Psychology Applied to Teaching
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This book has received wide acclaim for its practical and reader-friendly approach to educational psychology, which demonstrates how complex psychological theories apply to the everyday experiences of in-service teachers. Coverage of educational psychology is framed so that aspiring or developing teachers can see themselves as professionals who continuously seek, find, and test better ways to help their students succeed. PSYCHOLOGY APPLIED TO TEACHING, 14th Edition, combines fresh concepts and contemporary research with long-standing theory and applications to create a book that addresses the needs of today's teachers and students. This edition also features integration of InTASC Standards, new Learning Objectives correlated with chapter headings and summaries, new Guides to Reading and Studying, new first-person accounts (Improving Practice through Inquiry: One Teacher's Story), and more.
ﬁfthgrade students in Italy and Greece. Each group of students wrote the beginning of a fairy tale that contained a moral issue and posted it to a website. The ﬁfth graders from the other country downloaded the partially written story, discussed it in class, wrote an ending, and then posted the completed story to the website. The group that started the story then downloaded it, discussed it among themselves, wrote a ﬁnal draft, and posted a summary of their discussion on the website. The comments
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chapter are intended to stimulate constructivist thinking, as is the manner in which we encourage you to set up and use your journal for reﬂective thinking and teaching.) Stages of Cognitive Development Organization and adaptation are what Piaget called invariant functions. This means that these thought processes function the same way for infants, children, adolescents, and adults. Schemes, however, are not invariant. They undergo systematic change at particular points in time. As a result,
fourand ﬁve-year-olds more accurately judge their capabilities 2. Kindergartners are quite skillful with language. Most of them like to talk, especially in front of a group. Providing a sharing time gives children a natural opportunity for talking, but many will need help in becoming good listeners. Some sort of rotation scheme is usually necessary to divide talking opportunities between the gabby and the silent extremes. You might provide activities or experiences for less conﬁdent children to
and minor physical aggression will likely have only temporary effects on students, you should keep an eye out for students who are frequent targets of insults, threats, physical aggression, and exclusion from the peer group. Research has shown that third and fourth graders who were frequently victimized by classmates had lower scores on standardized achievement tests, lower grades, and higher levels of depression than their nonvictimized peers both at the time the incidents occurred and a year