Complexities of Teaching: Child-centred Perspectives

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Psychology Press, 1997 - Education - 253 pages
Illustrates how, contrary to popular belief, child centred teaching can be positive, supportive and guiding. The author shows how child-centred teachers can successfully combine the best elements from traditional and modern practices.

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Contents

Substance Setting and Method
34
Practitioners Teaching Intentions
49
Practitioners Teaching Constructions
89
Participant Context and Substance
128
Helens Conversational Style
155
Scaffolding and Shepherding
178
Childcentred Perspectives
202
Appendix
228
Index
247
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Ciaran Sugrue is Lecturer in Education at St Patrick's College, Dublin.

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