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Psychology for Teachers

Third Edition
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May 2021 | 552 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

How can ideas and concepts from psychology be applied smartly to the classroom to meet the needs of different learners? Supported by research and an awareness of the factors underpinning high-quality teaching, this book encourages teachers, and those training to teach, to examine their own methods in order to develop as confident, evidence-informed professionals.

This third edition includes:

·         A new chapter on the psychology of elearning

·         A new discussion of applied cognitive theories in the classroom

·         The use of internationally friendly terminology throughout the book

·         Some streamlining of content to offer a more cohesive reading experience


 
Part 1: Psychological perspectives on education
 
Chapter 1: Classical Learning Approaches within Psychology
 
Chapter 2: Contemporary Learning Approaches within Psychology
 
Chapter 3: The Effective Teacher
 
Chapter 4: The Philosophy and Psychology of Professional Practice
 
Part 2: The individual learner
 
Chapter 5: Neurological and Physical Development
 
Chapter 6: Perceptual and Cognitive Development
 
Chapter 7: Social, Emotional Development and Personality
 
Part 3: Meeting the needs of the learner
 
Chapter 8: Understanding the Self
 
Chapter 9: Understanding Special Educational Needs, Disabilities and Inclusion (SENDI)
 
Chapter 10: Motivation
 
Chapter 11: Integrating Psychology in the Classroom
 
Part 4: Mental health, wellbeing and resilience
 
Chapter 12: Mental Wellbeing
 
Chapter 13: Coaching Psychology and Developing Resilience
 
Part 5: Psychological skills training
 
Chapter 14: Goal-Setting
 
Chapter 15: Mental Imagery
 
Chapter 16: Self-Talk and Cognitive Restructuring
 
Chapter 17: Relaxation
 
Part 6: Evidence-based teaching
 
Chapter 18: Reading, Reasoning and Researching Education
 
Part 7: Classroom practice
 
Chapter 19: The Learning Environment
 
Chapter 20: Elearning: The New Frontier in Education
 
Chapter 21: The ‘Ideal’ Teacher
 
Chapter 22: Reflective Position: Integrating the Strands of this Book

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