Child Development and Teaching Pupils with Special Educational Needs
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Child Development and Teaching Pupils with Special Educational Needs by Lyn Layton
Book DescriptionA thought-provoking book which provides a framework for understanding the physical, sensory, emotional, social, linguistic and cognitive development of children with special educational needs. It gives practitioners and students a sound grasp of the theoretical ground needed to fully understand cognitive development and will help them track children's developmental progress in order to optimise learning opportunities. The authors handle complex topics in a highly accessible manner, explaining how to put theory into practice. In three lucidly argued sections they present: * an overview of the work of key theorists and thinkers, including Vygotsky, Piaget, Freud, Erikson, Bruner and the Korning theorists * an evaluation of the educational implications of the work of each theorist, using illustrative case studies * a consideration of areas of development in learning and teaching children with special educational needs. This book will be a beacon for teachers, head teachers, educational psychologists and all practitioners involved in special needs education who seek the opportunity to help empower their pupils, and enhance their own understanding.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415276214
(246mm x 174mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Routledge Falmer
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 27-May-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Lyn Layton
Child Development and Teaching Pupils with Special Educational Needs, Paperback (May 2003)
This book provides a framework for understanding the physical, sensory, emotional, social, linguistic and cognitive development of children, especially those with special educational needs.
Sound Practice, Paperback (March 2002)» View all books by Lyn Layton
Phonological awareness is the key to independent literacy and must be explicitly tackled in the classroom to promote early reading and writing and to address written language difficulties in older children. This resource for initial and in-service training includes photocopiable worksheets.
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Author Biography - Lyn Layton
Dr Christina Tilstone is Senior Lecturer in SEN at the School of Education, University of Birmingham. Her previous book with us, Promoting Inclusive Practice won the 1999 TES/NASEN book award. She was also the editor of the British Journal of Special Education from 1993-2000.
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