He covers in detail every aspect of play: its varied manifestations across the life span, its relevance to personality and social development, prevailing cultural attitudes towards it, and how it is instrumental in aiding various populations e. Results demonstrated that reductions in problem behaviors following pair counseling were greatest for behaviorally disordered children and that the effects of pair counseling on reductions in delinquent behaviors were partially mediated by changes in interpersonal understanding. He excludes discussion of animal play, advocacy and theory, and neurological and cerebral functioning. Lower- and upper-division undergraduates, graduate students, professionals, general readers. University libraries will want to own this book, as will many public libraries as well. Lower- and upper-division undergraduates, graduate students, professionals, general readers. He covers in detail every aspect of play: its varied manifestations across the life span, its relevance to personality and social development, prevailing cultural attitudes towards it, and how it is instrumental in aiding various populations e.
Analysis of covariance revealed that the children in the experimental group significantly improved their adaptation to their diabetes following intensive play therapy. All videotapes were coded for the most prominent type of play behavior exhibited by the target child for each 30-sec interval. Three language variables, measured at Session 2, were significantly and positively interrelated. This volume shows how we play at various ages and stages, and why play is so vital to our wellbeing. They show how storytelling---from poetry to puppetry---can bring young people together within a culture while opening them up to the complex, multicultural world that is contemporary America.
The experimental group comprised 9 boys and 6 girls. In doing so, he fills in an epistemological gap usually not acknowledged in personality theory. This handbook is best read from beginning to end but also is the type of book one may read in parts, as a reference or as guided by one's interests. Most American adults today have little respect for play, for themselves or, increasingly, for their children. Many of the chapters discuss developments that are international in scope, but coverage is also provided for education in a number of specific countries. Lower- and upper-division undergraduates, graduate students, professionals, general readers.
This handbook provides a host of chapters, written by leading authorities, that review both the major traditions of work and the newest perspectives, concepts, insights, and research-based knowledge concerned with teachers and teaching. Results show that a the most frequently occurring activities included cutting and pasting, painting and crayoning, sand and water, and books; b activities engaged in in a nonsocial functional fashion were less complex and mature than those used in a nonsocial constructive fashion; and c females engaged in more art work and less block and vehicle play than males, thus indicating a lack of change in toy preference across sexes over a period of more than 40 yrs. Written to be accessible to students and practitioners as well as researchers, The Oxford Handbook of Deaf Studies, Language, and Education is a uniquely ambitious work that will alter both theoretical and applied landscapes. The Praeger Handbook of Play across the Life Cycle is an engaging, extensive overview of play from different perspectives, emphasizing play as a valuable activity for individuals of all ages. Using a range of theoretical, conceptual, and methodological approaches, each essay makes a compelling case for how education can advance a more critical engagement in democracy that promotes social justice and political literacy for all. Yes, says longtime clinical psychologist Luciano L'Abate. Even in schools, the necessity for play has become an issue of heated debate.
This has prompted many practitioners to design interventions that enlist adolescents in the reciprocal process of facilitating each other's development. Knowledge and Power in Collaborative Research presents a range of critical, reflexive strategies for understanding and tackling the challenges emanating from the tensions that arise in the meeting between different participants, knowledge forms and knowledge interests. This set of books focuses on the fight for equal educational access. What do advances in the technology and the genetics of hearing loss portend for Deaf communities? The analyses indicated that the socially maladjusted Ss engaged in more nonsocial activities and were involved in more teacher-oriented interactions. The E-mail message field is required. The E-mail message field is required. The contributors reveal that many Latino children still face decades-old challenges.
He covers in detail every aspect of play: its varied manifestations across the life span, its relevance to personality and social development, prevailing cultural attitudes towards it, and how it is instrumental in aiding various populations e. Are we losing anything with this attitude? Both studies suggested that increasing test anxiety was generally associated with increasing preference for play with complex jigsaw puzzles. With its numerous models for teaching and learning to encourage critical thinking and engagement, this book is certain to be an invaluable resource to educators, researchers, students, and anyone with a passion for democratic ideals. Interventions include using metaphors, art techniques, and role play with children to help build strong rapport and positive interpersonal connections. The results best support the hypothesis that language and symbolic play abilities are unrelated in infancy. It surveys a field that has grown dramatically over the past 40 years, since sign languages were first recognized by scientists to be true languages. The children best served by pair counseling and the goals are described.
All the various strands come together in a multifaceted hierarchical paradigm that presents an integrative conceptual structure highlighting the elements of play. The data were collected by videotaping Ss during the free-play period. In doing so, he fills in an epistemological gap usually not acknowledged in personality theory. Recommendations are made for supplementary education, supervision and consultation for professionals meeting the needs of children. This book reveals that democracy is an ethos, an ideology, a set of values, a philosophy, and a complex and dynamic terrain that is a contested forum for debate. From seasoned veterans to emerging scholars, these writers challenge the idea that there is only one type of democracy, or that democracy is defined by elections.
The ten major sections cover: Context of urban education Race and ethnicity Social justice Teaching and pedagogy Power and urban education Language issues Cultural issues of urban schools as seen in the media Doing research in city schools Aesthetics and the proximity of cultural insitutions Education policy Sixty-one essays written by specialists in teacher education; public policy; sociology; psychology; applied linguistics; forestry; urban studies; school administrators; cultural studies; evaluation, and linguistics provide a blueprint for scholars, teachers, parents, urban politicians, school administrators, policy professionals and others seeking to understand the situation of urban schools across America today. Are we losing anything with this attitude?. Most American adults have little respect for play, for themselves or, increasingly, for their children. In this article an overview of the principles and practice of pair counseling is presented. All the various strands come together in a multifaceted hierarchical paradigm that presents an integrative conceptual structure highlighting the elements of play. McAdams, author of The Redemptive Self: Stories Americans Live By -- Personal and Psychosocial Insights Author: Michele A. The author offers specific, tested techniques that may be helpful to counselors who want to learn new skills to enhance their therapeutic communication with children.
How does Deaf culture exist within larger communities? The references cited are extensive and the narrative is easy to follow, sprinkled with personal anecdotes and vignettes about L'Abate's grandchildren. These stories serve as miniature case studies that illustrate relevant theoretical and empirical points in a manner that makes his book all the more enjoyable. Your results will vary depending on several factors, including the condition of the book and the advertised price at the time of sale. Findings offered a snapshot of mental health providers of play therapy, regarding the nature of who they are and what they do. The Handbook provides an invaluable resource for scholars, teacher-educators, graduate students, and all thoughtful persons concerned with the best thinking about teachers and teaching, current problems, and the future of education.
One of the book s central questions is: Are educators merely teaching students skills and knowledge to prepare them for the world of work, or is education more about encouraging students to thrive within a pluralistic society? Within its pages can be found the following: The latest research and theories about the importance of play are summarized and explained; The history of play is examined, with an eye to how attitudes toward play have changed over time; Play is discussed as it affects us throughout the lifecycle, showing how we play at various ages and stages. Are we losing anything with this attitude? Much of this time is spent in settings unsupervised by adults, and it can involve unhealthy or risky behavior. The book overviews the history of play, summarizes current research and theory, shows how we play at various ages and stages, and explains why that helps us develop into healthy people—physically, intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually. For instance, Appendix A offers an annotated bibliography of some significant sources, including books, journal titles, professional organizations, and websites. Contents: Cover; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part I. Linking theory to therapeutic intervention, this is a superb reference for all concerned with play development. Pair counseling is a structured form of dyadic play therapy in which two children's play interactions are guided developmentally by the counselor toward greater social maturity.