Martin Waddell – Local Author

We live near Newcastle County Down, arguably one of the most beautiful places in Northern Ireland (and judging by the busy summer season and streams of holiday makers, very popular!)  Home to the Mourne Mountains, beautiful seaside, many many ice cream shops and none other than world renowned children’s author, Martin Waddell.




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Attachment in the Classroom

So this text was recommended to me several years ago by an Educational Psychologist, and later by a Social Worker.

 It sat in my Amazon ‘save for later’ list that whole time!  This year I finally got around to ordering it, and am I glad I did.

Heather Geddes PHD explores the significance of the relationship between the pupil, the teacher and the learning task in what she terms the Learning Triangle, linking it to emotional development, behaviour and attachment experiences.  She identifies a Learning Profile related to each Attachment style.

A great additional to your Education Library and professional toolkit.

Click Attachment in the Classroom: The links between children’s early experience, emotional well-being and performance in school: A Practical Guide for Schools by Dr. Heather Geddes (November 5, 2005) Paperback”  for your copy



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