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Psychology for Teachers

Second Edition


March 2018 | 576 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Psychology for Teachers explains how psychology can be intelligently applied to the classroom to meet the needs of different learners. It encourages teachers to review their own practice to develop a personal teaching style, supported by research findings and an awareness of the factors underpinning high-quality teaching.

Focusing on how an understanding of psychological theory can support effective teaching and learning this book contains case studies and tasks to make sure that trainees really understand how theory can be meaningfully applied in the classroom.

This new edition now comes with 3 brand new sections:
- Mental health, wellbeing & resilience
- Psychological skills
- Evidence-based teaching

This book is relevant for anyone undertaking an Education Studies degree or doing Primary or Secondary teacher training - particularly for the professional studies teaching topics.

 
Part 1: Psychological Perspectives on Education
 
Classical Approaches to Psychology
 
Developing Approaches to Psychology
 
The Effective Teacher
 
The Philosophy and Psychology of Professional Practice
 
Part 2: The Individual Learner
 
Neurological and Physical Development
 
Perceptual and Cognitive Development
 
Social, Emotional Development and Personality
 
Part 3: Meeting the Needs of the Learner
 
Understanding the Self
 
Understanding Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
 
Motivation
 
Integrating Psychology in the Classroom
 
Part 4: Mental Health & Wellbeing and Resilience
 
Mental Health & Well-being
 
Coaching Psychology and Developing Resilience
 
Part 5: Psychological Skills Training
 
Goal Setting
 
Mental Imagery
 
Self-Talk and Cognitive Restructuring
 
Relaxation
 
Part 6: Evidence-based Teaching
 
Doing Research
 
Analysing data
 
Part 7: Classroom Practice
 
The Learning Environment
 
The ‘Ideal’ Teacher
 
Bringing it All Together

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