The Psychology of Effective Learning and Teaching

An exploration of psychology and its application in the classroom

Matt Jarvis

Suitable for:  For classroom teachers, trainee teachers and teacher educators across all phases

Price:  £34.25

ISBN: 978-0748790371
Publication date: 04/05/2005
Paperback: 256 pages
Dimensions: 240x171mm

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Written in a clear and accessible way, this practical guide will help teachers to develop their understanding of psychology and its application in enhancing the quality classroom teaching. As both a practising teacher and chartered psychologist, Matt Jarvis identifies a range of ideas that can be used in the real world of the classroom.


  • Focuses on the aspects of educational psychology that teachers need in order to teach, relating relevant theory to classroom practice
  • Covers cognitive factors and additional influences, including motivational and emotional factors, as well as teacher stress and the application of educational research
  • Written by Matt Jarvis, an experienced teacher, chartered psychologist and former PGCE tutor

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