Being able to effectively manage the behaviour in your classroom is one of the basic foundations of good teaching. However creating a positive productive learning environment is challenging as the causes of behavioural issues can be complex and difficult to identify. This book presents a solution-focused approach to behaviour management in primary and secondary schools, starting with the child and offering a flexible methodology and practical strategies for facilitating long-term positive behaviour. Key coverage includes: •  An overview of main approaches to behaviour management drawing from educational theory and research •  Case studies throughout the book exploring key strategies and issues •  How to develop confidence in the classroom as a new teacher •  Neuroscience and behaviour: what can we learn from recent scientific discoveries?

Introduction Transforming Behaviour in the Classroom: A Solution-Focused Guide for New Teachers

Introduction: Transforming Behaviour in the Classroom: A Solution-Focused Guide for New Teachers

This chapter will give you the opportunity to:

  • explore some general aspects of behaviour management
  • introduce the concept of solution-focused approaches to behaviour
  • emphasize the importance of making connections between theory and practice

I would like to introduce you to Owen. He is 15, with a short crewcut, bright blue eyes, a lean and compact build and a reputation for fighting. School incident reports say he is aggressive and has anger problems. He has been in trouble with the police, and he has been all the way through the school’s behaviour policy. Recently he has been told that he will be permanently excluded if he ...

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