Plans for Better Behaviour in the Primary School

Author: Sue Roffey
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1853469718
Format: PDF, ePub
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This work suggests strategies for working with children who can't settle down to work, who have angry outbursts, who demand constant attention or who display a whole range of challenging behaviours. The book's special format allows the reader to look up the specific type of behaviour and see a range of tactics to help him or her deal with the situation in the short term, and then to consider what might be done in the longer term to prevent recurrence. No more ploughing through dense text - this is all at your fingertips. By drawing on the good practice of many practioners and by looking at the most commonly experienced behavioural difficulties, the authors suggest approaches that really work. This is a behaviour handbook that should appeal to every teacher and teaching assistant and prove a useful resource for learning mentors, behaviour support staff and educational psychologists.

Primary Education The Key Concepts

Author: Denis Hayes
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134256795
Format: PDF, Docs
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Presenting a balance of theoretical insight and practical advice, this text is a clear and accessible guide to the key issues relating to primary education. Alphabetically arranged and fully cross-referenced to ensure ease of use, entries include both curriculum specific terms, as well as those that are more generic, such as: assessment objectives coping strategies differentiation behaviour special needs time management. Written by an experienced teacher and lecturer, this is a concise yet comprehensive text that takes into account the everyday realities of teaching. Readable and user-friendly, it is a first-class resource for the primary practitioner at all levels.

Planning Teaching and Class Management in Primary Schools Second Edition

Author: Denis Hayes
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134006748
Format: PDF, Docs
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This second edition has been fully updated in line with the standards for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) 202. It will prepare student (trainee) teachers to meet the competencies required for the Teaching Standards. The author looks at *Professional values and practice *Planning and Targets *Monitoring and Assessment *Teaching and Class Management Written in a lucid and engaging style, it offers the reader a well-informed set of insights into the complexities, challenges and opportunities presented by the new requirements. Checklists, diagrams and clearly defined sections for key areas make this book extremely accessible for trainee teachers, class teachers and mentors. It is essential reading for all those who want to clearly understand the ideas behind, and practical application of, the standards.

Better Behaviour through Home School Relations

Author: Gill Ellis
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136469788
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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How can we create effective partnerships between home, school and the community? How can the relationships and communication between families and school be strengthened? How can families help schools to improve behaviour in their children, both at home and at school? Using a tried and tested framework that has been successfully implemented throughout a wide variety of very different schools and settings, ‘Family Values’ is a Scheme which engages and empowers families to work in close collaboration with schools and organisations, and which results in long-term improvements in behaviour, communication, pupil achievement and relationships. The ‘Family Values’ Scheme has been proven to: Help pupils to be more academically diligent Help schools to assume a calmer, more peaceful ambience Forge better pupil-teacher relationships Improve Pupil and teacher wellbeing Help parents to be more engaged with the school Improve children’s literacy, behaviour and attendance Provide head teachers and their staff with an effective whole-school strategy. The authors’ award-winning ‘Family Values’ Scheme is underpinned by sound theoretical principles, and they show here how it has been successfully put into practice through case studies in real school settings. The book explores how the Scheme promotes social, emotional and family system theories, and, in linking effectively to SEAL (social and emotional aspects of learning), the Scheme compliments existing personal and social education programmes in all schools. Showing schools and organisations how to create effective partnerships with families and the community in a fun, exciting and sustainable way, Better Behaviour through Home-School Relations will be of huge benefit to all school staff, as well as local authorities, support groups, parents, charities and services.

Tackling Behaviour in Your Primary School

Author: Ken Reid
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0415670233
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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"Tackling Behaviour in the Primary School is an immediately accessible handbook that provides ready-made advice and support for classroom professionals. This highly practical resource can be used, read and adapted by a wide range of staff and concentrates upon everyday practical life in primary schools. The content of the book is both substantial and broad, and can be dipped into to meet the demands of a particular situation as well as providing a thoroughly informative read from cover-to-cover. As experts in the field of behaviour management, the authors draw on their many years of experience to provide evidenced whole-school strategies, extensively-researched concepts and step-by-step behaviour programmes. Topics covered include: Understanding behaviour How to measure behaviour and why this can be an effective approach Using and implementing whole-school behaviour policies Honing your classroom management skills Managing bullying Dealing with specific classroom difficulties Working effectively and supportively with parents. Drawing on case-studies throughout, this handbook will help school staff understand and deal with the most confrontational of classroom behaviour. Tackling Behaviour in the Primary School provides teachers, student teachers, teaching assistants and behaviour specialists with a ready-made resource that is packed full of strategies, ideas, activities and solutions to help you manage behaviour in even the toughest of classrooms"--

Primary Teaching

Author: Catherine Carden
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1526454785
Format: PDF, Kindle
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When learning to teach, practical experience in the classroom is essential as is learning from others and being able to reflect on your own learning and performance. Equally important is the ability to critically evaluate learning and teaching. In fact, in teacher training, the questions are just as important as the answers: What drives schools and what challenges them? What can we learn from other countries? Does curriculum really matter? How do teachers manage behaviour? How do I prove that my children are learning? What does mastery really look like? This new, extensive, core text from Learning Matters tackles these questions and more. It includes full coverage of the content of professional studies modules and goes beyond to support trainees on placements and in their learning on the course.

Foundations of Primary Teaching

Author: Denis Hayes
Publisher: David Fulton Pub
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Docs
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The need to achieve the latest QTS standards for teaching can often stifle innovation and reflective thinking. Written specifically to help guide student teachers through their training, this book provides a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of teaching within the primary school. It helps student teachers to achieve both the requirements for Qualified Teacher Status, and also a fuller understanding and appreciation of teaching as an evolving and reflective profession through an emphasis on: effective relationships and motivation as essential factors in learning developing timeless and transferable teaching skills reactivating thinking skills promoting creativity and innovation within the classroom. With new material on inclusion, SEN, legal issues, ICT and teaching assistants, this new edition remains essential reading for all student teachers on initial teacher training courses at the primary level.

Behaviour Safety and Well Being

Author: Andrew Moffatt
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351698699
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The new Ofsted framework evaluates the behaviour and safety of pupils at the school. This resource provides over 100 lesson plans promoting: recognition of different emotions and behaviours; practice in responding to those different emotions and behaviours; good behaviour towards, and respect for, other young people and adults. Each lesson plan is linked to a children's book and references SEAL. Lessons can support Literacy, PSHE and citizenship. Lesson plans are bracketed into year groups and five or six-week modules that give schools the opportunity to deliver specific projects on anti-bullying / safeguarding, pupil voice and transition. There are also modules covering emotions such as anger, loneliness, excitement, jealousy, kindness, pride and confidence. This is a comprehensive, accessible and invaluable tool for every classroom.

Improving the Primary School

Author: Mrs Joan Dean
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134702205
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book is a practical and informative guide on how to improve your primary school. It is aimed at those in leadership positions: headteachers, senior staff, advisors, inspectors and education officers. Aimed specifically at the primary school, this book: * links research to classroom practice for results * appeals to those in leadership roles * is concise, readable and of great practical use * provides the reader with information that can improve the individual school.