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Extra Support Documents for Modular Course 
Please note that the documents open in another window. On our computer the new window has the title 'untitled' and you then need to find the 'download' box (a separate box on our computer) and the documents have downloaded there. We work with Macs. Not sure if the same system applies for windows. 
Woodland Unit 
Child Development Unit 
Safe Practice Unit 
Handbook guidance (if you are going to write your own document rather than using Safe Practice workbook Mod 3 & 4) 
Leadership Unit  
Books and Websites useful for Modular Course 
Woodland Structure -  
Woodland History -  
A History of Native Woodlands in Scotland - T.C. Smout 
People and Woodlands in Scotland, A history - T.C. Smout 
Scottish Woodland History - T.C. Smout 
Flora and Fauna -  
Tools & Knots -  
YouTube (will have videos for all tools and knots) 
Handbook of knots - Dorling Kindersley 
BTCV Handbook 
Learning Theories -  
How Children Learn - by Linda Pound 
An Introduction to Dewey, Montessori, Erikson, Piaget & Vygotsky - by Carol Garhart Mooney 
Parenting, Learning & Development -  
What every parent needs to know - Margot Sunderland (brain development) 
Raising Boys - by Steve Biddulph 
Why love matters - by Sue Gerhardt 
Self-esteem -  
Joseph Rowntree Foundation - www.jrf.org.uk > 
Confident children - by Gael Lindenfield 
Emotional Development & Emotional Intelligence -  
Emotional Intelligence - by Daniel Goleman 
Beyond Discipline, From Compliance to Community - by Alfie Kohn 
Appropriate Risk Taking - 
Last Child in the woods - by Richard Louv 
Too safe for their own good - by Jenny Lindon 
No Fear, Growing up in a risk averse society - by Tim Gill 
Toxic Childhood - by Sue Palmer 
Leadership -  
Research -  
links to all the research papers on the Student home page, right hand column  
Health & Safety at Work Act, COSHH & RIDDOR - www.hse.gov.uk > 
Ecological Impact - Forestry Commission Practice Guides - www.forestry.gov.uk > 
Management Plan - 
Woodland Management, a practical guide - by Chris Starr 
Play & Games - 
Sharing Nature with Children - by Joseph Cornell 
Learning through Play - by Tina Bruce 
Broken links > 
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