Behaviour issues

This tip is brought to you (purloined!) from a teacher at Chalvedon School in Essex..

When you are speaking to a child, particularly at a stressful moment, imagine that the child’s parent is on your shoulder listening to the conversation. Reminding yourself of the ‘Parent on the shoulder’ allows you to check your verbal, physical and tonal language in an instant.

 

© Paul Dix 2007

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