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Using psychology in the classroom

Author: Stephen James Minton
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 2012.
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Psychology can be applied to understanding a range of current issues and topics in teaching and educational practice. Starting with the question, 'what is psychology?', and a topical overview of child and adolescent development, Stephen James Minton moves on to discuss seven areas of contemporary concern in education, showing how psychological approaches can help teachers in key areas of practice. Areas covered  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen James Minton
ISBN: 9781446258521 1446258521 144620166X 9781446201664
OCLC Number: 797814899
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 173 pages :) : illustrations
Contents: What is Psychology?The Self, Self-Esteem and Self-Esteem Enhancement through Educational PracticePreventing and Countering Bullying Behaviour and Cyber-Bullying in School CommunitiesIntelligence, Learning Styles and Educational AttainmentPositive Teaching, Co-Operative Learning and Assertive Discipline in SchoolsSpecial Educational NeedsDealing with Prejudice: Racism, Homophobia and Alterophobia in Schools Educational Assessment and Curriculum DevelopmentStress and Stress Management for Teachers and EducatorsConclusions
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