Jo Fitzgerald is an experienced teacher, mum, blogger, author, and parent advisor, with many articles published in the media.
Working extensively in the UK and the Middle East she has lived through many scary events – including a military coup.
She has a strong focus on helping parents foster resilience skills and emotional wellbeing in their young children and has seen how many educators, parents, and children, have been adversely affected by recent blanket media coverage of terrorist events, missing children, and other traumatic events, such as the tragic Grenfell Tower fire.
Jo believes that the ability for children to think for themselves, to be curious, to solve problems, to overcome obstacles are JUST as important as reading, writing, and maths. She supports practitioners, educators and parents do just this, through her company – Tiny Sponges.
Jo also talks about Sue Atkins’s Can Do Kids journal, which you can find here:
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