Author(s): Bill Rogers
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 settings *Podcasts where Bill explains his ideas and ethos in more detail as well as answering teachers' FAQs *Extra reading material for even more support on difficult subjects *Behaviour Management Tool Templates to use with students in the everyday classroom *Role-play scenario cards to help understand and prepare for challenging situations "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't." - Special magazine
Dr. Bill Rogers taught for many years before becoming an education consultant and author; he lectures widely on behaviour management, discipline, effective teaching, stress management and teacher welfare across the UK and Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Bill also works as a mentor-teacher, team-teaching in challenging schools. He is well aware of the challenges of teacher leadership in schools today. Bill read theology at Ridley College Melbourne University, then psychology and education also at Melbourne University. He is a Fellow of the Australian College of Education, Honorary Life Fellow of All Saints and Trinity College, Leeds University and Honorary Fellow at Melbourne University Graduate School of Education. He has written many books for SAGE Publications. To find out more about Bill's work, visit his website www.billrogers.com.au where you will find full details of how to book him for a workshop or training event.
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 7: When things get difficult - hard class, hard times