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Encouraging educational involvement


Once a child enters the educational system, it could be argued that those who are most likely to success
are the ones whom remain engaged in the educational process. This sub-topic draws upon the
importance of guided play in engaging children, emotional intelligence in handling learning, and…

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Explanation...

Sutherland's differential association theory states that we become like the people we associate
with. In a non-structured environment where bad behaviours and attitudes are not
negatively reinforced, children are likely to create an environment in which they nurture
each other which, if the children come from families with anti-school…

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Goleman
Goleman hypothesises the existence of another type of intelligence- emotional intelligence. He
hypothesises that educational achievement will be reliant on general intelligence (I.Q) but also
a level of emotional intelligence, because without it, intellectual potential could be negated by
emotional turmoil.

He describes emotional intelligence as...

An ability to…

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DfES report

Finally, this report describes an experimental case study into ability grouping and its
implications for students engagement and success.

The case study monitored the progress of 82 students from Year 6 until Year 9. One group
was schooled in an ability group and one group was schooled in…

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MrsMacLean

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A very useful document for further reading.

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