Ways to promote courteous behaviour in your classroom

This is an incredibly important area for teachers who wish their practice to be strictly positive. For whatever reason, the relationships in a classroom, between teacher and students, but also between students, can take a sudden nosedive if not properly controlled. Students can fall out over something tiny and trouble can spread quickly and involve […]

Seating plans – 10 things to consider

To make a seating plan or not to make a seating plan? I’ve been in schools where it was the teacher’s choice and where it was mandatory for every class. I now firmly believe that a seating plan is a vital tool in the teacher’s armoury.  The paramount reason for this is the basic, essential […]