I have recently been alerted to a new research paper by Music Therapist Dr John Strange. The paper reports on a quantitative research study that is worthy of further consideration.
This Blog revisits the first published Intensive Interaction research paper (that is now nearly 30 years old) – illustrating just how long-standing and well-established Intensive Interaction research now is.
With the issue of children being kept out of school being currently debated, and trying not to take sides on how and when all children will be allowed back into their classrooms, I have revisited some of the work of educational theorist Dr Barbara Rogoff. From Rogoff’s point of view a child’s individual cognitive development is ’embedded in theContinue reading “The importance of social interaction in learning and development”
For my blog this week I am again summarising a chapter from the book ‘Intensive Interaction Theoretical Perspectives‘ (Ed: Hewett, D. 2011) that I have been rereading recently. This time it is the chapter by Professor Melanie Nind: Intensive Interaction, emotional development and emotional well-being In this chapter Melanie Nind (now Professor of Education and Director of the Centre for ResearchContinue reading “Intensive Interaction emotional development and emotional well-being: by Melanie Nind”
My Blog this week is admittedly quite long – but please stick with it as I think it addresses a vitally important but little discussed issue. Here goes: The 2019 Intensive Interaction Weekend Workshop discussed using Intensive Interaction with learners or service users who presented with some level of engagement or task avoidance*. We collectively as participantsContinue reading “Using Intensive Interaction with learners or service users who present with some level of ‘engagement and/or task avoidance’”
Interactive approaches to teaching and learning For my blog this week (which are becoming much more infrequent I know, sorry about that) I am summarising a chapter by the late and sadly missed Dr Penny Lacy from the book: ‘Intensive Interaction Theoretical Perspectives‘ (2011) edited by Dave Hewett, Sage Publications, London. There is some belting stuff in it!Continue reading “‘Interactive approaches to teaching and learning’ by Dr Penny Lacy”