Dealing with attention seekers

Some strategies for dealing with low-level disruption and attention seeking behaviour in a Year 7 MFL lesson.


Managing transitions

Teaching some definite routines. The language of command and assertiveness is a key. Using behavioural narration is a good strategy to use to reinforce the command given and to notice/acknowledge those who are following instructions.

“You cannot expect children to know it without teaching it”. This goes for behaviour as well as academic knowledge/understanding.