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Take Control Of The Noisy Class

Author : Rob Plevin
ISBN : 9781785830433
Genre : Reference
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Packed with powerful, fast-acting behaviour management strategies for the classroom - including a novel routine to get any group quiet in 15 seconds or less - Take Control of the Noisy Class by Rob Plevin provides teachers with a highly effective, step-by-step plan for successfully managing challenging groups and students in today’s toughest schools. Drawing on his experience working in both mainstream and special education, teacher-trainer Rob Plevin presents hundreds of proven, practical ideas and interventions to help you connect and succeed with defiant or reluctant learners. Relevant to teachers of all age groups, you’ll find useable strategies for establishing classroom routines, gaining respect, making lessons engaging and creating a positive classroom environment as well as in-depth instruction on what Rob considers to be the ‘number one secret to effective behaviour management’. Take Control of the Noisy Class provides teachers with a proven system for dealing with disruptive, inappropriate behaviour in the classroom, enabling them to create calm, positive learning environments and trusting bonds with hard-to-reach students. Discover: effective behaviour management strategies, the power of routines, instructions and consequences, the importance of relationships, tips and tricks for tackling misbehaviour, proven techniques for getting a rowdy class’s attention, strategies for maintaining lesson flow and effective classroom management strategies which curb misbehaviour and prevent it from escalating to the stage of involving the senior leadership team and school behaviour policy. As well as a complete step-by-step lesson plan for succeeding with very challenging groups, Take Control of the Noisy Class also includes a comprehensive suite of downloadable teacher resources including video tutorials, classroom management tools and engaging lesson activities. Learn Rob's super-effective classroom management strategies for today’s toughest classrooms. Relevant to teachers of all subjects and age groups - across primary and secondary schools - the book is ideal for individual teachers and leaders or as the basis of whole-school INSET. If you’re worn out and fed up with students who ignore you, and have had enough of disruption and defiance, read Take Control of the Noisy Class and apply Rob’s easy-to-follow behaviour management methods. You’ll be able to take immediate control in your classroom, get the most from your students and enjoy stress-free teaching. Get your copy now.
Category: Reference

Reluctant Disciplinarian

Author : Gary Rubinstein
ISBN : 9781618213082
Genre : Education
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In this funny and insightful book, Gary Rubinstein relives his own truly disastrous first year of teaching. He begins his teaching career armed only with idealism and romantic visions of teachin--and absolutely no classroom management skills. By his fourth year, however, he is named his school's "Teacher of the Year." As Rubinstein details his transformation from incompetent to successful teacher, he shows what works and what doesn't work when managing a classroom. Just a few of his ideas: Develop a teacher look. The teacher look says, "There's nothing you can do that I haven't already seen, so don't even bother trying." Show students that you are a "real" teacher by doing things they expect of real teachers, at least for a while. Be prepared to utter a decisive answer to anything within two seconds. Decisive answers inspire confidence. Any teacher--experienced or not--will enjoy this honest and humorous look at the real world of teaching and will come away with some very helpful ideas for classroom management. The book is used all over the country in teacher preparation programs. Ben Guest, Program Manager for the Mississippi Teacher Corps describes the book as "That rare classroom management book that is both thoughtful and realistic. It is also a great read, with parts that are laugh-out-loud funny."
Category: Education

High School Substitute Teacher S Guide

Author : Cherise Kelley
ISBN : 1479229644
Genre : Business & Economics
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"You're a high school substitute? Are you crazy? We were so mean to them!" This is a common reaction when I tell people what I do, but I love substitute teaching at the high school level. I started substitute teaching in 1989, fresh out of college. I was looking for a way to support myself while I was in graduate school. A friend told me, "You have a bachelor's degree, so you can be a substitute teacher." In writing this book, I hope to be as good a friend for you as he was for me. This book explains not only how to get a high school substitute teaching job, but also how to do the job so well that it will be rewarding in and of itself. If you know any college graduates who are unemployed, tell them about this book. It might help them support themselves in the meantime, while they seek employment in their fields. Being an excellent substitute can also open the door to a regular full-time teaching position. Up until the advent of the Internet, most books for substitute teachers consisted largely of worksheets the substitute could photocopy and hand out to students, in the event the regular teacher hadn't left enough work to fill the whole class period. Today, you can instantly find and project one of a million free Internet worksheets. Heck, 99% of today's high school students have phones capable of finding these worksheets. You won't find worksheets in this book. High school students are too smart to do a substitute's ungraded busy work anyway. Today's high school students crave human interaction. I've seen them get more excited about a classroom discussion than about watching a movie. Times have changed, and I have remained a successful high school substitute teacher by embracing the changing times. Give my book a read and let me show you how to be a good high school substitute teacher who enjoys the job.
Category: Business & Economics

