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?

Talking About Pedagogy

Talking About Pedagogy

This chapter will give you the opportunity to:

  • think about your understanding of pedagogy
  • relate your pedagogical understanding to the teaching for behaviour change
  • relate your pedagogical knowledge to a story of a student with a complex problem in school

The title of this book is Transforming Behaviour in the Classroom and might be expected to focus on management of behaviour. So why have I included this chapter on pedagogy? When you teach you are doing pedagogical work encompassing a range of activities with a matching set of intended outcomes, to do with your students’ learning and their behaviour while they are learning. I believe that it is vital to understand what you are doing pedagogically to be able to reflect on what ...

  • Loading...
locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles