This practical, skills-based book provides a wealth of behaviour management strategies that can be used in any classroom. Taking Care of Behaviour will help you to develop your existing skills, build your confidence and create realistic action plans for effective behaviour management. Paul Dixs unique, positive approach will help you manage even the most challenging behaviour with care and control.
Part 1 Managing behaviour in the classroom
Chapter 1 Things to think about before you start
Chapter 2 Managing your own behaviour: modelling social and emotional literacy
Chapter 3 Establishing and sustaining consistency and certainty
Chapter 4 Learning rituals, rules and routines
Chapter 5 Language, performance and positive manipulation
Chapter 6 Motivating students: meaningful praise and reward
Chapter 7 Reconciliation v retribution: the art of applying effective sanctions
Part 2 Advanced behaviour-management strategies
Chapter 8 Managing confrontation with flair: the ´win, win´
Chapter 9 Pivotal moments in hooking hard to reach students
Chapter 10 Building mutual trust with individuals and groups
Chapter 11 Students with extreme behaviour and behaviour-changing conditions
Part 3 Collaborating with other adults
Chapter 12 Seeking support: why, when and how
Chapter 13 Teaching partnerships: collaborative approaches with the LSA and other adults
Chapter 14 Nurturing the support of parents, mentors and the wider community
Part 4 Specific Situations
Chapter 15 Supply teachers, cover supervisors and cover lessons
Chapter 16 Managing behaviour around the site
Practical behaviour strategies that dont just manage but improve behaviour for the long term
In this second edition of Taking Care of Behaviour, award-winning teacher trainer Paul Dix shows you how to maintain your own teaching style, whilst using skills and strategies that protect the dignity of the teacher and student. Discover how you can improve behaviour and establish positive relationships with students with specific advice whether you are teaching Primary, Secondary or FE.
Taking Care of Behaviour is not just a complete course for managing behaviour. It is proven to improve behaviour and the work of teachers and students alike.
Designed for use as a self-training manual, use Taking Care of Behaviour to:
"I am not surprised that the author won a training award in 2009, as this book is a very good starting point for helping many adults to become more confident in improving their behaviour management techniques when working with children of all ages."
- SEN Magazine