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Supporting Children's Learning

Supporting Children's Learning

Lyn Overall


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Are you looking for a book that explains how children learn and how to best support children in that learning? Covering major themes, this book offers: o an introduction to the main theories of learning and development, from birth to primary. o a chapter on brain development. o an introduction to what motivates learners to learn, and how much learners understand about how learning takes place. o a glossary of key terms. o case studies, research summaries, tasks for reflection, chapter summaries and advice on further reading. This book will be essential reading for teaching assistants studying for Foundation Degrees, or for the Higher Level Teaching Assistant qualification. Students on any course looking at how children learn (such as early childhood and teacher training courses) will likewise find this book covers key themes.

Table of Contents

Section Title Page Action Price
Preface Deborah Eade
1. In the line of fire:development in conflict Stephen Commins Operationality in turbulance: the need for a change
Chris Roche
2. Breaking the cycle of violence:doing development in situations of conflict
Linda Agerbak
3. Famine and human rights
Alex de Waal
4. 'Dancing with the prince': NGOs' survival strategies in the Afghan conflict
Jonathan Goodhand and Peter Chamberlain
5. The role of Salvadorean NGOs in post-war recontruction
Francisco Alvarez Solis and Pauline Martin 
6. Children of war in the Philippines H'ans Buwalda Training indigenous workers in menta-health care
Jane Shackman and Jill Reynolds 
7. The United Nations speaks out on forced evictions
Miloon Kothari
8. Assisting survivors of war and atrocity: notes on 'psycho-social' issues for NGO workers
Derek Summerfield
9. Supporting eductaion in emergencies: a case study from southern Sudan
Alison Joyner
10. Family tracing - in whose interest?
Lucy Bonnerjea
Annotated bibliography
Research projects and relevant organisations
Addresses of publishers and other organisations