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How children learn : from Montessori to Vygotsky - educational theories and approaches made easy

Author: Linda Pound
Publisher: Leamington Spa : Step Forward Pub., ©2005.
Series: Practical pre-school.
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"How do children learn - and why do we teach them the way we do? Educational theorists and psychologists have researched the subject for more than 200 years. Their theories still influence the way we teach today. This book summarises the findings and ideas of some of them - famous names such as Montessori and Piaget as well as lesser-known ones such as Dewey and Donaldson. It looks at the theory behind different  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Pound
ISBN: 1904575099 9781904575092
OCLC Number: 62679350
Notes: Cover title.
Description: 80 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
John Comenius --
Jean-Jacques Rousseau --
Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi --
Robert Owen --
Friedrich Froebel --
Sigmund Freud and psychoanalytic theories --
John Dewey --
Margaret McMillan --
Rudolf Steiner and Waldorf-Steiner education --
Maria Montessori and the Montessori method --
Susan Isaacs --
Jean Piaget --
Lev Vygotsky --
Burrhus Skinner and behaviourism --
John Bowlby and attachment theory --
Jerome Bruner --
Christ Athey and schema theory --
Loris Malaguzzi and early education in Reggio Emilia --
Paulo Freire --
High/Scope --
Margaret Donaldson --
Howard Gardner and multiple intelligence theory --
Te Whariki : the New Zealand early years curriculum --
Forest schools --
Learning through play --
Research in to brain development --
Emotional intelligence.
Series Title: Practical pre-school.
Responsibility: Linda Pound.

Abstract:

"How do children learn - and why do we teach them the way we do? Educational theorists and psychologists have researched the subject for more than 200 years. Their theories still influence the way we teach today. This book summarises the findings and ideas of some of them - famous names such as Montessori and Piaget as well as lesser-known ones such as Dewey and Donaldson. It looks at the theory behind different approaches to early years education - High/Scope. Steiner, the Italian pre-schools of Reggio Emilia and the early years curriculum in New Zealand." -- Back cover.
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