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TEAM ticket winners - Take the lollies

As an added class incentive for earning TEAM tickets, the students are drawn out of the box each week and get to share a bag of lollies. 40 more words

Clive Madge

Positive behaviour role models - Tu Tangata

At our school we are part of a Ministry of Education initiative called Positive Behaviour For Learning (PB4L). It’s aim is to help parents, whānau, teachers, early childhood centres and schools address problem behaviour, improve children’s wellbeing and increase educational achievement. 66 more words

Clive Madge

Post 16 - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Based on recent observations contemporary students appear to be more inadequately prepared for life outside the classroom than ever before.  Having been enticed through the education system with a plethora of sweeteners incentivizing their participation in the learning experience there seems to be a lack of a full subscription to the ethics of hard work, conscience self-orientated study, considered critical evaluation and focussed, innate determined vision.  1,045 more words


The 23-point behaviour policy - revisited

I went back to the school with the mad behaviour policy (see this post) today. The school has a new head who started in January, so I expected to find that a number of new routines were in place. 157 more words


Helping children who struggle at carpet time

During the course of the day there are many opportunities where the differences in norms of behaviour between nursery and home are apparent. At carpet time the children are expected to manage sitting still, concentrating and engaging with the adult. 384 more words