Reward Systems in the Classroom

SERIES: Effective Use of Reward Systems in The Classroom

This series discusses and provides practical strategies for teachers to effectively promote student success by using reward systems in the classroom. specifically, I will discuss the biggest mistakes made and how to correct them when implementing reward systems, how to use reward systems in the most productive way, how they fit into the school view and approach to rewards, and finally a discussion on punishment.

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Beginning of the School Year

Teachers Beginning Of The School Year: Series

Whether you are a new teacher or a teacher looking for ways to invigorate your practice or whether you starting at the beginning of the school year or part way through there are basic principles and ways of operating that will support you in this wonderful profession of teaching.

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How To Promote Resilience In Your Students

How To Promote Resilience In Your Students

Is resilience the key to student success? How to promote resilience in our students is a hot topic in education and health at the moment and for a good reason. Resilience is the ability to cope with negative life events and challenges. It has been described as the capacity to 'bounce back' from difficult situations and persist in the face of adversity. Developing resilience in young people is considered by many as the antidote to the epidemic of mental ill-health across our society today. The rate of students with anxiety and depression is of growing concern (Sawyer et al, 2000; Mission Australia, 2009) and schools are uniquely placed to contribute to healthy student attitudes and self-awareness.

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