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8 Novel Ways to Create A Positive Classroom Environment

When we think of classroom management we tend to concentrate on the negative aspects of student behaviour – on finding more and more ways to deal with time-consuming and frustrating inappropriate behaviours

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HOW to engage your students

​As promised, here is the second video in this series in which I'll explain a very simple, easy-to-apply method to ensure your students REALLY ENJOY your lessons and come to class READY  & EAGER

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2 reasons why you MUST ENGAGE your students

In the following video I explain two very good reasons why you should make sure your students are ENGAGED in lessons.The video explains WHY you need to engage your students;. In my next video in this

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Stepping Stones to Positive Relationships (Part1)

Hi,​Welcome to this series of tips and strategies for building and maintaining relationships with your students.​Positive student-teacher relationships are, without doubt, one of the most effective

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Making Praise More Effective Part 1 – Mistakes Made When Using Praise

If you want to use praise to reach your most troubled and troublesome students you need to be aware of a few factors which can make it less effective as a classroom management strategy and as a way of

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Why Is Praise So Powerful?

Here is a quick video which explains why praise is one of your most powerful classroom management strategies.  This video was filmed in 2010 but the strategies are evergreen.  If you enjoy it and would

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Classroom Management Strategies To Deal With Rude Comments & Personal Questions

This is a big problem in tough classrooms – rude students making it their mission to offend or embarrass a teacher by asking personal, probing questions. One of the worst things you can do in response

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