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Planning for Effective Teaching

Using the Structure of Lessons to Improve Behaviour


  1. Strategy Overview
    Strategy Source
    Sue Cowley, Getting the Buggers to Behave

    About This Strategy Source
    This book explores easy-to-apply initiatives for managing behaviour in the classroom by best-selling author and behaviour management expert, Sue Cowley

    What is This Strategy About?
    Different lesson activities require different behaviour expectations. Communicate exactly what is happening in the lesson and use this to state exactly what you expect of behaviour at different points of the lesson.

    Why is it Important to have Behaviour Expectations for Students?
    Good behaviour can help schools to run smoothly so that learning is effective. It also allows students to develop-character traits such as self-discipline and consideration of others which are important skills they will need to use for the rest of their lives.

    Click here to learn the importance of Classroom Attitude
  2. Choose this strategy if you want to...
    - Pupils to know what they are going to be doing and what they are expected to do
    - No grey areas for pupils to push
    - A fairer way of giving rewards and sanctions

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