Try this to help support with behaviour for learning?
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What to do:
Use the idea of a lesson being like a Camera.
Focus– Set clear objectives. We are learning…
Resources:Large photocopied footsteps or large footsteps cut out of coloured paperHow It Works:Students work together to identify the steps for success in a particular task.They write each step on one of the foot prints.These can then be displayed on
Download the document here–
How It Works:
Use the document to put in place some top tips organised by different subjects. Some are very particular to the subject which ensures a personlised approach to the students
A noise-a-meter – can be downloaded from TES Resources –
How it works:
Initially used as a way to train my students about acceptable noise levels.
Why not try
U Shape Continuum-Resources:None!How it works:Ask students to line up in order of their level of understanding/current grade/progress… (Up to you!)From really confident/A* to really confused/U grade.You should then snake the students from the end of the line to bring all
How It Works:
Use as a starter or plenary to get students to identify what good learning is. This is ideal for when you first teach a class to lay down boundaries and establish clear aims. It
Resources:Rewards – stickers, house points, postcardsHow It Works:Pick a child to be your secret student. Shhhhh! Don’t tell anybody as it remains secret.Establish the success criteria for the lesson with the student. Explain that you will be watching very