Invaluable for teachers and classroom assistants, this text provides an insight into the changes that have occurred in primary school classrooms in the past 40 years. Details problems and difficulties experienced by teachers due to these changes.
Combining the theory behind behaviour policies with their practical application, this text adopts a two-part structure, covering firstly what a child has to learn and secondly what a child has to develop.
What can you do to reduce the impact of bullying at your school and create a safer learning environment? This guide arms you with the knowledge, skills and strategies needed to confront and prevent the growing problem of bullying in the 21st century.
For all secondary trainees and teachers, this text examines how an understanding of emotional intelligence can improve classroom behaviour, promote stress-free teaching and so enhance learning in the secondary school.
Based on a best-selling title "100 Essential Lists for Teachers", this title contains lists for early years practitioners on how to manage behaviour. Lists range from minor problems such giving rewards and sanctions to how to deal with serious problems such as tantrums, bullying and special educational needs.
A practical guide for those who need advice of managing behaviour. Containing advice on various aspects of behaviour management, it covers problems such as managing 'problem' pupils and dealing with a classroom 'riot'. It also covers avoiding confrontation and the use of humour, empathy and common sense.
Preparing to work in a tough school can be a nerve-wracking experience. Will there be gangs? What if none of the students do their homework? How will you know what to do if faced with a physical threat? In this book, the authors set out the 7 keys to successful behaviour management, through innovative approaches to teaching and learning.
Short and practical, this book is full of ideas that primary school staff can easily implement in their day-to-day work to promote positive behaviour. It advises why children may behave the way they do, what support is available, and is full of effective and easy-to-use strategies.
This book draws together research and practice to uncover the complexities of improving behaviour and attendance in school and offers a range of practical solutions aimed at tackling behavioural issues and its prevention for schools, teachers, non-teaching staff, and those working to support them in Local Authorities.
Nurture groups are spreading throughout the UK. This text is written in response to the support given by the DfEE to the project and the recognition by every special needs policy document that they provide early intervention for children showing signs of emotional and behavioural difficulties.
Offers hands-on tried and tested strategies to help you respond instantly and effectively to behaviour problems. This book helps readers to understand why children behave as they do and encourages them to think about how they handle difficult situations.
This book shows how to promote positive behaviour and wellbeing in schools, with lots of examples of effective strategies, case studies, activities and checklists. With behaviour continuing to be a major concern for both primary and secondary teachers, this book is a must-buy!
Offers an explanation of the bullying and values underpinning the work. For those who are interested in understanding, using and evaluating the method, this book: explains how the Support Group Method began; charts the controversy over the approach; gives step by step guidance on using the SGM; and, answers frequently asked questions.
This book provides a systematic treatment of short, medium and long-term approaches to truancy issues as well as looking at alternative curriculum strategies and how parents can help tackle the problem.
Addressing the issue of behaviour problems in the early years, this book offers a well-researched resource covering subjects such as: nature and extent of behaviour problems in the early years; definitions of behaviour problems; theoretical frameworks and factors; screening and assessment; and a blueprint for early identification and intervention.
This book, specially written with Teaching Assistants in mind, looks at common behaviour problems in schools, explains typical causes of misbehaviour and shows what Teaching Assistants can do to tackle and tame disruptive children in their care.
Tracing the application and outcome of a four-year international research project examining the use of the principles of therapeutic education in a school setting, this book offers practical guidance for teachers of troubled children.
Shows how staff in early years settings can implement simple changes to make positive behaviour a reality for all. This work provides an array of positive behaviour strategies that can be successful with children. It includes strategies and advice on how to structure learning environments to encourage positive behaviour.
Gives teachers advice on how to make learning fun through the use of 'talk' and collaborative group work. This book offers advice on the difficulties and rewards that can be gained when employing different forms of talk-based teaching in the classroom. It also shows that bringing the child's experience into a lesson through talk has many benefits.
A practical guide to dealing with bullying in secondary schools. It presents what we know about bullying, describes development issues for adolescence and discusses the social context of the school. It also analyzes key features of healthy and unhealthy schools, and sets out a whole school approach to bullying.
Developed from training courses run by the two authors on the subject of dealing with bullying in schools, this book is designed to work as a training manual. It is geared towards the needs of the class teacher, the school management team, the bullied, the bullies and the parents of both parties.
Assists teachers to train pupils aged 6-11 in peer befriending. This book includes comprehensive facilitator notes on running training programme for young people including Circle Time activities, pro-social games and necessary photocopiable worksheets.
Using the theme of bullying, this pack offers a dramatic student performance by older pupils in the primary school, including various members of the class. It provides scripts, music and dance scores. It is suitable for those running an anti-bullying initiative in their primary school.
Focuses specifically on solving the distressing problems raised by attention seeking behaviour, both in classrooms and in pre-school settings. This book can help practitioners meet the requirements of 'Every Child Matters'. It includes chapters containing practical points, case study materials, and updated references.
Distinguished by the author's lively and witty writing style, this book is very readable and is packed with practical ideas, activities, insights and solutions which will be invaluable to all student and classroom teachers.
When the behaviour of young children causes concern, practitioners often find it difficult to identify exactly what the child's needs are or how to focus their support effectively. This book helps meet this challenge with an inclusive approach seeking to promote positive behaviour in all children.
Helping teachers to counter challenging behaviour, absenteeism and bullying, this text shows how transactional analysis can benefit the individual, class and whole school across the early years, primary and secondary phases.
Off-the-shelf support containing all the vital information practitioners need to know about Behaviour Difficulties, this book includes: Definition and causes of different types of Behaviour Difficulties; Teaching strategies to meet different learning styles; Advice on managing support staff; A guide to co-ordinating home and school liaison.