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Teachers TV: Ground Rules - Tough Love

Overall rating 4 out of 54.6 (13 ratings)

Last updated 16 January 2014, created 17 May 2010, viewed 36,117

Getting a Year 9 class under control on the first day of school. Former Teacher of the Year David Torn, has a reputation for being able to tame the most difficult classes. Behaviour expert John Bayley observes him in action as he tackles the first day of school with a Year 9 class. David esta More…blishes his authority from the outset, vetting each pupil for smartness as they file through the door, then escorting them personally to their allotted seat.

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I'm due to start with a new group of students in a few weeks time and this has given me food for thought. Thank you.

from PurpleRain7, 16 January 2014
(report comment) 4 out of 5

Vey inspiring worth a try such a different approach thanks.

from costa12333, 15 January 2014
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Such a good video. Used this approach in my NQT Year and used it this year as well. t really does work!

from crf509, 11 November 2013
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Thank you. I'm going to use it for staff development at my school.

from kjoyhamman, 01 November 2013
(report comment) 5 out of 5

I'm looking forward to implementing this with my year 9 group with whom I really struggled last year. Great to have some different tactics to try.

from nikkilough, 28 August 2013
(report comment) 5 out of 5
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