Getting the Buggers to Behave

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A&C Black, Jan 1, 2006 - Education - 258 pages
"This book gives you advice on behaviour management that is easily accessible and equally easy to apply. After all, how many of us, snowed under with reports to write and lessons to plan, have time to wade through endless theory? This book provides plenty of information on the basic of behaviour management, lots of tips for controlling your classes, and ideas for managing the physical aspects of the classroom environment. The ideas and advice given are based on common sense observations and strategies that have worked for me. I hope you find this book a useful reference source for your everyday teaching, one that you can turn to for ideas when you need them or to find alternative strategies for dealing with the management of your own class or classes " Sue Cowley

Contains two new chapters on managing confrontation and the effective teacher.

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so far very useful and written in an enjoyable and engaging way. I can relate to a lot of this and it certainly made me think about situations I had been in as a TA, Now Finished and proved very useful already Read full review


In the Beginning
Managing the first meeting
Key strategies and techniques
The Teacher and the Teaching
Teaching styles
Using rewards and sanctions
Some thoughts on sanctions
The Students
The Wider Environment
The school
Managing behaviour in the primary school
Managing behaviour in the secondary school
For Example
Major behaviour problems
Managing confrontations
Managing stress

The students
Types of student
What the students said

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2006)

Sue Cowley is an expert on behaviour management, and on creative approaches to teaching and learning. She has written numerous bestselling education and parenting books, which have been translated and published around the world. Sue has written for many teaching publications, including the TES and Nursery Education, and she had her own series, 'Manage that Class' on Teachers TV. Sue has also appeared in front of the Education Select Committee, as an expert witness on behaviour in schools. She now works internationally as a trainer and presenter, as well as volunteering in education settings in the UK to ensure that her advice and practice remains relevant to teaching today.

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