A Team Approach to Behaviour Management

Author: Chris Derrington
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1847877729
Format: PDF, ePub
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`This is an accessible and clearly set-out book, with a consistently positive and empowering tone. The examples and level of the material are realistic and likely to promote discussion, which is skilfully handled, would lead to a more consistent approach' - European Journal of Special Needs `Trying to know something about everything is a tall order, but this book can ease the burden considerably if you feel the teaching assistants (or any staff in your school) would benefit from help and advice on behaviour management. This is just the thing for a busy SENCO, although, as a special needs adviser, I can already see how I might use and adapt some of the excellent resources and activity ideas to add sparkle to my own centre - and school-based training' - British Journal of Special Education `The resource is designed for SENCOs/trainers who work with TAs and it really does hit its target audience, striking a good balance between the SENCO's need for comprehensive coverage of the material and the TA's need for an accessible training and developmental experience. In addition, there are clearly potential applications for (perhaps slightly tweaked) elements of the resource with other teaching, and non-teaching, staff in schools. The resource costs £16.99, which works out at just £2.50 per unit. Setting aside the 'real' value of the resource in terms of the improved behaviour-management performance of our TA's and other school staff, the value to the SENCO/trainer of having a comprehensively packaged resource which includes so much useful material and which requires little, if any, 'tweaking' before being presented to its target audience in the individual school, is vastly greater than what is, essentially, just the price of a pint of beer per unit' - Spare-Chair `According to the SENCO in the school where I work: "It's just what I've been looking for! All the work has been done for me, where can I buy one?". This book is well laid out, easy to access and simple to understand'- Teaching Assistant News `This book provides a clear structure for the SENCO to deliver in-school training on behaviour management...Each unit offers suggestions for practical school-based follow-up work that TAs can undertake. It would be a useful support to SENCOs who are planning training. Brendan Cunnane, Teaching and Learning Consultant for KS3 Behaviour and Attendance notes that: (the book) "chimes fully with the messages of the KS2 pilot on developing SEBS (Social, Emotional and Behavioural Skills) and the KS3 B & A Strand.... Good exercises and strategies which are clearly explained.... A good practical compendium with theoretical underpinnings" ' - East Riding Teaching Assistant News `The materials are comprehensive and thought-provoking. They deal with the issues of behaviour management at an individual, team and school level and the participant activities provided are at once engaging and insightful' - TA Help Website Developed from training courses run by the authors for SENCOs and teaching assistants, this book provides a clear structure for the SENCO to deliver in-school training on behaviour management to teaching assistants and other school staff. The emphasis is on planning for a team approach to problem solving within the context of whole-school improvement. The book is split up into a series of units that are designed to develop awareness and understanding through shared training. Each unit offers suggestions for practical school-based follow-up work that the teaching assistant can undertake and provides materials to allow the teaching assistant to maintain a reflective log of their work to support their professional development. The authors: - place their material in the context of the increasingly managerial role SENCOs are undertaking with their teaching assistants - take into account the proposed development of the role of the teaching assistant as outlined in recent DfES guidance - provide the SENCO with all training materials - photocopiable worksheets, suggested aims and objectives, discussion topics, tasks and activities. The units offer a flexible training programme that schools can tailor to their individual needs and everything is written in a highly practical and user-friendly style. SENCOs should find it an invaluable training tool for use with teaching assistants and other school staff. It is suitable for use at both primary and secondary level.

The Complete Guide to Behaviour for Teaching Assistants and Support Staff

Author: Chris Lee
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 147390336X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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By providing a thorough grounding in the theory behind behaviour management, followed by suggestions for successful strategies to use in the classroom, this book gives the reader the confidence to manage the challenging behaviour of children and young people in educational contexts. Written specifically for teaching assistants and support staff, this book covers behaviour, motivation and discipline issues with their specific role and position in mind. Supported by the views and responses of current students on Foundation Degrees and those working towards HLTA status, the book reflects the difficulties, dilemmas and successes of this vital group of people working in today's classrooms. There are three main types of teaching assistant: the discipliner; the negotiator; the counsellor. This book helps the reader to find their own behaviour management style, and their own way of working. Useful features include: - chapter objectives - exercises and activities - case studies - further reading. This book is idea for those studying on a Foundation Degree, working towards Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) or anyone working in a supporting role in a Primary or Secondary setting. Chris Lee was until recently Senior Lecturer in Education and Head of the School of Continuing Professional Development at the Faculty of Education, University of Plymouth. He has taught in secondary and special schools, and continues to work with teachers on issues of bullying and behaviour management. He is now a freelance educational consultant.

