Teachers’ Experience of the PAX Good Behavior Game

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Noel speaks with BREDA TOMKINS, a teacher from St. Joseph’s National School, Bonnybrook & CLAIR MCNICHOLAS, a teacher from Scoil Ide, Kilmore West about their experiences of the PAX Good Behavior Game in the classroom.

They talk about their backgrounds in teaching, their first impressions of the game, their training on the programme, the details of the game itself, the positivity that the children get from it, the advantages and benefits it gives them as teachers and how easy it was to implement it to their curriculums.

They also talk about the positive effects it had on countries like USA, how they may have to adapt the games depending on the age of the children, the simplicity and physical release of the games, their mentoring responsibilities as they pass on training in the programme and what surprised them about the children’s reactions to the games.

They also talk about their hopes for the programme to be continued and the funding for the programme.

Duration: 19'06" DATE: October 9, 2015
Interviewer:Noel McGuinness
Producer:Zandra Ball
Interviewee:Breda Tomkins, Clair McNicholas
Themes:Irish Life & Culture, Local Current Affairs
Keywords:PAX Good Behavior Game, Teachers' Experience, Children's Behavior, Teaching, Funding, Teaching Programme
LocationDublin Time Period:2015
Type:Sound Language:English
Creator:Near FM Publisher:Near FM
Identifier:NEARFM_20151009_NST_001
Rights:Creative Commons License
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