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Behaviour for Learning offers teachers a clear conceptual framework for making sense of the many behaviour management strategies on offer, allowing them to make a critical assessment about their appropriateness and effectiveness in the classroom. Teachers need to be asking themselves the question "How can I improve a child's learning?" rather than "How can I get them to behave?" The authors present a unique focus on the relationships which underpin learning, placing an emphasis on the development of 'learning behaviours', and endorses OFSTED's view that it is essential to evaluate the efficacy of behaviour management against progress in learning. Essentially, this book will help teachers: * decide what strategy is best for individuals in their classroom * be aware of the evidence / theoretical base that underpins that strategy use * be able to evaluate the effectiveness of that strategy. Located within emerging agendas for improved individual holistic outcomes and increased partnership working, this book seeks to synthesise the practical with the theoretical. Authoritative and timely, Behaviour for Learning is compelling reading for all trainees and practicing teachers, CPD coordinators and other professionals working with challenging pupils.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781843124665
ISBN-10: 1843124661
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 174mm x 16mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: David Fulton Publishers Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Apr-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Simon Ellis

Simon Ellis is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Education at Canterbury Christ Church University. He has previously worked as a Key Stage 3 National Strategy Behaviour and Attendance Consultant and a local authority Behaviour Support Service Manager. Janet Tod is a Professor of Education and Head of Educational Research at Canterbury Christ Church University. She is a qualified speech therapist and a British Psychological Society (BPS) chartered educational and clinical psychologist.

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