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Enhancing Self-Esteem in the Classroom

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Informationen zum Autor Students of education studies; early childhood education; foundation degree modules on factors affecting learning and individual differences; PGCE primary and secondary. Klappentext Praise for the first edition: `The underlying philosophy of this practical book is that raising self-esteem in pupils (including dyslexics) will lead to achievement of higher academic results and fewer behaviour problems. This book is primarily for primary and secondary teachers but would provide much material for discussion among SpLD teachers, given the unexpected and controversial results of Denis Lawrence's research' - Dyslexia Contact `Many useful suggestions offered in this book about learning activities are likely to help pupils to feel better about themselves, to learn to respect others and to experience how feelings can be expressed safely' - British Journal of Special Education Raising self-esteem in pupils can lead to the achievement of higher academic results and fewer behavioural problems. Outlining in simple terms what self-esteem is and providing strategies to support it in the classroom, this book includes clear explanations of the terminology and theory behind self-esteem, and lots of practical examples and useful activities for use with children. The book also covers the main issues surrounding the self-esteem of practitioners. It sets out tried-and-tested strategies that teachers can use to recognise and reduce stress and maintain their self-esteem. This new edition has been fully updated and now includes new case study material and activities. Zusammenfassung Clear explanations of the terminology and theory behind self-esteem are offered! as well as many practical examples and useful activities to use with children. Inhaltsverzeichnis WHAT IS SELF-ESTEEM? Clarifying the Terminology How Self-Esteem Operates The Self-Esteem Hierarchy The Evidence for Self-Esteem Enhancement THE ROLE OF THE SELF-CONCEPT IN SELF-ESTEEM ENHANCEMENT Misapprehension over the Nature of Self-Esteem Can Children Have Too Much Self-Esteem? The Child with the Undeveloped Self-Image The Child with the Weak Ideal Self SELF-ESTEEM AND INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES Origins of Differences Children's Reactions to Differences Physical Differences Specific Learning Difficulties Hearing Difficulties Visual Difficulties General Learning Difficulty Gender Differences Different Ethnic Groups SIGNIFICANT INFLUENCES ON THE SELF-CONCEPT Parental Influences Changes in Family Structure Peer and Sibling Influences Failure Experiences Media Influences Adolescence Cultural Identity Other Crises ASSESSING SELF-ESTEEM Measuring Self-Esteem Behavioural Checklist The Lawrence Self-Esteem Questionnaire (the Lawseq) Other Methods of Assessment ENHANCING SELF-ESTEEM WHILST TEACHING Desirable Personal Qualities Teacher Self-Esteem Communication Teacher's Preferred Teaching Style Expectancy Effects Everyday Contacts SMALL GROUP ACTIVITIES TO ENHANCE SELF-ESTEEM Aims and Rationale Introducing the Activities Trust Activities Recognizing and Describing Emotions Expression of Emotions Positive Feedback Taking Risks WHOLE SCHOOL AND WHOLE-CLASS APPROACHES TO ENHANCING SELF-ESTEEM Whole School Approaches Curriculum Activities Developing Internal Locus of Control Active Tutorial Work Developing Critical Thinking Skills Developing a Self-Image Respect for Individual Differences Bullying Cooperative Behaviour Assertive Behaviour Conflict Resolution Teaching Relaxation Setting Goals INDIVIDUAL PROGRAMME FOR ENHANCING SELF-ESTEEM Rationale Who Should Conduct the Programme? Using Non-Professionals Selecting the Child Seeking Parental Permission The Status of the...

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Praise for the first edition:

`The underlying philosophy of this practical book is that raising self-esteem in pupils (including dyslexics) will lead to achievement of higher academic results and fewer behaviour problems. This book is primarily for primary and secondary teachers but would provide much material for discussion among SpLD teachers, given the unexpected and controversial results of Denis Lawrence's research' - Dyslexia Contact

`Many useful suggestions offered in this book about learning activities are likely to help pupils to feel better about themselves, to learn to respect others and to experience how feelings can be expressed safely' - British Journal of Special Education

Raising self-esteem in pupils can lead to the achievement of higher academic results and fewer behavioural problems. Outlining in simple terms what self-esteem is and providing strategies to support it in the classroom, this book includes clear explanations of the terminology and theory behind self-esteem, and lots of practical examples and useful activities for use with children.

