Books · 11 May 2023

Take Control of the Noisy Class

Take Control of the Noisy Class: Chaos to Calm in 15 Seconds

Fed up with students who talk over you and ignore instructions?
Drained and worn out by disruption, disobedience, and defiance?
Does the thought of facing some groups fill you with utter dread?

Drawing on 20+ years of experience in special education and mainstream settings, teacher-trainer Rob Plevin explains a proven, step-by-step plan for successfully managing the most challenging individuals and groups in today’s toughest classrooms. Packed with powerful, fast-acting techniques – including a novel routine to get any class quiet in 15 seconds or less – this book helps teachers across all age groups connect and succeed with hard-to-reach, reluctant learners.

You’ll discover:

  • The simple six-step plan to minimise & deal with classroom behaviour problems.
  • How to gain trust & respect from tough, hard-to-reach students.
  • How to put an end to power struggles & confrontation.
  • How to have students follow your instructions … with no need to repeat yourself.
  • The crucial importance of consistency (and how to achieve it).
  • Quick and easy ways to raise engagement and enjoyment in your lessons.
  • The ‘Clean Slate’ – a step-by-step method you can use to ‘start over’ with that particularly difficult group of students who won’t do anything you say.

Take Control of the Noisy Class provides hundreds of practical ideas and interventions to end your classroom management struggles & create a thoroughly enjoyable lesson climate for all concerned.

About the Author

Rob Plevin worked as a science teacher in a mainstream comprehensive school before moving into special education and eventually becoming deputy head teacher at a pupil referral unit (PRU) in Gateshead. Having developed a behaviour management system based primarily on building positive connections with students and meeting their individual needs, he now runs training courses for teachers, lecturers, parents and care workers on needs-focused teaching, behaviour management, student motivation and mindfulness. His live workshops are frequently described as ‘unforgettable’ and his materials are used in thousands of schools worldwide. His ‘Noisy Class’ video is the highest ranking video on YouTube for the search term ‘classroom management’. –This text refers to an out-of-print or unavailable edition of this title.

Author website: Needs Focused Teaching

Purchase on Amazon: Take Control of the Noisy Class

Publisher: Life Raft Media; 2nd edition
Published: 24 January 2019

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