This is a practical, accessible guide to early years practice. The author examines current theories about how children learn best and focuses on how we can support and extend the learning of young children. This fully revised edition discusses Birth to Three Matters, the new Childcare Bill and...
Published February 7th 2007 by Routledge
A Global Perspective on Child Development
Taking a child-centred view of education and learning, this multidisciplinary exploration of childhood shows how children make sense of the world through everything they come into contact with, and all their interactions. The book takes a broad assessment of all children’s roles and experiences,...
Published July 13th 2006 by Routledge
This introductory text shows how, by observing children knowledgeably, practitioners can plan for and assess the young children in their care much more effectively. Observation as a 'tool for learning' has long been considered to be one of the most beneficial ways of teaching the very young, and...
Published April 19th 2005 by Routledge
With the government's commitment to funding nursery education for all four-year-olds, those working in this field must develop their knowledge of child development and theories of learning. This book provides a good head start....
Published March 20th 2002 by Routledge
Published October 21st 1998 by Routledge
This is the first book for early years professionals and students which includes guidance on inspections and how to meet the 'desirable outcome'. It is written in a clear and accessible way, and offers guidance to promote learning....
Published May 6th 1998 by Routledge