June 17, 2019

A highly effective teacher will implement proximity on a daily basis. One aspect of being a great teacher is that we are able to create classroom climates of respect, learning, and investigation.

May 8, 2019

By re-ordering our language, we make our expectations clear; we keep our ducks in a row. Whether we are giving instructions for a lesson or preparing students for an activity or transition time, by slowly doing so we give our students extra processin...

April 23, 2019

In my opinion, the point of a behaviour intervention is to one day no longer need a behaviour intervention! All behaviour supports and interventions should work toward this end.

March 29, 2019

Although verbal language is often important for communicating a message, it is still difficult to remove as a prompt. In my opinion this is because it comes most natural to us and we are creatures of habit... and habits are hard to change!  But some...

March 25, 2019

We all manage behaviour differently. Take a quick walk around a school and you will see multiple ways of dealing with similar situations...

February 25, 2019

Withitness: The Secret to Being Brilliant

We garner a great deal of information in our teacher training - effective planning, teaching the progression of skills, assessing learning, safeguarding, behaviour management, and so much more. There is, howev...

August 14, 2018

4 common sense ideas to begin using NOW!

Tricky behaviours can be the undoing of many-a-decent-teacher. We have all had "our moments" and can empathise with others who are having a tough time with their students; it can be hard to see the other side!...

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