Challenging Behaviour : A Fresh Look at Promoting Positive Learning Behaviours

Challenging Behaviour : A Fresh Look at Promoting Positive Learning Behaviours

by Anne Copley


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Simple, effective approaches to promoting positive behaviours
Practical strategies that you can adapt to any situation
Case study examples drawn from UK practitioners
Helpful ways to think about behaviour
Supportive self-coaching questions developed by coaching expert Will Thomas
Successful techniques for dealing with all levels of misbehaviour, from minor disruptions to serious incidents.

This practical book gets right to the heart of what causes challenging behaviour and provides a sound philosophy, as well as effective strategies, for putting it right. Anne Copley, one of the UK's most experienced behaviour management experts, has condensed almost 30 years' experience in education into this easy-to-read guide.

Challenging Behaviour is written for:

- teachers who want to reach the hard to teach

- managers who would like to understand better their more challenging students and colleagues

- leaders who want an institutional focus on promoting learning behaviours

- parents of children with challenging behaviour

- youth workers and behaviour management specialists looking for a refreshing perspective

... and anyone who would like to understand more about young people's needs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781855392175
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 08/29/2006
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 8.27(w) x 11.69(h) x 0.24(d)

About the Author

A former headteacher, Anne has extensive experience of working successfully with some of the UK's most challenging young people. Her career has spanned almost 30 years including Primary &Secondary Schools, as well as Special Education (day/ residential) and Local Authority Support Services.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Why manage learning?
Chapter 1 Where are we now?

Chapter 2 Under the bonnet: What causes poor behaviour?

Section 2: What creates learning behaviour?

Chapter 3 Establishing the Safe Zone: Expectations, Routines and Rituals

Chapter 4 Establishing the Learning Zone

Chapter 5 The Anxiety Zone and Tipping Points

Section 3: How do we build and maintain learning behaviours?

Chapter 6 The Toolkit for Building and Maintaining Learning Behaviours

Chapter 7 Self Coaching and maintaining your own sanity

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