Interactions with peers and teachers, 2nd Edition
What is the nature of children’s social life in school? How do their relationships and interactions with peers, teachers and other school staff influence their development and experience of school? This book, written by leading researchers in educational and developmental psychology, provides...
To Be Published August 3rd 2015 by Routledge
A Methodological Primer, Third Edition
This book shows readers how to conduct observational methods, research tools used to describe and explain behaviors as they unfold in everyday settings. The book now uses both an evolutionary and a cultural perspective. The methods presented are drawn from psychology, education, family studies,...
Published August 6th 2012 by Psychology Press
Its Role in Education and Development
Series: Developing Mind Series
Writing a book about recess could be a very questionable endeavor for a serious academic psychologist. At first blush it seems to be a pretty trivial topic. It's the time during the school day where there's a break from what's typically considered the most serious work of the day--reading, writing,...
Published June 9th 2005 by Psychology Press
Series: Major Themes in Education
This set is comprised of four volumes, covering the following topics:* Schools, teachers and parents * Pupils and learning * The school curriculum * School behaviour and the school peer group The selected pieces include review articles as well as original studies. Selections includes contributions...
Published November 29th 2000 by Routledge
A Developmental Approach, 3rd Edition
Child study is a very complex field. Human beings, and children, specifically, are very complex beings. Consequently, simple answers and solutions to problems are very often just that: too simple. This text presents principles and methods for studying children in the varied contexts in which they...
Published August 31st 1998 by Psychology Press
Since before the dawn of history, people have been telling stories to each other and to themselves. Thus stories are at the root of human experience. This volume describes empirical investigations by Jerome Bruner, Wallace Chafe, David Olson, and others on the relationship between stories and...
Published April 30th 1990 by Psychology Press