Key Maths

Author: Andrew Parker,Jane Stamford

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780721707938

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Page: 2454

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Aimed at Key Stage Level 1, this book features graded activities covering a range of mathematical areas. Book 1 of a five part series, this book covers topics, such as number and algebra, measurement - use and application, and more.
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Nursery Numbers

Author: Sally Johnson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780721708676

Category: Mathematics

Page: 23

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Designed for use at Foundation Level, this workbook features fun-to-do numeric exercises giving children an understanding of early number work.
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Sound Practice

Author: A. Parker,Research Consultant Andrew Parker

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780721708638

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Page: 32

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Uses phonics to explore letter sounds. Easy-to-follow activities beginning with initial sounds, progressing to end sounds, medial sounds, initial blends and double vowel sounds.
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Moving On To Key Stage 1

Improving Transition from the Early Years Foundation Stage

Author: Fisher, Julie

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335238467

Category: Education

Page: 232

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Moving On to Key Stage 1 offers a series of practical strategies for promoting learning that meets the needs of 5, 6 and 7 year old learners. It challenges some current practices in the the English primary curriculum and asks whether offering more opportunities for play and child-initiated learning alongside teacher-directed activity could offer children of this age a more appropriate balance of learning experiences.
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Early Writing

Author: Anne Forster,Paul Martin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780721708317

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Page: 32

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Reinforces letter formation, from patterning to joined-up writing.
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Nursery

Author: Kathryn Linaker

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780721708140

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Page: 6501

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Designed for use at Foundation Level, this workbook features lots of fun exercises introducing children to the essential pre-reading and early mathematical skills.
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Effective Transition into Year One

Author: Alistair Bryce-Clegg

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 147294951X

Category: Education

Page: 72

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Helping children make the transition between Reception and Year One is a challenge. When done well it can have a significant impact on children's emotional and academic development, but when done badly it can set some children's development back by up to a year. Alistair Bryce-Clegg is determined to help practitioners conquer this challenge. Having been involved in a number of transition projects that specifically focus on children's emotional, social and academic development throughout this period, Alistair's draws upon his experience in this new book. Packed full of practical ideas to help practitioners to plan for and create an effective learning environment that promotes high levels of attainment in Year One based on the effective principles of EYFS practice, this book should be an essential in any Reception and Year One teacher's library.
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Early Spelling

From Convention to Creativity

Author: Gunther Kress

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113467841X

Category: Education

Page: 256

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In his latest book, Gunther Kress explores how children learn to spell in the context of current concerns about early literacy. Using numerous examples of children's writing and drawing, Kress looks at children as 'makers of meaning' and explores their earliest ventures into writing. Kress covers problems such as dyslexia within today's educational system. Technological aids on spelling and writing such as spell-checkers and the effects of the increasing visualization of communication (computer, TV, film) are also discussed.
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Early Comprehension

Author: Anne Forster,Paul Martin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780721709178

Category: Reading comprehension

Page: 32

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Aimed at Key Stage Level 1, this activity workbook contains exercises with picture comprehension, stories, poems, factual information and instructions. It is designed to help children apply their reading skills to new tasks such as using reference material, reading graphs and dictionaries as well as relating to everyday life skills.
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Nursery Writing

Author: Kathryn Linaker

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780721708249

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Page: 23

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Focuses on helping children develop the necessary pre-reading and early writing skills for foundation level. This workbook features fun-to-do exercises covering left-to-right co-ordination, letter and word recognition, pencil control and word writing.
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Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons

Author: Siegfried Engelmann,Phyllis Haddox,Elaine Bruner

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0671631985

Category: Education

Page: 395

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With more than half a million copies in print, Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons is the definitive guide to giving your child the reading skills needed now for a better chance at tomorrow, while bringing you and your child closer together. Is your child halfway through first grade and still unable to read? Is your preschooler bored with coloring and ready for reading? Do you want to help your child read, but are afraid you’ll do something wrong? Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons is a complete, step-by-step program that shows patents simply and clearly how to teach their children to read. Twenty minutes a day is all you need, and within 100 teaching days your child will be reading on a solid second-grade reading level. It’s a sensible, easy-to-follow, and enjoyable way to help your child gain the essential skills of reading. Everything you need is here—no paste, no scissors, no flash cards, no complicated directions—just you and your child learning together. One hundred lessons, fully illustrated and color-coded for clarity, give your child the basic and more advanced skills needed to become a good reader.
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The Comprehension Book

Author: Sue Dillon,Terry Dillon

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 0748734546

Category: English language

Page: 128

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These worksheets draw on material from a variety of genres including fiction, non-fiction, poetry, journalism, advertising and public information. The varied topics and material are ideal for reinforcing understanding across the curriculum.
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Moving on to Key Stage 1

Improving Transition from the Early Years Foundation Stage

Author: Julie Fisher,Lecturer Julie Fisher

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335238483

Category: Education

Page: 228

View: 4748

This practical book offers a series of strategies for promoting learning that meets the needs and interests of Key Stage 1 pupils, ensuring that the move from the Early Years Foundation Stage to Key Stage 1 is a positive one.
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Teaching Reading at Key Stage 1 and Before

