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Mindfulness and meditation for stressed teachers

  Those of you who have been on my list for any length of time will know my business has had something of a rocky road over the last five years or so. It all started when my poor mother developed

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Seven Ways to Get Students to Follow Your Instructions

  i) Make sure you have their full attention before giving instructions Make sure they are looking at you and not fiddling with a pencil, turning around, looking at a book, etc. One quite ingenious

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Seven Ways to Get Students to Follow Your Instructions

  i) Make sure you have their full attention before giving instructions Make sure they are looking at you and not fiddling with a pencil, turning around, looking at a book, etc. One quite ingenious

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19 ways to get silence from a noisy group of students

If you struggle to get your students’ attention during lessons I’ve put together a nifty collection of ideas which may help. This sample of classroom management strategies is an extract from my

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25 classroom management strategies to get silence from a noisy group of students

If you struggle to get your students’ attention during lessons I’ve put together a nifty collection of ideas which may help. This sample of classroom management strategies has been taken from the

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Student Engagement Strategies

Hellooooo!I recently ran a competition for our Student Engagement Formula. Entrants had to leave their favourite student engagement strategies in the comment box below to win full access to our comprehensive

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ONE WORD that’s guaranteed to increase student engagement

Yes, it’s true. This one, single word really can get ALL your students interested and engaged. Interested? Well, rather than tell you what that word is here, I’m going to direct you to a free

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Student Engagement – What’s Stopping You?

Hi,In around ten days time, on April 1st, I'm going to run a series of private (free) webinars explaining some great ideas (and a very simple formula) you can use to raise student engagement in your lessons.

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Improve your teaching in 1 hour? Here’s how to become a more confident teacher…

Whether you like to admit it or not, if you aren’t enjoying the success you would like in your teaching career it almost certainly comes down to just ONE thing – a lack of confidence. Now,

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Classroom Management Strategies to Get Support From Unsupportive Parents

Before trying to find solutions to any problem it’s a good idea to look at the reasons why the problem is occurring; knowing why a problem is happening gives clues as to how to address it. Today we’re

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Getting support from hard-to-reach parents

Hi All, I will be releasing a Special Report later this week on ways to get support from hard-to-reach parents and I want to make sure I’ve covered all the bases. To help me put the finishing touches

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Effective use of consequences as a behaviour management strategy

If you liked this video and would like to know how to apply consequences in a stepped, logical way which students RESPECT... be sure to try the complete suite of Needs Focused Classroom Management

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Classroom Management Strategies To Get Students Back On Task

My teacher used to chuck a board rubber at me when he caught me talking or messing around in the classroom. You’d get in serious trouble if you did that now so teachers have to have other (better) classroom

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A bit of preaching and a behaviour management freebie to get your class quiet

I know, I know, you’ve  heard this one before; I harp on about it often enough. But for the benefit of new visitors and seeing as though winter will soon be bringing those dark gloomy days in the

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