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?

Becoming the Best Teacher You Can Be

Becoming the Best Teacher You Can Be

This chapter will give you the opportunity to:

  • explore the planning aspect of classroom management
  • connect classroom management with solution-focused teaching as part of a planned process
  • introduce a pedagogical view of solution-focused teaching and solution-support as a form of inquiry

‘I learned this, at least, by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavours to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.’

Henry David Thoreau, Walden (1854)

Planning for success

What issues will you have to deal with in becoming the best teacher you can be? Being a successful teacher depends on both who you are and what you do, ...

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