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Anger Management

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Valerie Vassell and Jackie Roberts are teaching assistants (TAs) who want to learn techniques to help them manage their pupils' anger. They work one-to-one with learning mentor Sarah Harris. Together they examine strategies that can be adapted for TAs to use in large-group situations.

Three areas of anger management are discussed - recognising physical symptoms, establishing boundaries and developing coping strategies.

Sarah works with an individual pupil, focussing on the physical aspects of anger. Valerie and Jackie next work with a small group of pupils to recognise their anger and draw out their feelings.

The TAs next watch Sarah working with a boy on establishing rules to govern anger. Valerie and Jackie then discuss the rules they would like him to follow.

Finally, Sarah coaches a boy on strategies for being angry without breaking the rules. Valerie and Jackie's group use roleplay to investigate potentially troublesome situations and discuss appropriate responses.

This programme explores:

  • Using learning mentors to manage pupil anger
  • Implementing a collaborative process between pupils and teaching staff to draw behaviour boundaries

Part of the series: Primary TAs

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