A behaviour policy must be applied consistently if it is to work. Dave Stott looks at the best ways to get staff working in cooperation. What opportunities do you have to share pupil information, techniques and skills with colleagues? For a ‘whole school’ behaviour policy to be effective it is important to have a consistent and co operative approach to teaching, learning and managing behaviour.
Focusing only on learning or only on behaviour can lead to an imbalance in the teaching and learning environment. Dave Stott looks at how to create an integrated learning/behavior plan Student learning and student behaviour are inextricably linked. In other words, the two cannot be disentangled or untied.
If you expect poor behaviour you are likely to get it – but things don’t have to be that way. Dave Stott looks at a simple technique for channeling your expectations – and your students’ behaviour – in a positive direction. As the new term gets under way and students settle into routines and activities, you need to retain a positive and motivational attitude to promote positive and acceptable behavior. Continue reading