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Classroom Behaviour: A Practical Guide to Effective Teaching, Behaviour Management and Colleague Support 4ed

by Bill Rogers SAGE Publications Ltd
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Hbk 352 pages
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This exciting new edition of the best-selling and beloved teacher's companion looks at the everyday behaviour issues facing teachers working in today's classrooms. Describing real situations and dilemmas, Bill Rogers provides theoretically sound strategies and best practices to support you in meeting the challenges of the job, as well as building up a rapport with both students and colleagues to enable positive and productive learning environments. Written jargon-free in Bill's accessible and empathetic voice it includes in-depth strategies, practical examples, case studies and pragmatic hints and tips to put in to practice. This will make for informative and inspiring reading to all those involved in educating our children and young people. The new edition has been revised and updated and now also includes access to an interactive website packed with a host of extra material to take you further. You'll have access to: Videos of Bill demonstrating his behaviour strategies in real classroom settingsPodcasts where Bill explains his ideas and ethos in more detail as well as answering teachers' FAQsExtra reading material for even more support on difficult subjectsBehaviour Management Tool Templates to use with students in the everyday classroomRole-play scenario cards to help understand and prepare for challenging situations and ldquo;We often think of behaviour management in terms of dealing with challenging behaviour, but Dr Rogers begins by looking at classroom organisation and whole-class strategies. Alongside the theory, he provides examples that create a much deeper understanding of exactly what works and what doesn and rsquo;t. and rdquo; - Special magazine

Introduction: I never thought I'd become a teacher
Chapter 1: The dynamics of classroom behaviour
Chapter 2: New class, new year - the establishment phase of behaviour management
Chapter 3: The language of behaviour management and discipline
Chapter 4: Effective teaching - fundamental understanding and skills
Chapter 5: Management beyond the classroom - behaviour consequences
Chapter 6: Challenging children and children with emotional and behavioural difficulties
Chapter 7: Managing behaivour in ourselves and others
Chapter 8: When things get difficult - hard class, hard times

The scenarios are real and relatable, the feelings and reflections honest, and the problem-solving strategies and interventions realistic. All teachers, teacher-researchers, professional leaders, and educationalists will benefit from contemplating and putting into practice the suggestions and guidance in this book and their students and colleagues may thank them too.
Bill Rogers is an education consultant. A teacher by profession, Bill now lectures widely on discipline and behaviour management issues, classroom management, stress and teaching, colleague support, developing peer-support programs for teachers and developing community-oriented policies for behaviour management, based on whole-school approaches. He works in every area of education (primary, post-primary and tertiary) conducting in-service programs for teachers, lecturing widely at Colleges of Education and Universities, working with parent groups and students in schools. He has taken seminars, in-services, lecture-programs and developed in-school workshops across Australasia, New-Zealand, U.K, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland and Estonia; in the past thirty years. You can visit Bill's website here: