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The Behaviour Guru By Tom Bennett

The Behaviour Guru

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Teaching isn't all about teaching, new teachers quickly realize that they need to be lion tamers too. This title tells teachers what the teacher training didn't, and offers strategies for dealing with the common, and extreme, classroom scenarios. It helps teachers, old and new, to assert their authority in the classroom.

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The Behaviour Guru: Behaviour Management Solutions for Teachers by Tom Bennett

This book offers straight talking advice in a question and answer format on dealing with fidgeting to extreme aggression, and everything in between. Teaching isn't all about teaching; new teachers quickly realize that they need to be lion tamers too. Controlling a class isn't something that comes naturally to everyone - but it can be learned. This no-nonsense guide tells teachers what the teacher training didn't, and offers instant strategies for dealing with the most common, and extreme, classroom scenarios. Using his experiences of teaching in inner-city schools, as Behaviour Guru on the TES advice forum, and working as a nightclub bouncer, Tom Bennett helps teachers, old and new, to assert their authority in the classroom.

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'Using a wide range of examples from the chalk face, Tom Bennett's book is informative, entertaining, and at times confrontational. His pro-active approach to behaviour management is based on his experience in and outside the classroom and is firmly embedded in common sense.'
Julia Rowlandson, Education Consultant, Farnham, Surrey, UK
'Tom gives no-nonsense practical solutions to a huge range of classroom behaviour problems. This book is a great resource for all teachers - from NQTs through to HoDs.'
Gail Robinson, Community Producer, TES Connect, London, UK

About Tom Bennett


Tom Bennett is the behaviour guru on the TES advice forum, and a teacher at Raines Foundation - an inner city state secondary school in London, UK. Tom is Head of Humanities, Religious Studies and Philosophy and is author of 'Class Act', A TES Essential Guide to Behaviour Management.

Table of Contents


Preface; Section 1: What's going on in your classroom?; Introduction; 1. What you need to know; Section 2: Dear Tom...; 2. Fidgeting and restlessness - keeping them on task; 3. Knocking attention seeking behaviour on the head; 4. Attitude and verbal disruption - keeping your cool; 5. Leader of the pack - dealing with group disruption; 6. Extreme behaviour - what to do when the worst happens; 7. Dealing with the adults - getting parents and colleagues on your side; 8. Managing stress and the work-life balance Final thoughts; Further reading and resources.

Additional information

GOR002765748
The Behaviour Guru: Behaviour Management Solutions for Teachers by Tom Bennett
Tom Bennett
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Continuum Publishing Corporation
2010-09-01
256
1441128603
9781441128607
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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