One of the five books in the Mental Health and Wellbeing Toolkit, this practical resource focuses on the topic of ‘Skills for Learning’. The book offers research-driven, practical strategies, resources and lesson plans to support educators and health professionals. This is a resource book for practitioners looking to have a positive impact on the mental health and wellbeing of the children and young people in their care; both now and in the future.
Chapters span key topics including Metacognition, Learning Dimensions, Problem Solving and Cognitive Strategies. A complete toolkit for teachers and counsellors, this book offers:
Offering research-driven, practical strategies and lesson plans, Skills for Effective Learning in School is an essential resource book for educators and health professionals looking to have a positive impact on the mental health and wellbeing of the children in their care; both now and in the future.
Curiosity: A wish to know and find out and dig beneath the surface.
Changing and Learning: A sense of getting better at learning over time and of growing and changing and adapting as a learner in the whole of life
Learning Relationships: Learning with and from others, and also being able to manage without them.
Meaning Making: Making connections and seeing that learning matters to me.
Strategic Awareness: A sense of myself as someone who learns and changes over time.
Resilience: The ability to keep going to develop my own learning, to stick it out and get what I want and need to keep growing and learning.
Creativity: Risk taking, playfulness, imagination and intuition.