Nagging = A Boundary Without Consequences. 6 Steps to Stop the Nagging and Get More Cooperation From Your Kids by Fern Weis

She’d said it at least 100 times. “Put your laundry in the hamper.” And most laundry days the kids’ dirty clothes were on the floor. “Really? Again? For the 101st time, put your dirty clothes in the hamper!” This is classic nagging and a great example of a boundary without consequences. Why do you need … Continue reading Nagging = A Boundary Without Consequences. 6 Steps to Stop the Nagging and Get More Cooperation From Your Kids by Fern Weis

Can Your Approach Change Reactions?

Yesterday I decided to take my daughter to the local park. She is 18 months old and her love in life is the swing. Hours we could spend swinging her. As we approached the field, from a distance, we could see three teenage boys at the children’s swing. They had done the normal and tied the swing up by turning it over and over the bar. My partner asked what we were going to do. My reply I’m going to ask them to pull the swing down for me or turn it back around myself.

Token Economies to Reward Positive Behaviour

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

8 Techniques to Encourage Positive Behaviour in the Classroom

I recently saw a post that made my blood boil; the post stated that bad behaviour in the class 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 to Become an Outstanding Teacher

Tips and Tricks to Gain That Grade 1 Lesson Observation. An outstanding lesson isn’t what the teacher does it’s was the student learns. Ofsted defines an outstanding lesson has containing these three components: Are all pupils challenged? Are all pupils making progress? Are all pupils at least engaged and at best inspired? Planning the Lesson When … Continue reading How to Become an Outstanding Teacher