explain the benefits of actively promoting positive aspects of behaviour
. Be positive.
If you’re negative, then the students that you teach will also be negative. And negative
students are not well behaved students. [ If you remain positive in the classroom, no matter how tired and stressed you feel, then you will have a better chance of promoting positive behavior in the pupils that you teach.
I don’t agree with the whole don’t smile until Christmas mantra.
Yes, you want to establish firm boundaries with the students you teach, but teaching with bubbly enthusiasm can do wonders for your classroom management skills. Set clear limits, but remain positive while doing so, and your students will reward you with improved students behavior.
2. Highlight good behavior
How can students demonstrate positive behavior in the classroom, if they don’t know what it is? Find excellent examples of student behavior and then highlight it to the class.
Highlight this good behavior, and explain why its good. This can be as simple as praising a group doing excellent quiet work, or a student who demonstrates constructive behavior with his peers. Highlight good behavior and the behavior of the students you teach will
3. Model good behavior
Like it or not, but in the classroom you are a role model. And you’re a pretty influential
one too. So if you want to promote positive behavior in the classroom, then you better
demonstrate as well.
If students see you as moody, temperamental aggressive or worse, then you are not demonstrating the correct ways to behave in a classroom environment. Show the students how to behave well through your own actions, and your classroom will become a more peaceful place.
If you wan to promote positive behavior in the classroom then try these three top tips
today. Classroom management problems can be like a cycle. When you experience poor student behavior you become negative, and the behavior gets worse. Break the cycle today by being positive and the students that you teach will reward you with improved behavior.
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