Behaviour management strategies videos

Tom Bennett, TES behaviour adviser, gives simple, effective practical advice on behaviour management. These videos, blog posts and resources will allow you to prepare your behaviour and classroom management strategy before the new school year starts, and contain tips on how to see the strategy through once you’re back in the classroom.


Top tips for managing behaviour

Tom Bennett, TES behaviour adviser , gives simple, effective practical advice on behaviour management. These videos, blog posts and resources will allow you to prepare your behaviour and classroom management strategy before the new school year starts, and contain tips on how to see the strategy through once you're back in the classroom.



It's difficult to ban them completely, but there are still ways of making sure mobile phones don't disrupt your lesson.


Don't despair if you are finding it difficult to get parents onside; try these tactics for dealing with difficult parents.


You can't grow eyes in the back of your head, so try this advice on how to deal with behaviour when your back is turned.


Find advice on what to do on meeting your new class; a vital moment that will set the tone for the rest of your school year.

The top 10 classroom rules and why a social contract with your students provides mutual benefits to you and your class.


A clear, consistent behaviour policy can stop chatting, humming and other low-level disruptions derailing your lesson.


What should you do in the rare event that your entire class refuses to behave? Advice on combatting total carnage.


What you can do if you find that you are not getting the support that you need from your colleagues and senior management.


Should any student ever be an exception to the rules? Find tips to ensure consistency in your behaviour management.


Whether you identify as male or female, teacher gender should not be a factor in whether your behaviour management is good.


A key moment in any lesson is making sure your class is silent when you need them to be. Get tips on waiting for silence.

This is an outline of how any teacher -- regardless of experience -- can control a class effectively from the first day onwards.

Make sure your students are in the best position possible to learn and build relationships early with the help of a seating plan.


Behaviour strategies to deal with individual children who are wilfully and persistently disrupting their own and others' learning.


Discover tips and advice to help ensure that a detention acts as an effective deterrent against future bad behaviour.


Parents are a vital part of any behaviour-management strategy. Find out how to include them before and after behaviour issues occur.


Tom Bennett's behaviour blog

Practical classroom management and behaviour advice.

TES Behaviour forum

Join the TES Behaviour Group and get advice on how to deal with your behaviour and classroom management problems.

Behaviour management teaching resources

Top tips and ideas shared by teachers on behaviour and classroom management.

Behaviour management resource collection

Some of the best free resources from TES Connect on behaviour and classroom management strategies.


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