The Foundation Stage Teacher In Action

Author: Margaret Edgington
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761944195
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A fully revised edition of the author's best selling book, this resource now includes an extended section on leadership, and managing the foundation stage.

The Early Years Reflective Practice Handbook

Author: Avril Brock
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136302670
Size: 29.64 MB
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What do early childhood practitioners need to know about reflection and reflective practice? Ongoing reforms in early childhood care and education social policy affect all aspects of young children’s and their families’ lives. Decisions are being undertaken at a rapid pace and there is a need for those working in the field of Early Years to consolidate and reflect on their knowledge and practice, building on what they already know. This timely new book aims to support reflective practice for those working with young children in everyday work and in the wider political context, whatever their professional role and whatever level of qualification they hold. It takes a fresh look at a breadth of issues relating to early childhood care and education reflecting on policy, knowledge and practice. Incorporating practical reflection activities, case studies, exemplar scenarios and questions in each chapter the book considers: policy developments and how these have affected young children and their families issues around socio-culturalism, language, ethnicity, disposition, gender, inclusion and socio-economics when working with families learning through play and the notions of quality, observation and assessment and continuity contemporary issues that practitioners and students on placement may encounter in their everyday work deepening reflective thinking and practice through ongoing and continuing professional development. With practical guidance to help the reader reflect on their own practice, this text offers invaluable support to early years practitioners looking to develop their career and achieving higher qualification at both undergraduate and at Master’s level. The book is a must for students on early years courses including early childhood studies, initial teacher training and early years teacher status.

The Nursery Teacher In Action

Author: Margaret Edgington
Publisher: Paul Chapman Educational Publishing
ISBN: 9781853963681
Size: 30.88 MB
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`I wish that this useful book had been available during my years as an early years co-ordinator and teacher in charge of a nursery unit. All aspects of nursery teaching are analyzed in depth, and the author leaves the reader in no doubt about the specialist skills and versatility needed to be a nursery teacher or leader. I found the book absorbing and was particularly interested in the practical solutions to some of the difficult problems nursery teachers encounter. As well as being a fascinating book to read, it is also a valuable reference tool and ideal for planning training sessions in aspects of nursery management, such as policy writing, monitoring quality, providing equal opportunities, planning and assessment. There are useful summa

Professional Studies Primary And Early Years

Author: Kate Jacques
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1844450953
Size: 76.94 MB
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An invaluable guide to understanding and meeting the broad professional requirements for QTS, for all primary trainees.

Working With Parents

Author: Penny Kenway
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780704907171
Size: 13.67 MB
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There are many good reasons for working with parents: children's confidence and self-esteem are enhanced by the recognition and value which closer co-operation gives to the children's family, culture and community. This book is a practical guide to working with parents. It looks at how to overcome the obstacles which sometimes stand in the way of parental involvement. It describes the wide range of roles, activities and events which allow parents to participate.

Child Development

Author: Carolyn Meggitt
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
ISBN: 9780435899875
Size: 77.62 MB
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Includes a DVD providing video clips of children's developmental stages from birth to 8 years - giving you insight into the development of this age group. This title features references to relevant video clips provided alongside related information in the book.

Outdoor Learning In The Early Years

Author: Helen Bilton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113528170X
Size: 54.25 MB
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This book offers a complete guide to outdoor play, provision and learning in the Early Years and beyond.

How Children Learn

Author: John Holt
Publisher: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 0786746904
Size: 40.16 MB
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This enduring classic of educational thought offers teachers and parents deep, original insight into the nature of early learning. John Holt was the first to make clear that, for small children, “learning is as natural as breathing.” In this delightful yet profound book, he looks at how we learn to talk, to read, to count, and to reason, and how we can nurture and encourage these natural abilities in our children.”