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Dealing with students who have no interest in the lesson

A student who has no interest in lessons and anything you say and do, can have a terrible impact on the rest of the class. What you must remember however is that this student probably wants to succeed

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Dealing with students who don’t bring equipment to class

This is one of those seemingly unimportant management issues which is often swept under the carpet by a teacher who is frantically trying to concentrate efforts on more serious issues. In a lively class,

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Consolidate learning with mini-reviews

Mini Reviews are a fantastic way to consolidate or reinforce any piece of learning in a fun, active way. I have used these successfully with all ages –  young children in school right through to

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The power of relationships

I came across this on facebook. A truly brilliant short talk on the importance of relationships between teachers and students. It is ALL about connection.  

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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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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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