Why a teacher is a diva, and needs to behave like one.

My mother was a teacher, and met my father when he, too, was briefly teaching. When they were both teaching they wore gowns as daily uniform, and had to shake chalk dust off them when they left their schools. They were about as calm, tolerant, middle-class and focused on education as it was possible for […]

Strictly Positive Behaviour Management – why?

Okay, so I’ve done a lot of stuff about the edges and the background and the effects of Strictly Positive Teaching, but it all starts with Strictly Positive Behaviour Management. So it’s time for a few posts from the beginning.   Strictly Positive Behaviour Management This is absolutely the heart of Strictly Positive Teaching, and […]