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Introducing module two FLIP – Language and Imagination

Last week we kicked off our online learning bursts with an introduction to FLIP-it Thinking. We explored focus (the F in FLIP) and how to focus on the positives.  Hopefully you’ve been flippin lovin it! 

We’re about to share a lot more, so settle in, grab a cuppa and enjoy.  This week we explore Language and Imagination (the L and I in FLIP - clever innit, it’s the acronym we're most proud of, and we do a lot of acronyms).  We’ll follow the same format with something to watch, something to read and something to do. Enjoy them all at once or in your own time. Revisit ,share and download.

We have something special for parents too. This week’s school home learning includes easy-to-use downloadable resources to help children develop coping skills (you might want to use these yourself too). There are also lesson plans, which are divided into year groups. Children can work through them together and if they are different ages, you could encourage the eldest to help the youngest, as peer-to-peer learning is the best type of learning. 

There are six weeks of lesson plans and resources for each age group, but you can mix and match ages and use them however you like, which should keep you and your family busy. 

Have fun watching the content and please give us feedback. Tell us what you love, what you would like to see more of and what’s not working. But please be kind, because some us went to drama school and have fragile egos. Have fun, stay safe and #StayAtHome  

Join us on Zoom for a free online classroom LIVE

Next week will be the final part of our FLIP-it thinking (building resilience through humour) theme, but don’t worry we have some more learning burst topics to share after that.  For the final FLIP-it Thinking Learning Burst we are delivering a LIVE classroom through Zoom.  You can sign up in advance at:

Join us for a FREE Live online learning Laughology session – FLIP it thinking – Building resilience through humour

9th April 2020 – 12.00-12.30pm GMT - Presented by Stephanie Davies- Founder and Head of Happiness at Laughology

  • Learn the Laughology FLIP-it toolkit for building resilience 
  • Learn how to use humour to flip your mood and feel better
  • Learn ways to focus on the positives

First come first served. Please note there are only 100 places available. If you don’t manage get booked on this time, email usand we'll add you on the next one.  

FLIP-It Thinking Learning burst through Zoom

Register here 

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