The book also covers the main issues surrounding the self-esteem of practitioners. It sets out tried-and-tested strategies that teachers can use to recognise and reduce stress and maintain their self-esteem.

This new edition has been fully updated and now includes new case study material and activities.



Résumé
Clear explanations of the terminology and theory behind self-esteem are offered, as well as many practical examples and useful activities to use with children.

Contenu

WHAT IS SELF-ESTEEM?
Clarifying the Terminology
How Self-Esteem Operates
The Self-Esteem Hierarchy
The Evidence for Self-Esteem Enhancement
THE ROLE OF THE SELF-CONCEPT IN SELF-ESTEEM ENHANCEMENT
Misapprehension over the Nature of Self-Esteem
Can Children Have Too Much Self-Esteem?
The Child with the Undeveloped Self-Image
The Child with the Weak Ideal Self
SELF-ESTEEM AND INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES
Origins of Differences
Children's Reactions to Differences
Physical Differences
Specific Learning Difficulties
Hearing Difficulties
Visual Difficulties
General Learning Difficulty
Gender Differences
Different Ethnic Groups
SIGNIFICANT INFLUENCES ON THE SELF-CONCEPT
Parental Influences
Changes in Family Structure
Peer and Sibling Influences
Failure Experiences
Media Influences
Adolescence
Cultural Identity
Other Crises
ASSESSING SELF-ESTEEM
Measuring Self-Esteem
Behavioural Checklist
The Lawrence Self-Esteem Questionnaire (the Lawseq)
Other Methods of Assessment
ENHANCING SELF-ESTEEM WHILST TEACHING
Desirable Personal Qualities
Teacher Self-Esteem
Communication
Teacher's Preferred Teaching Style
Expectancy Effects
Everyday Contacts
SMALL GROUP ACTIVITIES TO ENHANCE SELF-ESTEEM
Aims and Rationale
Introducing the Activities
Trust Activities
Recognizing and Describing Emotions
Expression of Emotions
Positive Feedback
Taking Risks
WHOLE SCHOOL AND WHOLE-CLASS APPROACHES TO ENHANCING SELF-ESTEEM
Whole School Approaches
Curriculum Activities
Developing Internal Locus of Control
Active Tutorial Work
Developing Critical Thinking Skills
Developing a Self-Image
Respect for Individual Differences
Bullying
Cooperative Behaviour
Assertive Behaviour
Conflict Resolution
Teaching Relaxation
Setting Goals
INDIVIDUAL PROGRAMME FOR ENHANCING SELF-ESTEEM
Rationale
Who Should Conduct the Programme?
Using Non-Professionals
Selecting the Child
Seeking Parental Permission
The Status of the Programme Provider and the Setting
Introducing the Sessions to the Child
Principles of the Programme
Terminating the Programme
A Ten-Week Programme
Peer Support and Befriending Programmes
CHALLENGING BEHAVIOUR
The Disruptive Child
Defence Mechanisms against Low Self-Esteem
Seeking the Positive Features in the Child
SELF-ESTEEM AND READING DIFFICULTIES
Research Findings
Selecting Appropriate Treatment for Reading Programmes
The Maintenance of Reading Gains in the Long Term
The Effects of Therapeutic Intervention on Dyslexic Students
THE TEACHER'S SELF-ESTEEM
The Hedonistic Philosophy
Changing Emotions by Changing Thinking
Self-Acceptance
Challengin Parents as a Threat to Self-Esteem
Have Fun
Maintaining Self-Esteem as a Manager
Self-Esteem and Teacher Stress

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Enhancing Self-Esteem in the Classroom
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9781412921107
ISBN: 978-1-4129-2110-7
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: SAGE Publications Inc
Genre: Psychologie
nombre de pages: 224
Poids: 620g
Taille: H242mm x B170mm
Année: 2006
Auflage: 3 Revised edition