Based on the experiences of teachers using action research with their pupils for the first time, this introductory text demystifies the issues commonly faced by the novice researcher. The author explains how the principles of action research can be effectively applied; how small-scale classroom...
Published October 11th 2012 by David Fulton Publishers
A developmental perspective for early years settings, 2nd Edition
Written to support early years professionals who are fascinated by the complexities and implications of early development, this fully updated second edition explains why children need to play and offers practical guidance on how best to support children’s development and learning through play....
Published September 6th 2011 by Routledge
A guide for students, practitioners and parents
When do babies begin to learn and what exactly are they learning? What are the key stages of a toddler’s development? Do movements such as crawling really affect later learning? How important is the environment to the under threes? What can I do to give each child the best possible support? Written...
Published August 1st 2011 by Routledge
Supporting children with learning differences, 3-9, 2nd Edition
There are many more children with learning differences and difficulties in our schools today. Their needs are varied and complex and professionals must find appropriate ways to enhance their learning. The value of play is endorsed in policy initiatives including The Early Years Foundation...
Published December 3rd 2009 by Routledge
Identifying and Supporting Young People with Movement Difficulties, 2nd Edition
Series: David Fulton / Nasen
Dyspraxia is increasingly common in young children. This fully revised and updated edition of Christine Macintyre’s invaluable companion explains the difficulties faced by children with dyspraxia in growing up and offers suggestions as to how these might be alleviated. In this book the children...
Published June 21st 2009 by Routledge
Understanding the Issues and Tackling the Problem
What is it that makes some children bully and some become victims? What can you do if despite your best efforts, a child keeps on taunting another? What steps can you take before communicating with parents and what will you say? The practice of bullying endures in all schools today. Despite the...
Published May 5th 2009 by Routledge
Identifying and Supporting Children with Movement Difficulties, 2nd Edition
Series: David Fulton / Nasen
Today there are more children than ever before in need of a variety of additional support needs, and many of these children have poor movement as a key contributory factor. Even in children with no specific ‘label’, movement is being found to be linked to learning, and educational professionals...
Published November 6th 2008 by Routledge
Understanding and Supporting their Development
Can you recognize and tell the difference between gifted and talented children? Do you know how to provide the support they need? Responding directly to current thinking in education, this book raises practitioners’ expectations, and shows you how to identify children in your class as gifted and...
Published May 19th 2008 by Routledge
Questions Practitioners Frequently Ask
This highly practical and accessible book is full of case studies and helpful advice on how to enhance our understanding of very young children. The author addresses key questions such as: is it nature or nurture that makes children who they are? how can I develop the best possible skills to...
Published March 7th 2007 by Routledge
Listening to the Children
I know there is something wrong, but what? How do I know if outside help for this child is needed? How do I tell parents that their child could have a learning difficulty? These are questions that most nursery workers, at some point in their careers, will have to face. Based on the lives of real...
Published April 21st 2005 by Routledge