Using Psychology in the Classroom
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.
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1 Introducing Psychology in the Classroom
2 An Overview of Child and Adolescent Psychological Development
3 The Self Selfesteem and Selfesteem Enhancement through Educational Practice
4 Intelligence Learning Styles and Educational Attainment
5 Positive Discipline Conflict Resolution and Cooperative Learning in Schools
6 Thinking about Special Educational Needs
7 Preventing and Countering Bullying Behaviour and Cyberbullying in Schools
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