Developing Early Years Practice

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Routledge, 2005 - Education - 258 pages
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This book provides readers working in a diverse range of early years settings with the underpinning knowledge required to increase their effectiveness in working with young children. It will explore a wide range of issues including: the roles and responsibilities of practitioners; developing reflective practice; how children learn and develop; early years curriculum; working with parents and professionals and developing inclusive environments.

* Appropriate for all SureStart Unit Recognized Awards

* Helps students meet the learning outcomes of the Statement of Requirement

* Covers the birth to eight age range

* Includes Practical work-related activities and issues for reflection

Combining an understanding of the relationship between practical workplace issues and relevant academic knowledge, this is a core textbook for all Foundation Degree students working in early years education and care. It is also highly relevant for students following an Early Childhood Studies degree or B.Ed/PGCE Early Years course.

 

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Contents

Foreword
x
Introduction
3
PART 1 CREATING EMPOWERING ENVIRONMENTS
6
PART 2 WAYS OF LEARNING
79
PART 3 CURRICULUM IN PRACTICE
158
Index
255
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Linda Miller is a Lecturer in Childhood Studies at the Open University; Carrie Cable is a Lecturer in Education at The Open University; Jane Devereux is Senior Lecturer in Education at the Open University.

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