Teachers TV: Body Language Techniques

Find out how body language or non-verbal communication can improve teaching throughout a lesson, from bringing pupils in to a class to getting them out again and engaging, motivating and managing them in between. The expert advice comes from Chris Caswell, an assistant head at Myton School in Warwick, who’s studied and written about the use of body language in the classroom. Chris, who’s also a teacher trainer, observes and reviews the actions of five teachers at different stages of their lessons The techniques he highlights include touching your head and face to encourage concentration, using hand gestures to invite participation and moving around the class to gain attention.


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Created: May 20, 2011

Updated: Mar 15, 2018

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