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See below for a selection of the latest books from Educational psychology category. Presented with a red border are the Educational psychology books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Educational psychology books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

The Wisdom of the Body What Embodied Cognition Can Teach us about Learning, Human Development, and Ourselves

The Wisdom of the Body What Embodied Cognition Can Teach us about Learning, Human Development, and Ourselves

Author: Erik Shonstrom Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/04/2020

Combing cutting edge science and educational philosophy, The Wisdom of the Body offers practical, effective advice for anyone interested in how humans learn and think. With compelling arguments in favor of an embodied approach to school, Shonstrom illuminates the power of learning through physical, sensory experiences, and challenges traditional approaches in education by offering dynamic, ground-breaking examples of how an embodied pedagogy could revolutionize learning.

The Wisdom of the Body What Embodied Cognition Can Teach us about Learning, Human Development, and Ourselves

The Wisdom of the Body What Embodied Cognition Can Teach us about Learning, Human Development, and Ourselves

Author: Erik Shonstrom Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/04/2020

Combing cutting edge science and educational philosophy, The Wisdom of the Body offers practical, effective advice for anyone interested in how humans learn and think. With compelling arguments in favor of an embodied approach to school, Shonstrom illuminates the power of learning through physical, sensory experiences, and challenges traditional approaches in education by offering dynamic, ground-breaking examples of how an embodied pedagogy could revolutionize learning.

Teachers' Goals, Beliefs, Emotions, and Identity Development Investigating Complexities in the Profession

Teachers' Goals, Beliefs, Emotions, and Identity Development Investigating Complexities in the Profession

Author: Paul A. (University of Texas at San Antonio) Schutz, Ji Hong, Dionne Cross Francis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/04/2020

Teachers' Goals, Beliefs, Emotions, and Identity Development discusses the nonlinear, multifaceted processes of teacher development by foregrounding constructs related to wellbeing and professional standards. Teachers lead full, complex lives that are set in both immediate and social-historical realities that significantly shape their ongoing successes and challenges. Informed by a range of psychological and educational theories and perspectives and meaningfully situated in contemporary perspectives of teacher wellbeing, this book offers comprehensive and holistic approaches to the processes and contexts of teacher development. The authors' research and implications for practice will be useful for pre-service and in-service teachers, teacher educators, classroom researchers, school administrators, and policymakers.

Teachers' Goals, Beliefs, Emotions, and Identity Development Investigating Complexities in the Profession

Teachers' Goals, Beliefs, Emotions, and Identity Development Investigating Complexities in the Profession

Teachers' Goals, Beliefs, Emotions, and Identity Development discusses the nonlinear, multifaceted processes of teacher development by foregrounding constructs related to wellbeing and professional standards. Teachers lead full, complex lives that are set in both immediate and social-historical realities that significantly shape their ongoing successes and challenges. Informed by a range of psychological and educational theories and perspectives and meaningfully situated in contemporary perspectives of teacher wellbeing, this book offers comprehensive and holistic approaches to the processes and contexts of teacher development. The authors' research and implications for practice will be useful for pre-service and in-service teachers, teacher educators, classroom researchers, school administrators, and policymakers.

Improving School Climate Practical Strategies to Reduce Behavior Problems and Promote Social and Emotional Learning

Improving School Climate Practical Strategies to Reduce Behavior Problems and Promote Social and Emotional Learning

Author: George G. Bear Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/03/2020

Improving School Climate provides evidence-based and practical strategies for cultivating a healthy school environment, while also avoiding behavior problems. The book is packed with strategies centered on key components and conditions for a positive school climate, such as positive teacher-student relationships, positive student-student relationships (including absence of bullying), supportive home-school relationships, student engagement, effective classroom management and school discipline, school safety, and student self-discipline. This text is an important inclusion for educators and school psychologists who prefer a structured, evidence-based and practical approach for improving school climate, while also promoting students' academic achievement, preventing behavior problems, and fostering students' social and emotional competencies.

Improving School Climate Practical Strategies to Reduce Behavior Problems and Promote Social and Emotional Learning

Improving School Climate Practical Strategies to Reduce Behavior Problems and Promote Social and Emotional Learning

Author: George G. Bear Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/03/2020

Improving School Climate provides evidence-based and practical strategies for cultivating a healthy school environment, while also avoiding behavior problems. The book is packed with strategies centered on key components and conditions for a positive school climate, such as positive teacher-student relationships, positive student-student relationships (including absence of bullying), supportive home-school relationships, student engagement, effective classroom management and school discipline, school safety, and student self-discipline. This text is an important inclusion for educators and school psychologists who prefer a structured, evidence-based and practical approach for improving school climate, while also promoting students' academic achievement, preventing behavior problems, and fostering students' social and emotional competencies.

Teaching to Every Kid's Potential Simple Neuroscience Lessons to Liberate Learners

Teaching to Every Kid's Potential Simple Neuroscience Lessons to Liberate Learners

Author: Layne, MED, PhD Kalbfleisch Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/03/2020

When students repeatedly lose track of directions or take a long time to solve problems, it's easy for teachers to see the distracted or off-task behaviour, but not always to see the root of the problem. And often the same child who has an underdeveloped skill may have an opposing but hidden strength: a slow processor of information may also be a deep thinker. Teaching to Every Kid's Potential is an invitation to teachers to improve the learning in their classrooms, one student at a time, using practical, evidence- based strategies. Focusing on five big ideas from neuroscience, the author shows how to apply them to build on the strengths of students. Each chapter unpacks the science to show how gifts and talents can arise to compensate for neural processing issues; and shows how to make small but powerful adjustments to classroom practice so that kids' gifts can emerge.

