Reviews: Individual development

4 reviews found for "Individual development"
Book review : Development and learning for very young children
This is a book review of Development and learning for very young children edited by Hilary Fabian and Claire Mould and publiahed by Sage in 2009, ISBN 9781847873934. It was reviewed by Sandra Shaffi of Stockport College on behalf of ESCalate. The structure of the book provides a clear explanation of the key issues in childcare and education today. The book successfully divides into four self contained sections; Developing & Learning, Policy...
Book review : Therapeutic education : working alongside troubled and troublesome children
This is a book review of Therapeutic education : working alongside troubled and troublesome children by John Cornwall and Craig Walter, published by Routledge in 2006, ISBN 9780415366625. It was reviewed by Stephen Bigger of the University of Worcester on behalf of ESCalate. The book polemically contrasts the constant managerial pressure in education to meet targets with the need for less pressure and for better relationships. The book charts...
Book review : Threads of thinking : young children learning and the role of early education
This is a book review of Threads of thinking : young children learning and the role of early education by Cathy Nutbrown, published by Sage in 2006, ISBN 9781412910842. It was reviewed by Margaret Simms of ProCEEd on behalf of ESCalate. This book shows how young children’s learning can be more effective using naturally occurring opportunities rather than artificially divided man-made compartments called subjects. The book is divided into four...
Book review: Winning the H factor : the secrets of happy schools
This is a book review of Winning the H factor : the secrets of happy schools by Alistair Smith, Joanna Reid and Sir John Jones, published by Continuum in 2009, ISBN 9781855395701. It was reviewed by Helen Jelfs of the University of Bristol on behalf of ESCalate. This book argues that enough is known about the positive benefits of happiness for individuals, groups and communities to be happier. The authors argue that positivity is central to...