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Using a new research approach reveals a good way of getting better self control of the different types of moment-to-moment decisions every teacher makes in the classroom.
Many of our teaching techniques are based on behaviourist experiments of years ago. But behaviour analysis has moved on and discovered that most of what we do is governed by rules we pick up, not experiences we have. A review of what these researchers have discovered.
Using outstanding teachers of primary school composite classes researchers have developed a series of maxims which could be useful for other teachers.
Teaching is one of the professions where dissatisfaction with various aspects of preparation for the profession as well as the on-going professional practice has stimulated a range of changes and innovations.