How to manage your teens’ behaviour with Anne Goldsmith
In this episode of The School Success Formula I interview Anne Goldsmith. Anne is a qualified teacher, a Positive Behaviour Consultant, a Parenting Coach and the mum of a fourteen year old boy and eleven year old daughter. Her business, Behaviour First Consultancy, solves the problem of challenging behaviour in schools and homes creating happy teachers, staff, children and their parents. Through improving children’s behaviour she can improve their learning, progress and results and ultimately transform lives.
Questions I asked Anne in this episode
Firstly, can you tell us a bit about the professional and real life experience that has brought you to this point in your life?
Can you tell us why good behaviour is so vital for a child’s educational achievement?
In your experience, what are the key reasons that a child might be misbehaving?
What are the essential things that all parents can do to help their teens behave well?
How does behaviour management at home change as children go from infancy, through primary school, into the teen years and up through the school?
What should parents do if they find that their teenagers’ behaviour is disruptive to their own learning, as well as the learning of others?
How should parents praise good behaviour and make it clear when their teenagers’ behaviour is unacceptable?
How different is it dealing with the challenging behaviour of children with special educational needs to other children?
If there are students listening who are struggling with their own behaviour what can they do to help themselves?
Is there any other advice you’d like to share with our listeners – whether they are parents, students or teachers?
Where to find out more about Anne
Anne's website is Behaviour First Consultancy
Anne on Twitter: @AnneMGoldsmith
Anne on LinkedIn
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