In my previous blog, I provided 8 suggestions on how teachers can manage and improve challenging behaviour in the classroom. One other way to improve behaviour and manage issues at school is to reward positive behaviour, rather than focusing on the negative actions of some students. Cognitive behaviour therapy states that you ignore all bad … Continue reading Token Economies to Reward Positive Behaviour
I recently saw a post that made my blood boil; the post stated that bad behaviour in the classroom is never the fault of the teacher. Some children have problems but, there is always something that the teacher can do. Teachers as educators should be educating students on how to deal with their behaviour. In … Continue reading 8 Techniques to Encourage Positive Behaviour in the Classroom
How do you write a single sentence a reader remembers for the rest of their life? If you are like me, you see a line hi-lighted on your post and smile, someone has liked something you have written. Many who have been following me will know that I have a recent obsession with the First … Continue reading Fifteen Literary Quote That Live With You For Life
Improving young peoples prospects for the future. Often in the classroom, I meet young people who cannot or will not read. This reluctance stretches as far as their GCSE textbooks. My students are eager to watch the film but, refuse the book. Any bookworm will know that this is a different experience completely. How can you … Continue reading How to Get Young People Reading
Remember when Amazon Prime meant you got your order the next day. I ordered two things on Amazon Prime this week and neither of them has arrived. Nothing too exotic, like a walking harness for a lion. Pretty much everyday things a jar of Maple Syrup and some Cayenne Pepper. I was reading a brilliant … Continue reading Amazon – Has it had its day?
How to gain free books and increase your reading Over the last five years I have embarked on the personal journey to read the BBC The Big Read top 100 To add to this challenge I have also spent nothing on reading the books. Yes, that’s right it cost me nothing to read 100 books. … Continue reading How I Read 100 Books For FREE