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Psychological Services for Primary Schools By Edited by Geoff Lindsay

Psychological Services for Primary Schools
by Edited by Geoff Lindsay

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A collection of papers reflecting the new relationship that is developing between schools and psychological services. The essays included describe a range of innovative work currently in progress in schools.
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Psychological Services for Primary Schools by Edited by Geoff Lindsay

This book focuses on a series of initiatives which aim to provide a better schooling for primary aged children. Most of the chapters are concerned with projects which have been undertaken collaboratively by educational psychologists and teachers, mainly at the level of the class, with some at school or local education authortity level. There is also discussion of broader issues to place such developments in context. This book explores the new collaborative relationship between schools and the psychological services in response to the Education Reform Act 1988, the Elton Report and the National Curriculum and it brings together examples of good practice for primary schools to adopt. It is written by experienced educational psychologists actively engaged in collaborative work with teachers.

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Table of Contents


Part 1 Assesment and the National Curriculum: National Curriculum assessment and primary records of achievement and experience-tensions and resolution; putting assessment to the test; developing bilingual assessment tasks; behavioural approaches to teaching children with learning difficulties; parents and teachers working together on the assessment of children's progress. Part 2 Children with emotional and behavioural difficulties in primary schools: teacher strategies for improving children's classroom behaviour; whole school approaches to reducing problem behaviour; children can be so cruel - helping the rejected child; dealing with the suspicion of child sexual abuse. Part 3 The school as a community: group work in the primary school; mind the steps! the primary school and children in second families; problem solving with a whole staff in order to improve school ethos - the introduction of Mr Walk; assessing and improving classroom learning environment. Part 4 Applying psychology in the primary school: the contribution of psychology; the educational psychologist in the new era.

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GOR001741830
Psychological Services for Primary Schools by Edited by Geoff Lindsay
Edited by Geoff Lindsay
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pearson Education Limited
1991-12-16
240
0582086981
9780582086982
N/A
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