Why are you shouting at us?: The Dos and Don'ts of Behaviour Management

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A&C Black, Mar 17, 2013 - Education - 158 pages
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In their witty and very practical book, Phil Beadle and John Murphy guide teachers through the dos and don'ts of behaviour management based on their decades of experience teaching in the most challenging schools. They highlight the importance of managing your own behaviour, as well as really understanding that of your students, and provide practical strategies for embedding positive behaviour management techniques into teaching practice. Self-assessment questionnaires throughout the book prompt the reader to pause and reflect, while the authors offer encouragement and support, using humorous and often candidly honest anecdotes based on their own teaching experience. Why are you shouting at us? is essential reading for anyone preparing to work in a challenging school as well as for any teacher who wants to improve their behaviour management skills.
 

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Contents

1 Are you who you should be internally?
1
2 Can you manage your own behaviour?
15
3 Are you who you should be externally?
35
4 Do you understand your students behaviour?
69
5 Do you understand manipulative anger?
83
6 Can you use deescalation techniques?
103
7 Can you use humour to create relationships?
115
Conclusion
127
References and further reading
129
Index
131
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John Murphy is the Director of Education for Oasis Community Learning. He has been a school leader and consultant with 22 years experience within Nursery, Primary, Secondary and Special Schools and Academies, and has successfully led six schools that have been on failing status or facing challenging circumstances.
John has appeared on The One Show, Teachers' TV News, the Guardian and on the front cover of the Wall Street Post.

Phil Beadle is an English teacher, consultant and author with a history of transformational results achieved with children in challenging schools. A former United Kingdom Secondary School Teacher of the Year, he has written for every broadsheet newspaper in the UK and appeared in Channel 4's 'Unteachables' and 'Can't Read: Can't Write'.

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