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.
Very happy to have my first guest post published by The School Bus. Really enjoyed writing for them, they’re great people to work with!
‘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?
Social relationships between pupils can make or break your positive class climate. Discover your class’ power pupils and what makes them tick through a little detective work.… Read More Tip #15: Understand the power pupils.
Unless you explain your expectations, it’s wrong to assume that pupils will accept them. … Read More Tip #10: Explain why bad behaviour is bad.
Using memorised ‘consistency scripts’ reinforce behaviour expectations and reduce time and stress when addressing issues.
Arranging your tables in individual or paired rows will reduce distraction and promote concentration and independence.… Read More Tip #3 – Rows beat groups for a focused, independent learning climate.
Micromanage wisely to develop trust and excellent outcomes in your class/… Read More Not a dirty word: micromanagement might be just what your class needs.