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Classroom clinic – Noise level

“Dear classroom clinic, In one class, all students refuse to lower their voice level. They start ok but then progressively disrupt everything and walk around the room.”  Sometimes the lesson goes…

Clear Instructions – PRINT

Many of the behavioural issues and much of the lack of engagement our Training and Development Team encounter in schools are often due to unclear instructions. When activity instructions and…

Classroom Clinic – Strategies for Silence

  “Dear classroom clinic, I am struggling to achieve silence in my lessons. The students just won’t be quiet! What can I do?” When the behaviour is poor, many teachers…

Getting them ‘doing’

Faced with a misbehaving class and feeling like you are losing control, it is very common to simply ‘react’ and attempt to shut down unwanted behaviours in the classroom right away…

CPD REVIEW – Supply Teaching Strategies

On Wednesday 19th September, Prospero HQ in London was host to the second session in our 19-20 CPD series: Supply Teaching Strategies. To start things off the attendees discussed the…

CPD REVIEW – Practical Classroom Management Skills

Last Saturday, 7th September, Prospero HQ in London was host to the first session in our 19-20 CPD series: Practical Classroom Management Skills.  The session started with attendees experiencing a…

Classroom Clinic – Starting Supply Lessons

  “Dear classroom clinic, I am struggling to cope with the starts of the lessons I’m covering as a supply teacher. I know it’s only the start of the term…

Clear Classroom Management

And we’re back! A new term, a new school year, new classes. With the first week underway, now is the time to reinforce your expectations for the year ahead. Whether…

Classroom clinic – First Lesson Focus?

“Dear classroom clinic, I’m back from my holidays and aware that my first lessons are next week. What advice do you have for these first lessons back?”  Firstly, well done…

Starting off September Right

Starting off on the right foot with students in September is the key to the rest of the school year. Now is the time to establish your expectations, routines and…

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