Author: Jeni Riley

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748735167

Category: Education

Page: 188

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The requirements of the National Literacy Strategy are fully addressed in this book on teaching reading at Key Stage 1 and before. It features coverage of the structure and use of the English language and gives an explanation of classroom planning and management, based on an understanding of how children learn and progress. Included is also practical guidance on effective teaching practice, embedded in a modern theoretical framework.
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The Early Years Foundation Stage

Theory and Practice

Author: Ioanna Palaiologou

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446203476

Category: Education

Page: 256

View: 2022

Organized around 14 chapters, Section One looks at policy, pedagogy and key issues in practice surrounding the implementation of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), and Section Two looks at the areas of learning and development in EYFS. Ways to plan, implement, observe and evaluate activities for young children from Birth to 5 are discussed, a range of theoretical perspectives is built upon and different ways of delivering the EYFS are explored. By combining sound theoretical underpinning with practical case studies, this book offers a critical approach to the implementation of EYFS. It takes its inspiration and examples of best practice from projects based in a range of early years settings, and considers the role of the practitioner and the holistic development of the child.
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Wipe Clean Early Learning Activity Book

Author: Roger Priddy

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780312499228

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 56

View: 3678

Children can practice writing and number skills, spelling, math and many more essential learning activities over and over again with this fantastic wipe-clean work book.
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Problem Solving, Reasoning and Numeracy in the Early Years Foundation Stage

Author: Anita M Hughes

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136033661

Category: Education

Page: 160

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The Practical Guidance in the Early Years Foundation Stage series will assist practitioners in the smooth and successful implementation of the Early Years Foundation Stage. Each book gives clear and detailed explanations of each aspect of Learning and Development and encourages readers to consider each area within its broadest context to expand and develop their own knowledge and good practice. Practical ideas and activities for all age groups are offered along with a wealth of expertise of how elements from the practice guidance can be implemented within all early years settings. The books include suggestions for the innovative use of everyday ressources, popular books and stories. This book offers an in-depth understanding of children's thinking skills from a psychological perspective. The book introduces the Learning Tools model, a vital cognitive tool used by children to learn and solve problems, and gives practical ideas on how practitioners can use everyday materials to promote problem solving and early numeracy skills through play. Readers are encouraged to reflect on their own practice and understanding to help them provide learning opportunities to meet the unique needs of all children in their setting.
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The Primary English Encyclopedia

The heart of the curriculum

Author: Margaret Mallett

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1317232089

Category: Education

Page: 572

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This newly updated, user friendly Primary English Encyclopedia addresses all aspects of the primary English curriculum and is an invaluable reference for all training and practising teachers. Now in its fifth edition, entries have been revised to take account of new research and thinking. The approach is supportive of the reflective practitioner in meeting National Curriculum requirements in England and developing sound subject knowledge and good classroom practice. While the book is scholarly, the author writes in a conversational style and includes reproductions of covers of recommended children’s books and examples of children’s writing and drawing to add interest. The encyclopedia includes: over 600 entries , many expanded and entirely new for this edition, including entries on apps, blogging and computing; short definitions of key concepts; input on the initial teaching of reading including the teaching of phonics and the other cue-systems; extended entries on major topics such as speaking and listening, reading, writing, drama, poetry, non-fiction, bilingualism and children’s literature; information on new literacies and new kinds of texts for children; discussion of current issues and input on the history of English teaching in the primary years; extended entries on gender and literacy; important references for each topic, advice on further reading and accounts of recent research findings; and a Who’s Who of Primary English and lists of essential texts, updated for this new edition. This encyclopedia will be ideal for student teachers on BA and PGCE courses preparing for work in primary schools and primary school teachers. Anyone concerned with bringing about the informed and imaginative teaching of primary school English will find this book helpful and interesting.
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Mathematics in the Early Years

Author: Juanita V. Copley

Publisher: National Council of Teachers of

ISBN: 9780873534697

Category: Education

Page: 230

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This thought-provoking material shows that although children think differently from adults and although children construct their own informal mathematics, they are capable of surprisingly complex forms of mathematical thinking and learning. The book presents historical, theoretical and social pictures of early childhood mathematics; discusses the mathematics content essential to the young child's understanding and zooms in on mathematics for the young child from the panoramic view of mathematics for everyone.
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Teaching and Learning in the Early Years

Author: David Whitebread,Penny Coltman

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134095651

Category: Education

Page: 456

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How can we help children to become independent learners? The third edition of this invaluable companion for Early Years practitioners provides a broad-ranging and up-to-date review of current thinking and best practice within Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1 education. Based on the basic truth that an effective Early Years curriculum must start with the children, this book focuses on their needs and their potential. The best teaching must have a strong element of fun, wonder and excitement: David Whitebread and Penny Coltman show how play is a crucial part of this. Each chapter combines a review of important principles with practical and inspiring classroom examples. This third edition has been fully revised and updated in light of the introduction of the Early Years Foundation Stage, and includes completely new chapters concerned with classroom organisation to support independent learning, outdoor learning, speaking and listening and mathematics in the early years. The authors review all major areas of the Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1 curriculum and a range of basic issues and principles, including: an analysis of current research into how children learn discussions of general issues such as classroom organisation, curriculum management, and assessment a detailed section on play and language chapters covering individual curriculum areas across all six Foundation Stage areas of learning and across the areas of the Key Stage 1 National Curriculum The book is essential reading for all Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1 trainee teachers, their tutors and mentors, and serving teachers working with children in the three to seven age range wishing to reflect upon and develop their practice.
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