Educational Psychology

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Dynamic Differentiation Dance: Tomlinson’s Tailoring for All

Dynamic Differentiation Dance: Tomlinson’s Tailoring for All

Explore Carol Ann Tomlinson’s differentiation approach in special education. Learn how tailored instruction and individualised learning experiences create an inclusive classroom that meets diverse student needs. ???????? #Differentiation #SpecialEducation #Inclusion #TailoredInstruction #IndividualisedLearning

Constructivism: Building Minds, One Experience at a Time

Constructivism: Building Minds, One Experience at a Time

Step into the world of constructivism, where learning is a journey of active exploration and understanding. Discover how this theory transforms teaching into scaffolding, guiding students to construct knowledge through experiences. ????️???? #Constructivism #ActiveLearning #ScaffoldingKnowledge

Bandura’s Beliefs: Modelling Resilience

Bandura’s Beliefs: Modelling Resilience

Discover the transformative power of Albert Bandura’s social learning theory in the special education realm. Become a SENCO superhero by modeling resilience, belief, and growth potential. Explore how observing, imitating, and shining your own experiences can light up the path for exceptional learners. ????‍♂️???? #SocialLearningTheory #SpecialEducation #ResilienceInLearning

Self-Determination Theory: Autonomy and Awesome Achievements

Self-Determination Theory: Autonomy and Awesome Achievements

Unveil the power of self-determination theory in education, where autonomy, motivation, and accomplishment intersect. Explore how SENCOs become guides on students’ journeys of self-discovery and empowerment, fostering connections and igniting lifelong learning. ???????? #SelfDeterminationTheory #EmpowermentInEducation #AutonomyAndAchievement

Zone of Regulation: Emotions Unleashed, Emotions Empowered

Zone of Regulation: Emotions Unleashed, Emotions Empowered

Discover the empowering journey of the Zone of Regulation, where emotions are celebrated and navigated with skill. Explore how this framework transforms emotions from challenges to sources of strength and growth, helping students understand and embrace their emotional landscapes. ????????‍♂️ #ZoneOfRegulation #EmotionalEmpowerment #NavigatingEmotions

Attachment, Autism, and Affection: Bowlby’s Legacy

Attachment, Autism, and Affection: Bowlby’s Legacy

Delve into the world of attachment theory as it intertwines with the experiences of students, especially those on the autism spectrum. Explore how the threads of connection influence emotional growth and guide unique ways of understanding. ???????? #AttachmentTheory #AutismInEducation #EmotionalGrowth

Erikson’s Stages: Identity Crisis or Identity Celebration?

Erikson’s Stages: Identity Crisis or Identity Celebration?

Embark on an insightful journey through Erikson’s psychosocial stages, infused with special education wisdom. Join the adventure as we guide students through the dance of identity formation, celebrating their unique paths and empowering their growth. ???????? #EriksonsStages #SpecialEducation #IdentityFormation

Stress and Success: Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs in Special Ed

Stress and Success: Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs in Special Ed

Discover how Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs becomes a guiding compass for compassionate SENCOs in transforming stress into success within special education. Explore the pyramid’s layers, from basic needs to self-actualization, and learn how addressing these needs nurtures a thriving classroom. ???????? #MaslowsHierarchy #SpecialEducation #CompassionateTeaching

Zoning in: vygotsky and the zone of proximal development

Zoning in: vygotsky and the zone of proximal development

Step into the Zone of Proximal Development with Vygotsky’s insights and discover how it transforms special education. Explore the art of tailored guidance and empowerment, as SENCOs lead learners through unique paths of growth. ???????? #ZPD #SpecialEducation #GuidedLearning

The Playful Mind: Piaget’s Theory with a Twist

The Playful Mind: Piaget’s Theory with a Twist

Step into Piaget’s world of cognitive development theory as we explore the stages that shape young minds. Discover how this theory intertwines with special education to foster unconventional brilliance in every learner. Join us on a journey of understanding, playfulness, and growth. ????✨ #CognitiveDevelopment #SpecialEducation #PiagetTheory

Embracing the Intricacies: A SENCOs guide to Psychology & Education

Embracing the Intricacies: A SENCOs guide to Psychology & Education

Embark on a journey through the captivating realm of educational psychology and its profound impact on special education. Explore legendary theories, their practical applications, and the magic of SEN perspective in each post. Join us as we unravel the hidden potentials within every learner. ???? #SpecialEducation #PsychologyInEducation #SENInsights