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How to pre-empt poor behaviour and avoid unnecessary confrontations in your classroom

Last week I came across a brilliant video by Adam Boxer entitled ‘Setting Students up to Succeed’.  In the video, Adam shares some approaches he uses in his classroom to prevent problems arising.  The approaches are taken from Doug Lemov’s … Continue reading

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Five ways to rejuvenate behaviour management in your classroom

By Andy Tharby Now that the interminably long autumn term feels like a distant memory, we can turn our rested minds to a new and brighter term ahead. Experienced teachers are well-attuned to the ever-shifting rhythms of the school year … Continue reading

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Improving behaviour – strategies for teachers

I have a suspicion that the latest EEF guidance report ‘Improving Behaviour in Schools’ will before long reach the top of the EEF’s download charts (if such a thing exists). The reason is the demand.  All teachers have at some point in their careers had to struggle with … Continue reading

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Managing difficult behaviours

This week’s 15 Minute Forum was led by John Lamb (Assistant Headteacher) and Jack Griffiths (Year 7 ICT Progress Leader). John started with a focus on teacher’s approaches to different scenarios: If student X cannot complete an activity such as … Continue reading

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Non-Confrontational Behaviour Management

  Tonight’s 15 Minute Forum was led by Assistant Headteacher John Lamb.  John started the session by making it clear that the job of getting a class of hormonal teenagers to do what we want, is one of the hardest … Continue reading

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Mindset, attitude and behaviour

  The image above, or versions of it, are probably commonplace in a number of schools up and down the country – and understandably so.  It makes perfect sense to be focusing our efforts on fostering a growth mindset in … Continue reading

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Weekly Round-Up: 6th January 2023

Blog of the Week Kat Howard – A Note on Teacher Autonomy Maybe one for the purists but I really enjoyed Kat’s weaving of the evidence through this discussion of where teachers may want or need autonomy, and, where they don’t. … Continue reading

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Weekly Round-Up: 25th November 2022

Blog of the Week Efrat Furst – Learning in the brain If you are looking for an elegant explanation of the key features of working memory and long-term memory with great illustrations then this blog has got you covered. Class … Continue reading

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Metacognition – Bright Spots

Regular visitors to Class Teaching will know that successfully implementing the principles of metacognition in Durrington classrooms has been an ongoing mission of mine for a number of years. In fact it has been over 5 years I’ve been at … Continue reading

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Weekly Round-Up: 11th November 2022

Blog of the Week Nick Hart – The Stories We Tell: Curriculum Design Nick explains how we can articulate curriculum design by using the classic features of stories to frame our curriculums. Class Teaching Teacher Inquiry Questions 2.0 – Chris Runeckles In … Continue reading

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