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- How to Use This Book; Glossary; LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT; Theory, What's That?; The Big Themes; Nativism Versus Empiricism; Continuous or Discontinuous; Stability and Change; Summary; Further Reading; THE BRAIN AND LEARNING; What Is The Brain?; What Does The Brain Do?; Learning and the Brain; Brain Connections, Birth to One Year; Does The Brain Learn Some Things More Easily At Some Points?; Does The Brain Development Need A Rich And Varied Setting?; Summary; Further Reading; THE SENSES AND LEARNING; Sensation and Perception; Studying Perception; Seeing; Hearing; Making Sense; Why Is Learning To Read In English Challenging?; Summary; Further Reading; BIG THEORY: AN INTRODUCTION TO THEORIES ABOUT LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT; Introduction; Big Theory 1: Skinner and the Behaviourists; Introduction; Cats and Rats and Dogs and Pigeons; Cat in a Box; Rat in a Box; Behaviourism Today; Summary; Further Reading; Big Theory 2: Piaget and the Constructivists; The Work of Piaget; How Well Does The Theory Work?; Constructivism Today; Summary; Further Reading; Big Theory 3: Vygotsky and Social Constructivism; Vygotsky Theory; Social Constructivism Today; Summary; Afterword; Is There A Theory That Provides One Answer? Bandura's Social Learning Cognitive Theory; Final Thoughts; Further Reading; MANAGING LEARNING; Introduction; What Is Learning?; Inner Needs and External Control; What We Do To Help Learning?; The Control Approach; The Guidance Approach; Views about Children; Views about Learning; Summary; Further Reading; MANAGING BEHAVIOUR; Introduction; What Do We Mean By Managing Behaviour?; What Do We Do About Social And Emotional Development?; Views about Children and Young People; The Outcomes of Control and Guidance Approach; Do Children And Young People Understand Social Behaviour?; Learning from Parents; Our Expectations about Conduct; Using Control Approaches; Praise and Blame; Do Control Approaches Work?; Using the Guidance Approach; Summary; Further Reading; References.
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