Supporting Transitions In The Early Years

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), Jul 1, 2008 - Education - 167 pages
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This book highlights the key qualities which adults should seek to foster in children, to facilitate their current transitions and prepare them for the future. The author underlines the importance of listening to children from birth onwards, if we are to offer the kind of caring and educative environments that will best support their well-being.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
more than starting school
15
transitions from birth to 3
34
home preschool and school
55
stepping up through the system
75
transitions around the world
96
the role of assessment in transitions
117
Chapter 7 Transitions for life
139
References
155
Index
165
Back cover
168
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About the author (2008)

Liz Brooker is Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood at the Institute of Education, University of London, UK. She was a former Early Years teacher and her current research interests include children's perspectives on their play and learning, and the experiences of under-3s in group settings.

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