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School Survival

School Survival
Helping Students Survive and Succeed in Secondary School

  • Chris Wardle
  • Tina Rae - Tina Rae Well Being Training and Consultancy, Professional and Academic Tutor, University of East London

January 2002 | 140 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
This book aims to support teachers in increasing their own understanding of the difficulties that some students experience in coping with school, particularly in the area of behaviour.

It promotes a different way of looking at behaviour change in school, and suggests practical ways to approach difficult students that may help ensure their inclusion in the mainstream context.

The 10 key concepts include:

" teaching students to analyze and reflect

" using targets

" it's not fair

" don't tell me, show me.

This is an essential resource for those working with troubled and troublesome teenagers, and is written by teachers and psychologists with experience of these challenging pupils.

Concept 1
Looking for the Best Possible Outcome

Concept 2
Looking at Behaviour - Teaching the Students to Analyse and Reflect

Concept 3
Using Targets

Concept 4
Being Cool in School

Concept 5
It's not Fair

Concept 6
Power to the Pupil

Concept 7
Don't Tell Me, Show Me

Concept 8
It's for Real - Getting the Talk into the Classroom

Concept 9
Using the School Discipline Structure as a Framework

Concept 10
Working with a Model


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ISBN: 9781873942291