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Understanding school transition : what happens to children and how to help them

Author: Jennifer Symonds
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"School transition is a life-changing event for children - they are rarely faced with such a powerful set of personal and social changes. These underpin the immediate and longer-term wellbeing of children, peer groups, teachers and schools. Understanding School Transition provides a comprehensive, international review of this important area, complete with practical advice on what practitioners can do to support  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Symonds
ISBN: 9780415676632 0415676630 9780415676649 0415676649
OCLC Number: 900277165
Description: xiii, 216 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foundational knowledge --
School transition as a status passage --
Psychological wellbeing what happens to children? --
Stress and anxiety --
Hopes, fears and myths --
Parents --
Teachers --
Peers --
Identity and self-esteem --
Motivation, engagement and achievement --
Vulnerable children how to help them --
Interventions fro wellbeing --
Research and evaluation --
School transition leadership.
Responsibility: Jennifer Symonds.

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"School transition is a life-changing event for children - they are rarely faced with such a powerful set of personal and social changes. These underpin the immediate and longer-term wellbeing of children, peer groups, teachers and schools. Understanding School Transition provides a comprehensive, international review of this important area, complete with practical advice on what practitioners can do to support children's wellbeing, motivation and achievement."

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