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Art of Teaching Peacefully : Improving Behavior and Reducing Conflict in the Classroom - Michelle MacGrath

Art of Teaching Peacefully

Improving Behavior and Reducing Conflict in the Classroom

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Published: 1st January 1998
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Students, newly qualified and diffident teachers faced with challenging behaviour in secondary classes will welcome this accessible resource at a time when the public is focused on poor behaviour and conflict in schools. It will help teachers reduce conflict by developing positive relationship with pupils, creating a calm environment and using non-confrontational communication skills. It also outlines an empathetic approach to understanding and managing disruptive behaviour and defusing aggression. Finally, it includes curriculum ideas and there are techniques to enable teachers to minimize stress, conserve energy and remain calm. Throughout, the emphasis is on the practical detail of how to improve teaching skills and pupil behaviour.

Foreword
Introduction
Acknowledgements
Calm in the Classroomp. 1
Improving Behaviour through Building Confidence and Self-esteemp. 29
Developing Relationships with Pupilsp. 62
Teaching, Conflict and Powerp. 80
Angerp. 92
Skillsp. 105
Facilitating New Behaviourp. 121
Cultivating Calm: Managing Stress Peacefullyp. 132
Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)p. 146
Cultural Attitudes Towards Childrenp. 153
Quiz on Angerp. 154
Communication Skillsp. 155
Talking not Fightingp. 158
Changing Behaviour Questionnairep. 160
Possible Indications of Stressp. 161
Relaxation Techniques: Using Focused Imaginationp. 162
Checklist for Cultivating Calmp. 164
Bibliographyp. 165
Indexp. 166
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ISBN: 9781853465604
ISBN-10: 1853465607
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 180
Published: 1st January 1998
Publisher: DAVID FULTON
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.44 x 13.69  x 1.22
Weight (kg): 0.27
Edition Number: 1