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Managing Classroom Behaviour, 2019/20, Semester 2
Innocent Tasara
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EDUC2108 Managing Classroom Behaviour

Reading List

Ayers, H. and Prytis, C. 2002.  An A to Z practical guide to emotional and behavioural difficulties ISBN: 1853467782 (pbk.). London: David Fulton Publishers.

Bentham, S. 2002. Psychology and Education. London: Routledge.

Canter, L. and Canter, M. 1992. Assertive discipline, Santa Monica, CA: Lee Canter Associates. 

Canter, L and Canter, M. 1993. Succeeding with difficult students : new strategies for reaching your most challenging students ISBN: 9781935543640; 1935543644. Santa Monica, CA: Canter and Associates.

Canter, L. 2009. Lee Canter's assertive discipline : positive behavior management for today's classroom ISBN: 9781934009154 (perfect bound : alk. paper); 1934009156 (perfect bound : alk. paper); 9781935249238 (library binding : alk. paper); 1935249231 (library binding : alk. paper). 4th Edition. USA: Solution Tree Press.

Capel, S., Leask, M. and Turner, T. 2014. Learning to teach in the secondary school: a companion to school experience.  London: Routledge

Cowley, S. 2014. Getting the Buggers to Behave. 5th Edition. London: Bloomsbury.

Department for Education (DFE). 2011. Getting the simple things right: Charlie Taylor’s behaviour checklists. [Online]. [Accessed 30 January 2019]. Available from:

Department for Education (DFE). 2016. Behaviour and discipline in schools: advice for headteachers and school staff. [Online]. [Accessed 30 January 2019]. Available from: 

Grossman, H. 2004.  Classroom behavior management for diverse and inclusive schools ISBN: 0742526550 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0742526542. 3rd Edition. Oxford: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Hart, R. 2010. Classroom behaviour management: educational psychologists' views on effective practice.  Emotional and behavioural difficulties. ISSN: 1363-2752. 15(4), pp.353-371. DOI: 10.1080/13632752.2010.523257

House of Commons Education Committee. 2011. Behaviour and Discipline in Schools. [Online]. [Accessed 30 January 2019]. Available from:

Hunter-Carsch, M. ed. 2006. The handbook of social, emotional, and behavioural difficulties ISBN: 0826488943 (pbk); 0826488935 (hardback) London: Continuum.

Kerry, T. and Wilding, M. 2004.  Effective classroom teacher: developing the skills you need in the classroom London: Pearson Education.

Maguire, M., Ball, S. & Braun, A. 2010.  Behaviour, classroom management and student ‘control’: enacting policy in the English secondary school.  International studies in sociology of education. ISSN: 0962-0214. 20(2), pp.153-170. DOI: 10.1080/09620214.2010.503066

Marland, M. 2002. The craft of the classroom: a survival guide. 3rd Edition. Oxford: Heinemann Educational.

Neill, S. 1993.  Body Language for Competent Teachers. London: Routledge.

Ofsted. 2005.  Managing Challenging Behaviour. London, Ofsted. [Online]. [Accessed 30 January 2019]. Available from: 

Ofsted. 2006.  Improving Behaviour. London, Ofsted. [Online]. [Accessed 30 January 2019]. Available from:

Porter, L. 2014.  Behaviour in Schools: Theory and Practice for Teachers. Maidenhead: McGraw-Hill Education.

Robertson. J. 1996.  Effective Classroom Control: understanding pupil-teacher relationships. 3rd Edition. London: Hodder and Stoughton.

Rogers, B. 2011. Classroom Behaviour: A Practical Guide to Effective Teaching, Behaviour Management and Colleague Support. 3rd Edition. London: Sage.

Roffey, S. 2004.  The new teacher's survival guide to behaviourLondon: Paul Chapman.

Rogers, W. 1997. The language of discipline: a practical approach to effective classroom management.  2nd Edition. Plymouth: Northcote House.

Rogers, W. 2006.  Classroom Behaviour. London: Paul Chapman.

Education Support Partnership. 2013. Managing Pupil Behaviour. [Online]. [Accessed 30 January 2019]. Available from:

Unison. 2016. Bad form: behaviour in schools: Unison survey 2016. [Online]. [Accessed 30 January 2019]. Available from:

Visser, J. 2005.  Key factors that enable the successful management of difficult behaviour in schools and classrooms. Education 3-13. ISSN: 0300-4279: International Journal of Primary, Elementary and Early Years Education. 33(1), pp. 26-31.

White, J. 2012.  The classroom X-Factor : the power of body language and nonverbal communication in teaching ISBN: 9780415593144 (hbk.) : £75.00; 041559314X (hbk.) : £75.00; 9780415593151 (pbk.) : £21.99; 0415593158 (pbk.) : £21.99; 9780203818701 (ebook) : No price; 0203818709 (ebook) : No price. London: Routledge.

Wubbels, T. 2011. An international perspective on classroom management: what should prospective teachers learn? Teaching Education ISSN: 1047-621022(2), pp.113-131, DOI: 10.1080/10476210.2011.567838.

This list was last updated on 01/02/2019