Teaching and Learning: Lessons from Psychology
December 2004, Wiley-Blackwell
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Drawing on educational and psychological research and adhering closely to QTS standards, trainee teachers will find this easy-to-read book an invaluable guide to child psychology and the psychology of teaching.
- a realistic and in-depth account of different kinds of learning;
- summarises reliable knowledge about how teaching can aid learning in schools;
- addresses issues of interest to all teachers – including the repertoire of teaching, the main phases of learning, the classroom environment, keeping order, and lesson planning – in a practical and accessible manner;
- also covers more complex topics such as intelligence, special educational needs, bullying, child abuse, gender, ethnicity, teacher expectations and assessment;
- gives examples of practice across all four key stages and different school subjects;
- would form a suitable part of the government-led continuing professional development project: Excellence and Enjoyment - A Strategy for Primary Schools.