones expand nationally. The deadline for applications is June 3. Teachers can download application forms from: www.shinetrust.org.uk
To pose questions to the TESpro Career Clinic, visit: www.tes.co.uk/careerclinic
Worthwhile exercise or love’s labour’s lost?
A labour of love: mothers, emotional capital and homework, by Kirsten Hutchison, appears in volume 24, number 2 of the Gender in Education Journal.
Gender in Education
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