Two aspects of behaviour management...
There are two ways of looking at behaviour management:
1. What to do when students are not behaving
2. How to prevent them from misbehaving in the first place! Commonly referred to as behaviour for learning
These will be covered in this week’s blog posts
First - be clear on your own expectations
We want students to behave so all of them can learn. If they, or others around them, are distracted, then the learning will not happen and knowledge will not be fully embedded (Future blog topic: recall and memory)
This will be your classroom – and it is important that you
Don’t make the mistake of thinking you can allow them to be a little more relaxed in your room, or that you can loosen the reins a little. Firstly - this can only happen successfully once you have gained their respect. Secondly – it is vital that you uphold the school expectations.
Students want to know that they are supported in their learning in every classroom in the same way, and that poor behaviour will not get in the way of any student being able to learn.
What all students want:
Next blog post: Behaviour management - some tips to help you!
Dr Sharon Williams