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Better Behaviour

Better Behaviour
A Guide for Teachers

August 2018 | 184 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

How can better behaviour make you a better teacher?

TES behaviour columnist and Executive Headteacher Jarlath O’Brien combines insights from psychological research and hard-won personal experiences into a practical and uplifting guide for teachers new and experienced. Avoiding gimmicks or magic bullets, Jarlath shows you how a perceptive approach built on empathy and understanding the children you teach can lead to a happy and healthy learning environment that allows you to become a more effective teacher.

Looking at how your behaviour influences their behaviour, this book will challenge your thinking, increase your confidence, reduce your frustrations and empower you to improve the behaviour of the children you work with. 

Chapter 1: Why understanding behaviour matters
Chapter 2: How psychology can help your understanding
Chapter 3: Your behaviour
Chapter 4: Rules and expectations
Chapter 5: Motivation and rewards
Chapter 6: Sanctions and punishments
Chapter 7: Restorative approaches to preventing and resolving conflict
Chapter 8: Working in partnership with parents to improve behaviour
Chapter 9: Working in partnership with support staff to improve behaviour
Chapter 10: Special educational needs and behaviour
Chapter 11: Fostering your own style

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