Professional Development for Quality Teaching


Body Language when Establishing Relationships

Published: Jul 2020
3 mins


The effect of body language or non-verbal communication on establishing and reinforcing relationships as a lesson gets underway is demonstrated.

Body language expert Chris Caswell, from Myton School in Warwick, observes and reviews a history lesson.

He highlights how the teacher uses space around the classroom to focus attention and demonstrate status, while different hand gestures and body postures encourage participation.

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