The Happy Teacher Habits

Author : Michael Linsin
ISBN : 0692659242
Genre : Education
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What do daffodils, baseball announcing, and Tina Fey have to do with teaching? As it turns out, a lot. In The Happy Teacher Habits, Michael Linsin guides you through 11 little-known habits of the happiest, most effective teachers on Earth. Based on the latest research, and drawing on experts from the worlds of business, marketing, sports, entertainment, music, and medicine, you will learn simple, actionable strategies that will eliminate your teaching stress, supercharge your ability to motivate and inspire your students, and empower you to really love your job. This is no ordinary teaching book. It is a success roadmap through an educational system that is becoming increasingly harder to navigate. It will expose the falsehoods and misinformation teachers are being bombarded with every day, and reveal the secrets to what really matters in creating a happy and fulfilling career.
Category: Education

Setting Limits In The Classroom 3rd Edition

Author : Robert J. Mackenzie
ISBN : 9780307591739
Genre : Education
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Disruptive behavior, power struggles, lack of motivation, attention deficit disorder—at times the list of obstacles to teaching seems endless. That’s why thousands of teachers and child-care providers have turned to the solutions in Setting Limits in the Classroom. This fully updated and expanded third edition offers the most up-to-date alternatives to punishment and permissiveness—moving beyond traditional methods that wear you down and get you nowhere. Topics include: • Eliminating power struggles and handling disruptions quickly • Establishing an effective environment for learning • Using natural and logical consequences to support your rules • Conducting proactive, focused parent conferences • New research and techniques for supporting special-needs children With its new focus on younger students and special tools for handling “strong-willed” children, this edition offers schoolteachers the tools they need to gain control of their classrooms—respectfully and effectively. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Education

Attention Grabbing Starters And Plenaries For Teachers

Author : Rob Plevin
ISBN : 1549618881
Genre :
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In line with Rob Plevin's hugely popular "Needs-Focused Classroom Management System" for teachers, this book offers a huge range of ready-to-use activities, resources and ideas to start your lessons with a BANG and end them on a HIGH. Adaptable for any subject area, the ideas and suggestions in this book will enable you to capture students' interest and attention from the outset, increase engagement and encourage participation among even the most reluctant learners. You'll learn how to... - hook ALL your students from the moment your lesson begins, - set up exciting reviews to cement learning in a fun, memorable way, - minimise classroom management issues related to boredom and low engagement and turn your lessons into an enjoyable, positive learning experience for all concerned. Once you learn the Needs-Focused Classroom Management System, your classroom, your teaching and your students will be TRANSFORMED. Includes downloadable BONUS material and printable resources.


Author : Martha Boyne
ISBN : 9781785833472
Genre : Education
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Martha Boyne, Emily Clements and Ben Wright’s Thrive: In your first three years in teaching equips trainee secondary school teachers with the know-how to lay the foundations for a successful career in teaching, long after the challenging first few years are over. Martha, Emily and Ben are thriving teachers. In Thrive they share their personal experiences and demonstrate how you too can thrive during the tricky training year, the daunting NQT year and the crucial RQT year. Using their collective insights, and plenty of evidence-informed strategies and advice, they detail how you can get to grips with the classroom basics – from behaviour management and lesson planning to differentiation and providing for SEND – and effectively continue your professional development. This book is not just a survival manual to help teachers get through their first three years in teaching. Nor is it an academic text that has been written by authors who have only a distant memory of what it takes to stand in front of a class of teenagers for the first time. Thrive is something very different. It gives both the aspiring and the newly qualified the support and guidance to become a thriving teacher, and has been co-authored by three recently qualified teachers who in this book invest their passion and practical knowledge to inspire and inform others who want to pursue enjoyable and rewarding careers in teaching. Thrive is divided into three parts – specifically detailing what can be expected in the training year, NQT year and RQT year respectively – with the authors’ commentary threaded throughout to demonstrate how the ideas discussed can be successfully put into practice. Their accounts are also complemented by expert advice from two people who are at the very top of their profession, Lianne Allison and Dr Simon Thompson, who provide wider perspectives drawn from a wealth of teaching experience. Forty of the book’s forty-six chapters begin with a checklist outlining what a developing teacher is expected to do, and each chapter ends with a to-do list that can be used as a quick reference point to structure the strategies implemented. These to-do lists are also followed by lists of suggested further reading so that readers can delve deeper into topics and fields of research that they find particularly interesting or relevant. Furthermore, the book offers helpful counsel on choosing the best training route as well as an in-depth analysis of the change in priorities for busy teachers as they progress: encouraging constant reflection, outlining potential pathways and emphasising the importance of evidence-based practice and how new teachers can, and should, incorporate this into their teaching. Rooted in practical strategies and innovative ideas, Thrive is the essential guide for trainee secondary school teachers and teacher trainers.
Category: Education

