Supporting teachers to manage behaviour
Teachers need help supporting students to explore and address anger and aggression. It’s one of the most important supports that schools can put in place. Teachers need a multipronged approach to set behavioural expectations that help build safe environments at school and within peer groups.
Equips teachers with a tool to teach emotional regulation in social contexts, and establish behavioural expectations around aggression.
Helps schools fulfil curriculum requirements for wellbeing and personal development, and school behavioural management strategies.
Anger has its place. It’s an entirely natural emotion. But what our teens do with it—and do in the face of it—truly matters.
We have a fundamental role to help teens and young adults understand, manage, and respond wisely to anger and aggression. This eLesson on Managing Anger is one of the most critical in a young person’s wellbeing toolkit.
I was so angry I could’ve punched him. But I didn’t. I walked away.”
About this eLesson
The types of anger and aggression experienced by males and females
Strategies to prevent emotions turning to violence
Understanding what anger feels like and the triggers
Managing anger with removal, distraction, getting help, and helping friends who get aggressive
Pat’s Story: a powerful glimpse into the reality of violence for young people
Students will consider the emotion of anger: its triggers and impact
Develop personal strategies
Students will develop their individual response to anger
Reflect on emotional responses to challenging situations
Students will have understanding that anger and aggression can take lives
Scenarios and embedded activities where students assess their own anger triggers and self-assess likelihood of anger turning to aggression
Teaching students the facts
Videos and stories
Providing the real-world context
Generate invaluable classroom discussion, reflection and action. Bring groups together to reflect and formulate their own strategies
|Lesson length||25 – 30 minutes|
|Year level suitability||Years 9 – 12. Can be decided by teachers after viewing content|
|Flexible usage||Use for an unlimited number of students, across all year levels, for 12 months from the date of purchase|
|Can be embedded in schools’ Wellbeing curriculum delivery||Covers key personal and social capability topics. Check your state’s curriculum for specific alignment|
eLearning delivery to suit your school’s needs
Developed to suit different schools’ needs, this eLesson:
Fits into a standard teaching period with ample discussion time afterwards. Expected completion time for this eLesson is 15-20 minutes.
Accessible at any time, allowing for in-class or at-home completion
Teachers can monitor and report on participation and engagement
Best done on individual devices with headphones, so students can independently complete the self-assessment and reflection slides
Managing Anger is just one piece of the puzzle
Take your students through the Be Wise Violence Prevention journey. Equip your students with a full Be Wise skillset.
Lesson 1: Consequences of Violence
Lesson 2: End the Coward Punch
Lesson 4: Risk Awareness and Avoidance