Handbook of Learning from Multiple Representations and Perspectives

Handbook of Learning from Multiple Representations and Perspectives

Author: Peggy Van Meter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/03/2020

In and out of formal schooling, online and off, today's learners must consume and integrate a level of information that is exponentially larger and delivered through a wider range of formats and viewpoints than ever before. Handbook of Learning from Multiple Representations and Perspectives provides a path for understanding the cognitive, motivational, and socioemotional processes and skills necessary for learners across educational contexts to make sense of and utilize information sourced from varying inputs. Uniting research and theory from education, psychology, literacy, library sciences, media and technology, and more, this forward-thinking volume explores the common concerns, shared challenges, and thematic patterns in our capacity to make meaning in an information-rich society.

Handbook of Learning from Multiple Representations and Perspectives

Handbook of Learning from Multiple Representations and Perspectives

Author: Peggy Van Meter Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/03/2020

In and out of formal schooling, online and off, today's learners must consume and integrate a level of information that is exponentially larger and delivered through a wider range of formats and viewpoints than ever before. Handbook of Learning from Multiple Representations and Perspectives provides a path for understanding the cognitive, motivational, and socioemotional processes and skills necessary for learners across educational contexts to make sense of and utilize information sourced from varying inputs. Uniting research and theory from education, psychology, literacy, library sciences, media and technology, and more, this forward-thinking volume explores the common concerns, shared challenges, and thematic patterns in our capacity to make meaning in an information-rich society.

Handbook of Educational Psychology and Students with Special Needs

Handbook of Educational Psychology and Students with Special Needs

Author: Andrew J Martin Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/03/2020

Handbook of Educational Psychology and Students with Special Needs provides educational and psychological stakeholders with critical domain-specific expertise on the factors and processes relevant to learning for students with special needs. This includes students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, other executive function difficulties, behavior and emotional disorders, autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disabilities, learning disabilities, dyslexia, language and communication difficulties, physical and sensory disabilities, and more. With the bulk of educational psychology focused on mainstream or typically developing learners, relatively little educational psychology theory, research, measurement, or practice has attended to students with special needs. The factors and processes studied within this discipline-motivation and engagement, cognition and neuroscience, social-emotional development, instruction, home and school environments, and more-are relevant to all learners, including those at risk or disabled. Integrating guidance from the DSM-5 by the American Psychiatric Association and the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) by the World Health Organization, this book synthesizes and builds on existing interdisciplinary research to establish a broad case for effective psycho-educational theory, research, and practice that address learners with special needs. Twenty-seven chapters by experts in the field are structured into three parts on diverse special needs categories, perspectives from major educational psychology theories, and constructs relevant to special needs learning, development, and knowledge building.

Handbook of Educational Psychology and Students with Special Needs

Handbook of Educational Psychology and Students with Special Needs

Author: Andrew J Martin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/03/2020

Handbook of Educational Psychology and Students with Special Needs provides educational and psychological stakeholders with critical domain-specific expertise on the factors and processes relevant to learning for students with special needs. This includes students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, other executive function difficulties, behavior and emotional disorders, autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disabilities, learning disabilities, dyslexia, language and communication difficulties, physical and sensory disabilities, and more. With the bulk of educational psychology focused on mainstream or typically developing learners, relatively little educational psychology theory, research, measurement, or practice has attended to students with special needs. The factors and processes studied within this discipline-motivation and engagement, cognition and neuroscience, social-emotional development, instruction, home and school environments, and more-are relevant to all learners, including those at risk or disabled. Integrating guidance from the DSM-5 by the American Psychiatric Association and the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) by the World Health Organization, this book synthesizes and builds on existing interdisciplinary research to establish a broad case for effective psycho-educational theory, research, and practice that address learners with special needs. Twenty-seven chapters by experts in the field are structured into three parts on diverse special needs categories, perspectives from major educational psychology theories, and constructs relevant to special needs learning, development, and knowledge building.

Automated Evaluation of Text and Discourse with Coh-Metrix

Automated Evaluation of Text and Discourse with Coh-Metrix

Author: Danielle S. McNamara, Arthur C. Graesser, Philip M. McCarthy, Zhiqiang Cai Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/03/2020

Coh-Metrix is among the broadest and most sophisticated automated textual assessment tools available today. Automated Evaluation of Text and Discourse with Coh-Metrix describes this computational tool, as well as the wide range of language and discourse measures it provides. Part I of the book focuses on the theoretical perspectives that led to the development of Coh-Metrix, its measures, and empirical work that has been conducted using this approach. Part II shifts to the practical arena, describing how to use Coh-Metrix and how to analyze, interpret, and describe results. Coh-Metrix opens the door to a new paradigm of research that coordinates studies of language, corpus analysis, computational linguistics, education, and cognitive science. This tool empowers anyone with an interest in text to pursue a wide array of previously unanswerable research questions.