Better teaching : Behaviour
|Teams, not individuals, change schools|
|Class discipline is a preresquesite for any teaching, yet few teachers want to discuss it - why not?
Most of the links on this website tacitly assume that the students are interested in their own learning - but that's a big, big assumption.
The biggest problem in education that no one takes seriously
|From Tom Bennett|
|Series of video clips from Tom Bennett on different behavioural issues||From tes.co.uk|
|Top Ten Tips for Behaviour Management||From huntingenglish.com|
|What keeps me awake at night - My duty to care even if they couldn't care less|| A despairing teacher - and not at all uncommon.
|Some recommendations on what options to take to improve discipling in schools||Blogpost from psychologist Daniel Willingham|
|The Hidden Contract|
|The term was coined by Timothy F. Slater, University of Arizona Astronomy Department||Link||His paper is entitled: When Is a Good Day Teaching a Bad Thing? In pdf format|
|“No significant learning occurs without a significant relationship,”||Talk to your students. Beautiful post from Annie Huynh.|
|Have a seating plan||Without a seating plan you're a sitting duck
From Tom Bennett at tes.co.uk.
|5 Ways to Get Students to Listen||Some nice ideas from edutopia.org|
Teaching techniques for inattentive and overactive children
|pdf document with lots of useful ideas|
|Carol Dweck on the power of "Yet"||YouTube. 1 minute|
|Five Quick Classroom Management Tips for Novice Teachers||From edutopia.org|
|A blogpost which contains links to numerous resources||From theguardian.com|
|Study finds the 5 most effective teacher preparation tips||And number one is classroom management. From learnegg.com|
|To Help Students Learn, Appeal to What They Value||From edutopia.org|
|20 Ways To Get A Noisy Classroom’s Attention||From teachthought.com|
|How to deal with behaviour issues once the honeymoon period with a new class has ended.||44 min Q&A video from Tom Bennett with the TES|
|Advice book: The Behaviour Guru: Behaviour Management Solutions for Teachers||By Tom Bennett - the link is to the amazon.co.uk page|
|One teacher's experience on trying to harness boys' higher energy levels||
When penalizing them doesn't work.
|Remember: if you're wrong then you need to apologise also||One of my old blogposts|
|Sometimes I'm just grumpy||Happens us all - blogpost from me from a few years back|
|How I Became an Unfair Teacher||Very honest report courtesy of theatlantic.cm|
|But remember you don't necessarily want to have complete control over all aspects of the class.||The best learning can occur in 'messy' classrooms.
|People labelled ‘stubborn, defiant rule-breakers’ as children grow up to earn a higher income, a new study finds.||Link||From spring.org.uk|
|A lot of the responsibility for behaviour in school should rest with management.||'Sink or swim' is not an appropriape policy.
From blogger Tom Sherrington in the Guardian
|It’s the behaviour, stupid! Turning a tough school into a good school||Mr Lock’s Weblog|
|Order in the classroom is strongly related to school performance||From oecdeducationtoday|
|A new study shows that rebellious adolescent behavior is a positive indicator for success as an entrepreneur||As long as you’re a man, and you don’t get caught. QZ.com|
|Catherine Tate pushes new teacher to the limit||YouTube comedy sketch|
|New teacher? Don't go in all guns blazing - it will backfire||YouTube. 3 mins|
|"You can't teach children to behave better by making them feel worse. When children feel better, they behave better."|