Improving your listening skills can make a huge difference to pupil engagement. In this article, Dr. Pooky Knightsmith provides us with ten suggestions to help ensure that students feel genuinely listened to.
Dr. Pooky Knightsmith has a PhD in child mental health from the Institute of Psychiatry. She is the author of five books and is the current Chair of the Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition. You can email Pooky on firstname.lastname@example.org and her Twitter handle is @PookyH. Her YouTube channel is www.youtube. com/pookyh where she uploads new videos twice a week.