Susan Bentham, Senior Lecturer in Education, has provided an accessible text for teaching assistants who wish to help students most effectively in the classroom.
This book builds on the success of a best selling previous edition. It provides informative, yet down-to-earth commentary with clear examples of how this knowledge can be applied in everyday practice.
The book addresses issues including how to:
- support learning
- identify and cater for different learning styles
- teach children with additional needs
- manage behaviour to support learning and
- help children with their self-esteem and independence
This new edition includes references to up-to-date research in child development and psychology about personalised learning, creativity, motivation, friendship skills, moral development and neuroscience.
It contains case studies, self-assessment questions and examples of how to apply theory to every day practice in the classroom.