Every child is an individual whose knowledge and understanding needs to be developed in ways that help them succeed. How do you manage this alongside the realities of the curriculum? How do you achieve this for a full classroom of expectant learners? Psychology for Teachers explains how psychology can be intelligently applied to the classroom to meet the needs of different learners. It encourages you to review your 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 you really understand how theory can be meaningfully applied in the classroom. Additional online materials The book is supported by a companion website including resources such as free journal articles, additional activities and links to relevant information. Scott Buckler is a Senior Lecturer and Paul Castle is a Chartered Psychologist, Health Care Professions Council-registered and Senior Lecturer. Both are based at the University of Worcester
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This is a “must read book” as it offers a comprehensive guide to psychological issues that concern educationalists. It should be owned by all students that aim to be teachers as well as by all working in education. All chapters cover a range of topics related to psychology and education in an accessible appealing and attention grabbing way to help the reader gain an in depth understanding of psychological perspectives and theories .
Dr. Ioanna Palaiologou, Lecturer and Researcher in Education at the University of Hull, and a Chartered Psychologist of the British Psychological Society