A Teaching Assistant s Guide to Managing Behaviour in the Classroom

Author: Susan Bentham
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134266596
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A practical and authoritative guide to common behaviour problems in the classroom, this book explaines typical causes of misbehaviour and shows what teaching assistants can do to calm disruptive children. Using a range of case studies discussed from a teaching assistant's perspective, Susan Bentham explores: the role of the teaching assistant in relation to school behaviour policies when and how to reward good behaviour why we need to understand the reason for bad behaviour in order to deal with it how to implement behaviour strategies that really work. Mirroring the course content of most teaching assistant GNVQ and Foundation degree qualifications, Bentham highlights how practitioners can learn from their experiences and develop new skills and coping strategies, which will free them up to concentrate on the most important part of the job: supporting learning. In an expanding market, this guide is a must-buy for any teaching assistant finding that disrupted classrooms are becoming their biggest challenge.

Teaching Assistant Pack

Author: Chris Derrington Richard Tyrer Pat Drake
Publisher: Sage
ISBN: 9781412912501
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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TEACHING ASSISTANT PACK ········· £40 SAVE £7.97 ··············· A TEAM APPROACH TO BEHAVIOUR MANAGEMENT A Training Guide for SENCOs working with Teaching Assistants Chris Derrington and Barry Groom both at University College Northampton `According to the SENCO in the school where I work: "It's just what I've been looking for! All the work has been done for me, where can I buy one?". This book is well laid out, easy to access and simple to understand'- Teaching Assistant News 2004 · 168 pages Paper (1-4129-0036-0) · £16.99 · A TOOLKIT FOR THE EFFECTIVE TEACHING ASSISTANT Richard Tyrer, Stuart Gunn University, Chris Lee, Maureen Parker, Mary Pittman and Mark Townsend all at University of Plymouth 'I was extremely impressed by its content and structure generally. It will be an invaluable resource to teaching assistants undertaking HLTA, Foundation Degrees or other related courses. I would certainly use it as a core reader on our Foundation Degree in Learning Support' - Wendy Messenger, Senior Lecturer in Special and Inclusive Education at the University of Worcester 2004 · 176 Paper (1-4129-0061-1) · £15.99 · BECOMING A TEACHING ASSISTANT A Guide for Teaching Assistants and Those Working With Them Pat Drake, Angela Jacklin, Carol Robinson and Jo Thorp all at University of Sussex `Becoming a Teaching Assistant recognizes the rapidly changing world of TAs. It highlights the importance of their role in teaching and learning whilst emphasizing the need to nurture them as they embark upon more considered and structured professional development. It sets out to support all TAs, not just those who wish to use higher academic qualifications as a route into teaching' - Journal In-Service Education 2003 ·154 pages Paper (0-7619-4357-9) · £14.99

Teacher Leadership and Behaviour Management

Author: Bill Rogers
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1847876935
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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In framing this book, Bill Rogers discusses `what changes' and `what stays the same' in teacher leadership and behaviour. Original chapters from well-known writers and practitioners set out current approaches in behaviour leadership, in terms of practical concerns about behaviour management and discipline. The emphasis on teacher leadership is intentional, as the authors believe that the kind of teacher leadership in a school significantly affects the effectiveness and humanity of discipline and management. All the contributors have a teaching background and all are directly involved with schools, in research and consultancy. Bill Rogers works in classrooms with teachers, as a coach/mentor. Each chapter demonstrates a commitment to support classroom teachers with practical action research in areas such as: - Teacher leadership - Effective teaching - Colleague support - Discipline and behaviour management - Working with students who show emotional-behavioural disorders. This book will be useful to teachers and other education professionals interested in behaviour management, discipline and colleague support issues.

