John Woods

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John has been a qualified educational psychologist since 2003 and has developed a range of interests over the course of his career in Tameside and Manchester. He has gained specific skills related to social communication difficulties, working with specialist provisions for children with learning difficulties and numeracy.

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Educational Psychology

Happiness - our greatest gift

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With Christmas good cheer and a New Year around the corner, it's a perfect time to focus on how to cultivate happiness into our lives, by taking a look at "Positive Psychology".

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Educational Psychology

Dynamic Assessment

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Dynamic assessment (DA) is interactive and concerns an exploration of a young person’s actual (independent) level of development (and problem solving) as well as their level of proximal (or potential) development (ie that which is possible, given support by an adult or more experienced person).

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