Positive teaching in the secondary school

Kevin Wheldall, Frank Merrett

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Managing troublesome behaviour in the classroom is a problem faced by every secondary school teacher at some time. Some nursery and infant teachers claim that every year more and more young children are starting school with behavioural problems. Teachers too frequently complain of lessons being disrupted by unacceptable behaviour, and yet the important skills of effective classroom management are seldom mentioned in initial teacher training.
The authors argue that the answer lies in positive teaching and show how by `accentuating the positive' and being more sensitive in their interactions, with children and young people in schools, teachers can build less stressful and more effective teaching and learning environments.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherPaul Chapman
Number of pages99
ISBN (Print)1853960756, 9781853960758
Publication statusPublished - 1989
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameEffective classroom behaviour management


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