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Teaching assistants need to have a particular understanding of how children’s minds work and this book provides it. It outlines the psychology of human development, the psychology of learning and the psychology of institutions and groups, emphasizing multiple perspectives and contextualizing the information in the current debates and practices of special education and inclusion.
In the sections on development and learning, particular attention is devoted to
the emotional impact of loss, including discovering disability in a child
the psychological effects of abuse
learning empowerment through independence
The section on institutions and groups looks particularly at
processes in groups
violence, aggression and bullying
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Christopher Arnold worked extensively as a teacher before becoming a Senior Practitioner Educational Psychologist. He trains teaching assistants.Review:
"...a must for all teaching assistants: it is not very often our professionalism and enthusiasm is recognised outside the classroom or school....anyone working with children will find this book a useful addition to their library. British Journal of Special Education I would recommend this very timely book for al resource collections in special needs departments in all schools. Journal of Education for Teaching"
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