Inconsistent behaviour management is a consistent recipe for an unhappy classroom climate. Using a behaviour booklet raises consistency, reduces stress and is a quick win both in your class and across a school.… Read More Tip #20: The little book of behaviour consistency.
The ‘teacher stare’ or ‘death look’ is rated highly for a reason – it works. Using this and other eye contact techniques are devastatingly simple and will elevate your pupils’ respect.… Read More Tip #18: Supercharge your eye contact (and teacher stare).
‘High expectations’ is a buzz phrase used so often it’s rendered valueless. Bring context to the vagueness and make it mean something in your school.… Read More Tip #16: Are your high expectations vague and valueless?
Classroom displays promise so much but deliver so little. They take hours to make and steal the attention of your pupils. Put the promise back into your displays by simplifying and reducing them to the bare necessities.… Read More Tip 13: Tame the evils of your classroom displays.
What do you do if a pupil goes into a rage? Describing their body language to build awareness could defuse a tense situation.… Read More Tip #1: Upset pupil? Describe their body language to help them calm down.