Temperament in the Classroom: Understanding Individual Differences / Edition 1

Paperback (Print)
Buy Used
Buy Used from BN.com
$19.75
(Save 31%)
Item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging.
Condition: Used – Good details
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $1.99
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 93%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (16) from $1.99   
  • New (3) from $16.79   
  • Used (13) from $1.99   

Overview

One of the few research-based resources to explore the effect of temperament on educational experience, this book shows readers how individual temperaments of students and teachers influence behavior and achievement. Filled with classroom examples described in everyday language, Temperament in the Classroom helps general and special educators, school psychologists, social workers, counselors, and administrators understand the impact of temperament on children's behavior, interactions, and achievement the effect of temperament on teachers' perceptions, decisions, and attributions the importance of "goodness of fit" between a child's temperament and school environment temperament in students with learning disabilities, developmental delays, and ADHD methods of assessing temperament, including interviews, observations, and rating scales or questionnaires Perfect for professionals at the preschool, elementary, and middle school levels, this book will help readers become aware of their own temperament, recognize the differences in temperament among students, and use this knowledge to improve classroom interactions and outcomes.
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

educator
"Well written . . . easy to read and assimilate."
Indiana University - John E. Bates
"Barbara Keogh has been for many years an important pioneer in work on the role of children's temperament in school. Now, in this engaging book, she offers many practical applications of temperament concepts for educators, and at the same time explains critical theoretical and measurement issues."
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School - Michael Lewis
"A must read for anyone interested in educating our children. Scholarly and relevant, it breaks new ground in our understanding of why some children do so poorly in school."
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; co-author of Coping with Children's Temperament: A Guide for Profession - William B. Carey
"This book is extremely valuable and urgently needed. It should be required reading for all teachers. Particularly timely is its emphasis on the common problem of a "poor fit" between the child's temperament and the expectations of the teacher."
From the Publisher
ERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education published an abstract in the Spring 2003, Volume 35 issue of Exceptional Child Education Resources. (Quarterly journal of CEC).
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781557666017
  • Publisher: Brookes Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/1/2002
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Barbara K. Keogh, Ph.D., Professor Emerita, Graduate School of Education, and Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Keogh's research has focused on children with learning disabilities or developmental problems and their families. She is the author of Temperament in the Classroom: Understanding Individual Differences (Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., 2003).
Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

About the Author
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1 Temperament in the Classroom: An Overview 1
Ch. 2 What Is Temperament? 11
Ch. 3 Why Understanding Temperament Is Important 27
Ch. 4 What Is the Basis of Temperament? 47
Ch. 5 Does Temperament Influence Children's Achievement in School? 61
Ch. 6 Does Temperament Influence Teachers' Academic Decisions? 77
Ch. 7 Are Temperament and Behavior Problems Related? 93
Ch. 8 Temperament and Children with Disabilities 109
Ch. 9 How Is Temperament Assessed? 125
Ch. 10 How Can Temperament Knowledge Be Applied in School? 141
Bibliography 163ä
App. A Longitudinal Studies of Temperament 179
App. B Scales and Questionnaires for Assessing Temperament 183
App. C Publications and Programs on Temperament for Teachers and Parents 187
Index 193
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)