The End Before The Beginning

Author : Stephen DeMeo
ISBN : 9780983712053
Genre : Education
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Those starting a career in teaching will put in an incredible amount of energy into their practice in order to learn their craft and become respected professionals. In many cases, however, this energy is not enough to survive as a teacher. Currently, about 20% of new teachers will leave the profession after five years. The purpose of this book is to improve the “survivability” of novice teachers by focusing on three key areas that are essential to starting a career successfully: Classroom Management, Time Management, and Job Hunting. Classroom management is much more than controlling misbehaving students; it is about building “good” people who can make ethical decisions in both school and personal situations. Teachers are in “loco parentis,” which means they are in place of the parent. As role models, teachers need their students to learn – not just subject-specific content – but how to interact in kind and respectful ways with others. As author, I will be discussing how teachers can implement a “virtuous” classroom management plan in place of the common discipline routines that have only short term effects on student behavior. Making lesson plans, grading homework, and assessing students with daily exit slips are all very important aspects of teaching. But if not handled efficiently, they can overwhelm new teachers by the sheer volume of time that is needed to attend to them. It is all too common to see a time-stressed and exhausted teacher who is only getting a few hours of sleep each day, lose sight of the reasons they entered teaching and eventually fall out of love with their subject and those they teach. This book will tackle head on the above demands by posing many detailed, practical solutions to time management problems. Most young teachers, however talented they might be, won’t survive in a school that is run by an authoritarian administration that cares more about pass rates than they do supporting and growing their new teachers. Identifying these schools before accepting a position is critical. This book will show you how to use data bases to supplement my well described job hunting strategies in order to land the best teaching position possible. As I emphasize in my book, getting a good quality job is tantamount to developing a rewarding career as a teacher. Classroom management, time management, and job hunting: these are three necessary skills to survive and to thrive as a new teacher.
Category: Education

Whole Brain Teaching For Challenging Kids

Author : Chris Biffle
ISBN : 0984816712
Genre : Classroom management
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"The revolutionary teaching system, based on cutting edge learning research, used by thousands of educators around the world"--Cover.
Category: Classroom management


Author : Julie Diamond
ISBN : 9781595583482
Genre : Education
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Hailed by renowned educator Deborah Meier as ?a rare and special pleasure to read,” Kindergarten explores a year in the life of a kindergarten classroom through the eyes of the gifted veteran teacher and author Julie Diamond. In this lyrical, beautifully written first-person account, Diamond explains the logic behind the routines and rituals children need to thrive. As she guides us through all aspects of classroom life?the organization, curriculum, and relationships that create a unique class environment?we begin to understand what kindergarten can and should be: a culture that builds children's desire to understand the world and lays the foundation for lifelong learning. Kindergarten makes a compelling case for an expansive definition of teaching and learning, one that supports academic achievement without sacrificing students' curiosity, creativity, or development of social values. Diamond's celebration of the possibilities of classroom life is a welcome antidote to today's test-driven climate. Written for parents and teachers alike, Kindergarten offers a rare glimpse into what's really going on behind the apparent chaos of a busy kindergarten classroom, sharing much-needed insights into how our children can have the best possible early school experiences.
Category: Education