TEACHING ADOLESCENTS: EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY AS A SCIENCE OF SIGNS Grounded in the semiotic thought of Charles Sanders Peirce, America's greatest polymath, Howard A. Smith's Teaching Adolescents addresses topics in educational ...
Author: Howard A. Smith
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
Addresses topics in educational psychology from a semiotic or sign-based perspective rather than a behavioural one. This book presents an argument that teachers must rely on signs of all kinds to understand students and to survive as teachers. It discusses the nature of the sign and its basis in semiotics, and its use in classroom management.