Managing Teaching Assistants

Author: Anne Watkinson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134491085
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This is a practical guide to the role, management, and deployment of teaching assistants. It offers comprehensive and informed support, underpinned by illustrative case studies throughout. Information and practical guidance is given on: the role and competencies of teaching assistants how to audit the existing teaching assistant provision in the school the teaching assistant's role in planning, delivery and feedback how to appoint, induct, mentor and appraise teaching assistants the effective management of teaching assistants by teachers and managers, and the need for a whole school approach opportunities for continual professional development for teaching assistants. This book is based on extensive observation of teaching assistants working in schools, and will have practical significance and implications for headteachers, senior management staff, teachers, LEA advisors, trainers and consultants.

Maximising the Impact of Teaching Assistants

Author: Rob Webster
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317442121
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Teaching assistants are an integral part of classroom life, yet pioneering research by the authors has shown schools are not making the most of this valued resource. Evidence shows the more support pupils receive from TAs, the less academic progress they made. Yet the reason for this has little to do with TAs. It is decisions made about them by school leaders and teachers that best explain this provocative finding. The fully updated second edition of this book draws on the experiences of schools that have put this guidance into action via the Maximising the Impact of Teaching Assistants programme. Revised to reflect the latest research evidence and changes within education, including the 2014 SEND Code of Practice, this book will help school leaders and teachers in primary and secondary settings to rethink the role, purpose and contribution of TAs, and add real value to what can be achieved in classrooms. Setting out a field-tested process, structured around a coherent and empirically sound conceptual framework, this book: helps school leaders review, reform and reenergise their TA workforce provides practical strategies to implement in the classroom illustrates key points with new case studies provides photocopiable templates and resources to support decision-making and action. Maximising the Impact of Teaching Assistants provides much-needed and evidence-informed guidance on how to unleash the huge potential of TAs, and is essential reading for all school leaders.

A Toolkit for the Effective Teaching Assistant

Author: Maureen Parker
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1847879438
Format: PDF, Kindle
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If you’re studying for a Foundation Degree or seeking Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) status, this is the book you need on your shelf. Written by a team teaching on one of the UK’s largest Foundation Degree programs, this book contains guidance for students and Teaching Assistants (TAs) on working with colleagues, supporting pupils and supporting learning. In this fully revised edition, the content has been expanded to include five new chapters on Distributed Leadership for the TA/HLTA, Behavior Management, Inclusion (linking with the Every Child Matter agenda), Understanding Children’s Health and Well-being, and Supporting Curriculum Subjects.

The Teaching Assistant s Guide to Effective Interaction

Author: Paula Bosanquet
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317517172
Format: PDF, Docs
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The Teaching Assistant’s Guide to Effective Interaction is the definitive guide to teaching assistant-pupil interaction and an invaluable professional development tool for classroom support staff and the teachers who work with them. The authors’ research and development work with schools has highlighted the need for specific, practical guidance on the role of the teaching assistant. This highly practical and accessible book sets out a role for teaching assistants that focuses on developing pupils’ independence and ownership of learning. Based on a classroom-tested framework, and covering the main contexts in which teaching assistants work, it includes practical strategies and reflective activities to help you improve the support you provide to pupils in everyday settings. This book will help you to: Improve your interactions with pupils Understand the principles behind effective classroom talk Carefully scaffold pupils’ learning Work effectively in collaboration with teachers Support the Assessment for Learning process Support group work and collaborative tasks Deliver intervention programmes. This book is an essential read for all teaching assistants. It will also be of interest to school leaders, SENCos and teachers, in both primary and secondary schools, who wish to improve their use of teaching assistants and their own interactions with pupils.

The Behaviour Guru

Author: Tom Bennett
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1441188746
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Teaching isn't all about teaching; new teachers quickly realise that they need to be lion tamers too. Controlling a class isn't something that comes naturally to everyone - but it can be learned. This no-nonsense guide tells teachers what the teacher training didn't, and offers instant strategies for dealing with the most common, and extreme, classroom scenarios. Using his experiences of teaching in inner-city schools, as Behaviour Guru on the TES advice forum and working as a nightclub bouncer, Tom Bennett helps teachers, old and new, to assert their authority in the classroom.