Interactions with students
Changing your interactionsDeliberately plan to change two aspects of the way you interact with students who demonstrate poor conduct. Choose something small and manageable. Have a brief look through the activities from Week 1 and find adjustments that suit your context. Alternatively, pick two from the list below:
- Meet and greet with a smile at the door.
- Deliberately catch students doing the right thing and acknowledge them for it.
- Explain the behaviours you want as you explain a task or activity.
- Use the phrase, ‘I need you to’, when giving instructions to individuals.
- Change the way you end the lesson and send students off.
- Write a list of the names of students who are behaving brilliantly on the board.Note the effect this has on the behaviour of those around you.Share your experiences via the comments on this step. In your post tell us what two aspects of your behaviour you changed and the impact it had on you and on your learners.Please remember not to mention individuals, schools or other organisations by name. Please respect others’ confidentiality and privacy at all times.
Managing Behaviour for Learning
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