educational psychology

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ed·u·ca·tion·al psy·chol·o·gy

the application of psychology to education, especially to problems of teaching and learning.

educational psychology

Etymology: L, educatus, to rear; Gk, psyche, mind, logos, science
the application of psychological principles, techniques, and tests to educational problems, such as the determination of more effective instructional methods, the assessment of student advancement, and the selection of students for specialized programs. See also applied psychology.
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My suggestion is to go to the Education Ministry and get a list of registered educational psychologists.
Booth, "Cognition in History: A British Perspective," Educational Psychologist 29 (1994): 61-69; quotes on p.
Educational psychologist, Dr Peter Congdon said that Sarabi's mental age is measured at 8 years and 9 months, which is more than twice his actual age, and that it is very unusual for a child to have this type of intelligence.
Cyntia Laycy , college educational psychologist and peer support team co-ordinator said: "This is a fantastic achievement for the peer support team who, with the support of staff, have dedicated themselves to improving the well-being and safety of all the students who might have experienced bullying.
He was refused an SEN assessment by Birmingham LEA on the grounds that he had not had the intervention of outside organisations such as an educational psychologist.
uk Dr Peter Gardner Chartered Educational Psychologist I WOULD like to thank the young lady who helped me after I fell last Thursday night in Union Street, Glasgow, and waited with me for the ambulance to come.
Cotugno is a clinical and educational psychologist with over 30 years of experience with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and he has written this workbook for school, clinic and general practitioners who need to employ peer-based and group-focused therapeutic interventions.
Educational psychologist Dr Liz Todd said many parents felt inadequate when it came to caring for their children.
The number of cases has increased, especially for those needing play therapy," said Dr Buzaboon, who is also the clinical chief and educational psychologist.
Mary, an educational psychologist, said: "People forget that the Spanish Civil War was a precursor to World War II, and of course, so many Welshman went out to join the Brigades.
RE: THE recent claims about dyslexia, Professor Elliott, as an educational psychologist, should know that the first step when assessing dyslexia or not is to check the IQ of the child.
David Byron, a senior specialist educational psychologist for Hampshire County Council, studied the ten pupils at the centre along with 10 others being taught more traditional relaxation techniques.

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