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- ISBN: 9780415559003 | 0415559006
- Cover: Nonspecific Binding
- Copyright: 2/26/2020
Managing Behaviour in the Primary Classroom offers both proactive and reactive strategies to the management of behaviour in the primary classroom. Drawing upon research from psychology, cognitive neuroscience and education, together with the author┐s extensive experience as a teacher and psychologist, the book offers sound practical advice on how to improve individual teacher┐s and staff groups┐ ability to manage behaviour effectively. The book: suggests ways of improving psychological coping and reducing stress, based on neuroscientific research promotes better understanding of how individuals cope and how to balance individual goals with the expectations of the school examines the role of cognitive behavioural methods in seeking to change teachers┐ and their pupils behaviour explores the ways in which effective behaviour management in schools can be achieved using progressive focusing. It explores importance of understanding the organisational and structural aspects of schools as well as interpersonal relationships between teachers and pupils and personal factors in establishing and maintaining order in the classroom. Activities for both individuals and groups are provided, together with practical examples and case studies, to enhance understanding of the problems faced and their possible solutions. Offering a framework which attends to individual, classroom and whole school responses, the book is a valuable resource for all trainee teachers, teachers and managers.