Managing Student Behaviour

Student defiance is one of the most difficult misbehaviours to manage in a classroom. If left unchecked, student defiance can be a destructive and potentially career ending classroom influence. Here ...
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Hi Bob. I have a behaviour management dilemma. I'm a 10  week in newbie, predominantly working with primary kids, R-7 and I need help. Can you help me? ...
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Behaviour Management makes teaching a really complex activity. Teacher training courses might prepare teachers in the content know-how and delivery but few courses put much energy into giving new teachers ...
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When relief teaching there is a great risk of reacting too quickly to disruptive students and their behaviour - or misbehaviour. These 4 Tips will help manage those disruptive students ...
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Most relief teachers try to use proactive behaviour management strategies with difficult students. Difficult students are well KNOWN. These turkeys are usually the topic of conversation in the staff room ...
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Let me develop a behaviour management scenario that happens all too often. You think you have the students in the palm of your hand. But then IT happens. You get ...
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Behaviour management really makes relief teaching a tough gig. While all teaching is tough, it seems behaviour management is central to this issue for most relief teachers. There is an ...
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Behaviour management is going well. Your lesson is going GREAT! You get the feeling your students are attentive. You are on a winner! Behaviour Management. Pfft! It's a breeze! You ...
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For 70% of your class behaviour management will be a dream run. For 20% behaviour management will be tough. For the remaining 10% behaviour management will make or break you. How ...
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This course is fantastic- I’ve picked up some great strategies that I can’t wait to try; and I’ve been teaching for 15 years! The videos of Bob Brandis and what ...
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As a behaviour management tool, choices are over-rated. I hate giving kids choices as a behaviour management tool. Giving choices puts the student in the driver seat. You lose control. Use these ...
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Effective Behaviour Management is often the result of effective teaching strategies. Let's face it - Kids are more likely to play up if the classroom environment isn't meeting their needs. Learn ...
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Mention the term behaviour management to any teacher and you get glazed eyes and cold sweats. You have the same response don't you? I bet you visualise little turkeys running ...
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This Behaviour Management online course is specifically targeted to relief teachers. Free to all Relief Teacher Association members. $20 to non members. Receive $13 worth of free resources on sign ...
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Effective Behaviour Management can be impacted by your lesson design. Students are more likely to concentrate on learning rather than misbehaviour if the classroom environment meets their needs. How do you go about ...
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Behaviour Management Behaviour is critical to your success as a teacher. This eBook will prove a valuable resource in your personal behaviour management plan. Is behaviour management causing you grief. Check this ...
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Behaviour management through questioning really makes a difference. You are teaching a lesson. Some kids are calling out and you try to ignore them. You progress the lesson and ask ...
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Building rapport with students is a misunderstood concept. I'm sure you know that a positive rapport with students makes a significant difference to behaviour management. What does it really mean ...
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I have spoken about my opinions on classroom rules lots of times. We make classroom rules much more complicated than they need to be. There are only two classrooms rules ...
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Hi Bob, I need some advice. In a year 6/7 class, a boy complained about a girl who was staring at him and being offensive. This happened when I'm facing ...
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There are some teachers who use such effective teaching strategies that they are respected by all students. Their class is polite and well-behaved from the minute the kids greet them ...
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Behaviour management, particularly managing student misbehaviour, is without a doubt the most frustrating part of relief teaching. I feel immense sympathy for principals who have to deal with bureaucrats who ...
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Behaviour Management in your classroom is your responsibility. Misbehaviour may not be your fault, but as a teacher, you must take action. But how should you act? Some of the ...
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Use forgiveness in behaviour management. Not in the biblical sense (although there is nothing wrong with that) but in the emotional sense. It’s easy to carry a grudge towards difficult students ...
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Keeping feral students focussed and engaged is a real challenge but there are some measures you can take. Read More ...
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Bob, can you help me with this behaviour management situation, please? The class came in with a project to continue working on so I had no lesson to give. This ...
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"There's a fraction too much friction", or so the song goes. Some teachers do themselves no favours. Much of the classroom friction comes from the front ...
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101 classroom management tips. These tips might just trigger something in the grey matter about some classroom management strategies that you may have forgotten to use in a while ...
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The class clown really is painful to have in your class. The role of the teacher is to stop the class clown from interfering with the learning of others. That ...
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If there is one thing that will raise your blood pressure it is misbehaving students. They will send most teachers over the edge quicker than you can say, "Stop That!" The ...
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Misbehaving students create such drama is your classroom. The last thing you need is to make matters worse. The worst thing you can do is ask a misbehaving student, "Why?" ...
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After dealing with students for the past 40 years, I am NEVER going to name any of my children Cameron. Or Justin. Or Clive. And there are another 20 other ...
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Some teachers are in perpetual motion. There is a whole lot of talking, cajoling, directing, instructing, and chastising. The teacher has assumed full responsibility for learning within the walls of ...
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Some relief teachers start their day with a bonding "Getting to know each other MEET AND GREET session" in the belief that the relationship between the teacher and the student ...
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Kids are different today. Teachers can't say no. Students can't misbehave without having some letters assigned to them (ASD, ODD). So how are teachers coping? Is it ever appropriate to ...
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Behaviour Management Beliefs are critical. Often when teachers look at their classroom behaviour management plan they start by examining all the behaviour management strategies that they could use. That in ...
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The truth of the matter is that sometimes you can't. A fight can still happen within metres of a teacher. I try to be proactive when on duty and being ...
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Let me develop a scenario that happens all too often. You have just started work and you have some fabulous teaching strategies to employ. Johnny is gurgling and making the ...
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Ok. You're ready. You are at your relief teaching gig and you have this ripper of a lesson prepared. You’re excited and in the groove. Your teaching strategies include the ...
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When it comes to effective behaviour management strategies, we could learn a lot from business and sales people. Behaviour management is about finding incentives to make students do what we want ...
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There is little doubt that student behaviour is the key to teaching and learning success. All teachers know that. But what teaching strategies are best for improving student behaviour. To ...
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... when It Is Managed. Actually, that is not a joke. Crisis management is part of the teaching game now. All teachers are called upon to deal with a conflict ...
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Managing Student Behaviour Make It About Learning I have said it many times before; teaching is simply hard work and ...
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After dealing with students for the past 40 years, I am NEVER going to name any of my children Cameron ...
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Behaviour Management Course for Relief Teachers. What participants are saying ... "I love the way Bob can make me look ...
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When it comes to classroom behaviour, we could learn a lot from business and sales people. Classroom behaviour is about finding incentives ...
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If there is one thing that will raise your blood pressure it is misbehaving students. They will send most teachers ...
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Behaviour Management Beliefs are critical. Often when teachers look at their classroom behaviour management plan they start by examining all ...
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Defiant students are the most difficult students to manage in a classroom. If left unchecked they can be a destructive ...
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The class clown really is painful to have in your class. The role of the teacher is to stop the ...
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Behaviour management, particularly managing student misbehaviour, is without a doubt the most frustrating part of  relief teaching. I feel immense ...
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Behaviour Management in your classroom is your responsibility. Classroom Misbehaviour may not be your fault, but as a teacher, you ...
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Behaviour Management is not Easy. Don't get me wrong. For 70% of your class behaviour management will be a dream ...
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Classroom power struggles are common. They develop between the teacher and student from time to time in most classroom. I ...
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