Teacher thinking and professional skills

Some of the very best summaries on effective teaching skills are:

For helpful advice applying psychological knowledge on a wide range of issues in classroom relationships and management including professional social skills and classroom rules, routines and rituals see:

Rogers provides excellent guidance in developing professional skills.

It is crucial to hold on to management issues in the context of broader educational objectives and with awareness of the overall effect on a classroom.  On this, with a useful scale for analysing the ‘working atmosphere’, see:

For further discussions and practical strategies for combating the low self-esteem and stress suffered by many teachers see: