Teaching is a rewarding, yet demanding profession, one in which a person needs to be fully prepared. This book focuses on the applied psychological skills, strategies, and resources, which will help to ensure teachers are equipped with personal and professional expertise to survive in the classroom.
- Provides an overview of important psychological themes within teaching such as confidence, motivation, and self esteem
- Explores physical issues related to successful psychological functioning, such as fitness and nutrition
- Offers advice and activities which show how to learn and use psychological skills techniques directly
Readily accessible to a wide audience, including internationally, the book assumes no prior knowledge of psychology. The authors give specific examples taken from a diverse range of professional situations with relevant theoretical underpinnings.
The text provides support to students taking teacher training courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. It will also help teachers in their formative professional years.