We’ve found some downloadable and free-to-use resources as well as websites and FaceBook Pages that you can help with student well-being AND teacher well-being. Let us know which ones you’ve found handy, which ones you’ve used, and any others that you know of.
This infographic from www.teacher-wellbeing.com.au is awesome. Print it out, put it in your staff room, take note of it! http://www.teacher-wellbeing.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Infographic-How-to-build-Tecaher-Wellbeing-PERMA.pdf
Modern Well-Being and Technology Infographic. Fabulous infographic for one and all. http://www.web-strategist.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Modern-Wellness_Infographic_Final.jpg
Some thoughts on teacher well-being and quotes to help you through your day https://research.acer.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1066&context=teacher_graphics
FREE Teacher Well-Being and Resource Pack https://www.twinkl.com.au/resource/t-c-254668-teacher-well-being-toolkit-resource-pack
While you’re there (www.teacher-wellbeing.com.au) take a look around. It has so many resources for student and teacher well-being. Seriously amazing site.
ReachOut.com helps you to energise, refocus and develop well-being in your students. Wellbeing Fives are five-minute activities to use in your classroom, homeroom or assembly structures.
Top Blokes Foundation is on a mission to improve young men's health and wellbeing. We work with boys over 3 to 6 months to increase their resilience, empathy, and respect for self and others, and in doing so work to reduce the rates of suicides, mental health issues, anti-social and risk-taking behaviors.
Bloom Well-Being is a website aimed at improving well-being for girls
FACEBOOK PAGES AND GROUPS
Teacher Well-Being: - https://www.facebook.com/teacherwellbeing/
Student Well -Being: - https://www.facebook.com/studentwellbeinghub/
Student Well-Being Group: - https://www.facebook.com/groups/studentwellbeing/
Teach Teachers How To Create Magic “What do rap shows, barbershop banter and Sunday services have in common? As Christopher Emdin says, they all hold the secret magic to enthrall and teach at the same time — and it's a skill we often don't teach to educators. A longtime teacher himself, now a science advocate and cofounder of Science Genius B.A.T.T.L.E.S. with the GZA of the Wu-Tang Clan, Emdin offers a vision to make the classroom come alive.”
How to Tame Your Wandering Mind Amishi Jha studies how we pay attention: the process by which our brain decides what's important out of the constant stream of information it receives. Both external distractions (like stress) and internal ones (like mind-wandering) diminish our attention's power, Jha says -- but some simple techniques can boost it. "Pay attention to your attention," Jha says.
Want Kids To Learn? Feed Them Well What can we expect our kids to learn if they're hungry or eating diets full of sugar and empty of nutrients? Former White House Chef and food policymaker Sam Kass discusses the role schools can play in nourishing students' bodies in addition to their minds.