The first book in the Classroom Insights from Educational Psychology series, this resource gives teachers of children in Pre-school to Key Stage 2 and those training to be teachers access to current advances in research, theory, and practices related to child development. The book provides information related to shifts in the areas of cognitive, language, and social-emotional development; best instructional practices' and student-teacher and teacher-family relationships. It also provides practical suggestions and tools for teachers and administrators to support children's learning.
The Classroom Insights from Educational Psychology series helps bridge the gap between educational psychology theory and classroom practice.
About the Authors
Preface to the Classroom Insights from Educational Psychology Series
1. Developmental Perspectives and Educational Practice: Viewing Children and Teachers in the Big Picture
2. Early School Adjustment: Fostering Adjustment and Self-Regulation
3. The Primacy of Relationships in the Early School Years: Fostering Relationships
4. Developmentally Appropriate Classroom Practices: Fostering Learning in the Classroom
5. Learning in Digital and Natural Environments: Connecting Learning Out of the Classroom
Conclusion: Guiding Children on Positive Developmental Pathways Through School