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Classroom Behaviour : A Practical Guide to Effective Teaching, Behaviour Management and Colleague Support - Bill Rogers

Classroom Behaviour

A Practical Guide to Effective Teaching, Behaviour Management and Colleague Support

Paperback Published: 1st April 2015
ISBN: 9781446295335
Number Of Pages: 352

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This exciting new edition of the best-selling and beloved teacher's companion looks at the everyday behaviour issues facing teachers working in today's classrooms. Describing real situations and dilemmas, Bill Rogers provides theoretically sound strategies and best practices to support you in meeting the challenges of the job, as well as building up a rapport with both students and colleagues to enable positive and productive learning environments.

Written jargon-free in Bill's accessible and empathetic voice it includes in-depth strategies, practical examples, case studies and pragmatic hints and tips to put in to practice. This will make for informative and inspiring reading to all those involved in educating our children and young people.

The new edition has been revised and updated and now also includes access to an interactive website packed with a host of extra material to take you further. You'll have access to:

  • Videos of Bill demonstrating his behaviour strategies in real classroom settings
  • Podcasts where Bill explains his ideas and ethos in more detail as well as answering teachers' FAQs
  • Extra reading material for even more support on difficult subjects
  • Behaviour Management Tool Templates to use with students in the everyday classroom
  • Role-play scenario cards to help understand and prepare for challenging situations

  • About the Author

    Bill Rogers is an education consultant. A teacher by profession, Bill now lectures widely on discipline and behaviour management issues, classroom management, stress and teaching, colleague support, developing peer-support programs for teachers and developing community-oriented policies for behaviour management, based on whole-school approaches.

    He works in every area of education (primary, post-primary and tertiary) conducting in-service programs for teachers, lecturing widely at Colleges of Education and Universities, working with parent groups and students in schools. He has taken seminars, in-services, lecture-programs and developed in-school workshops across Australasia, New-Zealand, U.K, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland and Estonia; in the past thirty years.

    Industry Reviews

    I cannot speak highly enough of Classroom Behaviour. All educators will identify with the situations Bill describes. He does not duck the realities in today's schools and classrooms. He provides clear guidance for putting professional integrity and emotional literacy into practice from early, minimal intervention to responding to the most difficult student and the most challenging situation.

    Every teacher needs this book, and every student needs them to have read it.

    -- Sue Roffey
    Now in its third edition, Classroom Behaviour owes much of its success to the realism of its scenarios and case studies, and the lessons and advice that the author draws from them. He gives us forensic deconstruction and analysis, often with dialogue, of every conceivable classroom issue, challenge and potential crisis. There is much on language - tone, choice of words, and body language - reminding us just how easily we can undermine our intentions by the way we convey them. This new edition has additional material on bullying, teaching autism spectrum disorder children in mainstream schools, and working with challenging students. -- Gerald Haigh
    The scenarios are real and relatable, the feelings and reflections honest, and the problem-solving strategies and interventions realistic. All teachers, teacher-researchers, professional leaders, and educationalists will benefit from contemplating and putting into practice the suggestions and guidance in this book and their students and colleagues may thank them too. -- Sandi Tait-McCutcheon

  • Introduction: I never thought I'd become a teacher Chapter 1: The dynamics of classroom behaviour Chapter 2: New class, new year - the establishment phase of behaviour management Chapter 3: The language of behaviour management and discipline Chapter 4: Effective teaching - fundamental understanding and skills Chapter 5: Management beyond the classroom - behaviour consequences Chapter 6: Challenging children and children with emotional and behavioural difficulties Chapter 7: Managing behaivour in ourselves and others Chapter 7: When things get difficult - hard class, hard times

    ISBN: 9781446295335
    ISBN-10: 1446295338
    Audience: Professional
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 352
    Published: 1st April 2015
    Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd
    Country of Publication: GB
    Dimensions (cm): 23.2 x 18.6  x 1.91
    Weight (kg): 0.64
    Edition Number: 4
    Edition Type: Revised

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