Innovations in Educational Psychology

This book serves as a comprehensive review of the current state-of-the-art in educational psychology and applied cognitive science. The chapter authors, who are all leading researchers in this field, provide reviews of contemporary discoveries related to educational research that are both novel and forward-thinking. The book contains the cutting edge literature on genetics and neuroscience, […]

The New Teacher’s Companion: Practical Wisdom for Succeeding in the Classroom

Research confirms that the teacher makes the greatest difference in the learning success of students, so it’s important that new teachers get off to a strong start. With help from veteran teacher and mentor Gini Cunningham, inexperienced teachers can better understand and successfully tackle the many daily challenges they will face in the classroom: Setting […]

An Introduction to Vygotsky

The innovative theories of Lev Vygotsky on thought and speech have become increasingly popular over the last decade. An Introduction to Vygotsky provides students with an accessible overview of his work by combining reprints of key journal and text articles with editorial commentary and suggested further reading. Students will find this a useful single source […]

Improving Human Learning in the Classroom: Theories and Teaching Practices

Improving Human Learning in the Classroom provides a functional and realistic approach to facilitate learning through a demonstration of commonalities between the various theories of learning. Designed to assist educators in eliciting students’ prior knowledge, providing feedback, transfer of knowledge, and promoting self-assessment, Taylor and MacKenney provide proven strategies for infusing various learning theories into […]

Cultural Creativity in the Early English Renaissance

This book is about the ways that ordinary people in town and country creatively define themselves, their families and their social networks. It explores inheritance strategies, personal possessions, attitudes to commemoration after death, the daily fashioning of identity and the interactions between imagination and daily life. Sofyan YA Traveler. The ultimate experience. welizon.com

Teacher Well-Being: Looking After Yourself and Your Career in the Classroom

All teachers experience negative stress in the workplace whether it is due to pressures of the job whilst at school or the perpetual need to take work home. In this informative book, Elizabeth Holmes provides practical advice and solutions to enable teachers to experience less negative stress in their lives and understand the links between […]

Children’s Literature in the Classroom Engaging Lifelong Readers

Many reading programs today overlook an essential component of literacy instruction—helping children develop an enduring love of reading. This authoritative and accessible guide provides a wealth of ideas for incorporating high-quality children’s books of all kinds into K–6 classrooms. Numerous practical strategies are presented for engaging students with picturebooks, fiction, nonfiction, and nontraditional texts. Lively […]

Motivation, Emotion, and Cognition

The central argument of this book is that cognition is not the whole story in understanding intellectual functioning and development. To account for inter-individual, intra-individual, and developmental variability in actual intellectual performance, it is necessary to treat cognition, emotion, and motivation as inextricably related. Motivation, Emotion, and Cognition: Integrative Perspectives on Intellectual Functioning and Development: […]

‘Whole-Brain’ Behaviour Management in the Classroom

Representing a brave and insightful shift away from narrow perspectives on behaviour management, this book draws practitioners towards a more holistic understanding of ourselves and how we impact on children’s learning and behaviour. The authors’ brilliant new conceptual model of ‘whole-brain’ behaviour management challenges existing theories about the management of children’s behavioural issues. Their pioneering […]