The Confident Teacher: Developing successful habits of mind, body and pedagogy

The Confident Teacher: Developing successful habits of mind, body and pedagogy

By: Alex Quigley (author)Paperback

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The Confident Teacher offers a practical, step-by-step guide to developing the habits, characteristics and pedagogy that will enable you to do the best job possible. It unveils the tacit knowledge of great teachers and combines it with respected research and popular psychology. Covering topics such as organisation, using your body language effectively, combatting stress, managing student behaviour, questioning and feedback, and developing confident students, it shows how you can build the confidence and skill to flourish in the classroom. This book will be an essential resource for all qualified and trainee teachers wanting to reach their full potential in this challenging but rewarding profession.

About Author

Alex Quigley is Director of Teaching and Learning at Huntington School, UK.


1. Introduction Section 1: The Confident Mind 2. How Much Confidence is Enough? 3. Developing Self-confidence 4. The Pursuit of Expertise Chapter 5: The Productive Teacher Section 2: Our Confident Body 6. Our Confident Body - Introduction 7. Combatting stress 8. The Performance of Teaching 9. Managing Student Behaviour Section 3: Confident Pedagogy 10. Confident Pedagogy - Introduction 11. Exemplary Explanations 12. Confident Questioning and Feedback 13. Successful Modelling and Metacognition 14. Memory for Learning Section 4: Confident Learners 15. Confident Learners

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781138832343
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 292
  • ID: 9781138832343
  • weight: 442
  • ISBN10: 1138832340

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