Multi-Agency Working for Children's Wellbeing
Series: Improving Learning
** Shortlisted for the NASEN Special Educational Needs Academic Book Award 2009 ** Inter-professional collaborations are invaluable relationships which can prevent the social exclusion of children and young people and are now a common feature of welfare policies worldwide. Drawing on a four year...
Published January 29th 2009 by Routledge
This book provides readers with an overview of the implications for research of the theoretical work which acknowledges a debt to the writings of L.S. Vygotsky. A concise introduction to Vygotsky’s original thesis and discussions on his approach to research methods is given; this is followed by an...
Published July 31st 2008 by Routledge
Lev Vygotsky provided the twentieth century with an enticing mix of intellectual traditions within an attempt to provide an account of the social formation of the mind. His legacy is an exciting, but at times chaotic fusion of ideas. An Introduction to Vygotsky, Second Edition provides students...
Published April 13th 2005 by Routledge
The editors of this essential Reader recognise the valuable and varied benefits of connecting the two fields of education and psychology, and have carefully selected contributions to reflect current trends in the subject and examples of how knowledge has an impact on practice. This lively and...
Published December 10th 2003 by Routledge
The theories of Vygotsky are central to any serious discussion of children's learning processes. Vygotsky argues that children do not develop in isolation, rather learning takes place when the child is interacting with their social environment. It is the responsibility of the teacher to establish...
Published October 24th 2001 by Routledge
This volume provides overviews and approaches to inclusive education from around the world. It defines the philosophical, political, educational and social implications of "inclusion", and maps out the dilemmas facing its successful implementation....
Published November 30th 2000 by Routledge
Inclusion - Beyond Rhetoric?
Brings together in one volume the perspectives of teachers, practitioners, researchers and important external bodies such as the LEA, and national organisations like the RNIB. Part of the New Millennium Series which takes stock of education now and predicts the shape of likely developments. The...
Published November 17th 1999 by Routledge
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...
Published May 29th 1996 by Routledge