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Dealing with behaviour in the classroom
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Have you experienced behaviour problems with students during your time as a teacher ?
Yes-All the time
What subject do you teach ?
What age range/area do you teach?
16-19 Sixth Form
16-19 Vocational Programmes
16-19 A Level
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Do you find that generally student behaviour has deteriorated over the time that you have been teaching?
Yes- a small change
Yes - substantially
What kind of bad behaviour have you experienced (if any)?
Use of mobile phones
Eating and drinking during classes
Lack of attention or concentration
Using bad language
Violent behaviour to teachers
Lack of work
Disrupting other people
Not listening to instruction
Any other- please state.
Out of the following choices, rank in order, those aspects of poor behaviour that cause most disruption to your lessons.
Mobile phone use
Rudeness and bad language
Lack of attention/concentration
How would you rate the extent of poor behaviour that you are currently experiencing in the classroom? 1 Good Behaviour - 9 Very disruptive behaviour.
What techniques have you adopted to help solve the problems you have encountered?
Removal of student from the class
Giving discipline notices to students
Ignoring the behaviour
Communicating with the "offender" in class
Finding reasons for the behaviour
Changing Classroom Layouts
Altering the classroom activities
Providing more problem solving activities
Changing teaching techniques
Discussing privately the problem with the student
Making an example of the student in front of the class
Giving the student extra support
Physical expression-Looking cross/Crossed Arms/Looking stern
Ignore the students who are causing problems
Other please state
Do you find that dealing with this kind of behaviour is ;
A normal part of being a teacher
Not a problem
Develops your skill as a teacher
Not what you expected teaching to be about.