Getting the Buggers to Behave

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A&C Black, Oct 21, 2010 - Education - 272 pages
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‘It's been over a decade since I sat down in a small back bedroom in Somerset and wrote this book. Since then, I've been fortunate enough to work with literally thousands of people in the world of education. Through all these experiences, I've picked up loads more great ideas about how to manage behaviour. I've also gained an insight into what works in different settings, with different young people, and for different kinds of staff. The basic tenets of this book remain faithful to the original. What I've done though is adapt and develop the ideas so that they apply to more practitioners, in more diverse situations: to those working in early years and further education, as well as primary and secondary schools. And for those of you working in the most challenging schools or colleges, I've included a new section on coping in really difficult circumstances. I've also taken advantage of new developments in the world of technology. So, there's a companion website offering you extra material, links and ideas.' Sue Cowley >

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User Review  - TPauSilver - LibraryThing

Getting the buggers to behave is a kind of down-to-earth advice book for behaviour management. I have to admit I don't feel it's helped me practice much. I think this is predominantly because it's ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jesse Boucher - Goodreads

so far very useful and written in an enjoyable and engaging way. I can relate to a lot of this and it certainly made me think about situations I had been in as a TA, Now Finished and proved very useful already Read full review


In the Beginning
The Teacher and the Teaching
The Students and the Setting
When Things get Tough

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Sue Cowley is an expert on behaviour management, and on creative approaches to teaching and learning. She has written numerous bestselling education and parenting books, which have been translated and published around the world. Sue has written for many teaching publications, including the TES and Nursery Education, and she had her own series, 'Manage that Class' on Teachers TV. Sue has also appeared in front of the Education Select Committee, as an expert witness on behaviour in schools. She now works internationally as a trainer and presenter, as well as volunteering in education settings in the UK to ensure that her advice and practice remains relevant to teaching today.

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