If we want to help children in the primary school to achieve the positive outcomes set out in the Every Child Matters agenda, we need to ensure all children have a healthy self esteem. This book seeks to give adults in schools tools to look at the way they could enhance self esteem in children. The book comes with an accompanying CD-Rom which contains:Inset sessions for all adults in the schoolWorkshops specifically aimed at non-teaching personnel, including mid-day supervisorsSessions for teachers and classroom assistantsClassroom lessons and activity sheets for the children which can form part of your school's personal, social, and health education (PSHE) program
Section 1: The Draw and Write Classroom Based Illuminative Research Strategy: ‘Am I Confident?’
The Draw and Write research strategy was originally devised by the late Noreen Wetton in 1979 as part of a Master's degree course option in the philosophy of language.
Draw and Write strategies provide insights into how the children themselves perceive and explain the world around them and how they feel about what they perceive.
It is an inclusive strategy. No child has to be excluded on the grounds of inability to read and write. Even if the child's drawing is nothing more than a few scribbled lines, the child, can add her/his own explanation and this can be dictated to a scribe. So ...