How Children Learn - Book 1

From Montessori to Vygosky - Educational Theories and Approaches Made Easy

Author: Linda Pound

Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

ISBN: 1907241531

Category: Education

Page: 81

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An unrivalled introduction to the pioneers of educational theory that you won't be able to get through your studies without. This must-have book includes profiles on Vygotsky, Steiner, Montessori and Froebel, as well as 24 other theorists.
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Developing Professional Practice 0-7

Author: Sonia Blandford,Catherine Knowles

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9781405841146

Category: Education

Page: 496

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Developing Professional Practice 0 to 7 provides a thoroughly comprehensive and cutting edge guide to developing the understanding and practical skills necessary for working within early years education. Chapter content is directly linked to the early years professional standards and pedagogical features are incorporated throughout the book to guide the student: Chapter objectives at the start of each chapter clearly set out the learning goals for that chapter Reflect and relate to practice sections throughout the book encourage the student to apply theory to real practice in schools and other early years settings whilst also encouraging them to critically evaluate all core topics, arguments and debates Discussion points spark debate by examining key controversies in detail What happens in practice? sections illuminate the discussion with examples from real practice Additional resources and support are provided via the companion website, including: self-study questions, case studies, interviews with practitioners and students, weblinks, a glossary, video clips and PowerPoint slides Developing Professional Practice 0-7 is essential reading for anyone training to work in the early years, and an invaluable resource for all those already in the early stages of their careers.
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Theories and Approaches to Learning in the Early Years

Author: Linda Miller,Linda Pound

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446210235

Category: Education

Page: 192

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By focusing on key figures in early years education and care, this book considers the influential thinkers and ground-breaking approaches that have revolutionized practice. With contributions from leading authorities in the field, chapters provide an explanation of the approach, an analysis of the theoretical background, case studies, questions and discussion points to facilitate critical thinking. Included are chapters on: - Froebel - Psychoanalytical theories - Maria Montessori - Steiner Waldorf education - High/Scope - Post-modern and post-structuralist perspectives - Forest Schools - Vivian Gussin Paley - Te Whatilderiki Written in an accessible style and relevant to all levels of early years courses, the book has staggered levels of Further Reading that encourage reflection and promotes progression. Linda Miller is Professor Emeritus of Early Years, The Open University Linda Pound is a consultant and author, renowned for her work in early years education and care.
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Arts and Humanities Academics in Schools

Mapping the Pedagogical Interface

Author: Geoff Baker,Andrew Fisher

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1441174109

Category: Education

Page: 192

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In recent years interest in schools outreach and academic enrichment has increased dramatically, reflecting a greater social conscience and awareness of the impact that universities can have on the wider community. The transferable skills that academics bring to schools need to be honed for this new learning environment, as delivery methods and success benchmarks are radically different in a schools context. This collection addresses the numerous issues raised when arts and humanities academics become involved with schools, bringing together practitioners from a broad range of fields within the arts and humanities to share experiences and insights.
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Foundations of Primary Teaching

Author: Denis Hayes

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136675159

Category: Education

Page: 496

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Now in its fifth edition, Foundations of Primary Teaching will be an essential resource for any trainee or practicing primary teacher. Written in a friendly and accessible manner, this book has been updated in line with the new curriculum and provides a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of teaching within the primary school. It blends theory and practice to foster and develop effective pedagogy and, in so doing, to stimulate your thinking, expand your horizons and motivate you to relish one of the most thrilling, frustrating, exhausting, exciting and important jobs in the world. Written specifically for student teachers on BA, BEd and PGCE courses, as well as students taking Education Studies, this text will encourage you to develop a fuller understanding and appreciation of teaching as professional practice through an emphasis on: Reflective thinking and action Relationships and motivation in the classroom A full range of tried and tested teaching and assessment strategies Creativity and transferable teaching skills Personalised learning. Also incorporating new material on changes and innovations that have taken place in education; childhood; the process of, and context for, learning; and issues teachers face, as well as updated further reading lists, this wholly revised fifth edition should be on the bookshelf of all student teachers on initial teacher training courses at the primary level, newly qualified teachers and more experienced teachers wishing to enhance their practice.
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Supporting mathematical development in the early years

Author: Linda Pound

Publisher: Open Univ Pr

ISBN: 9780335217793

Category: Education

Page: 167

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Supporting Mathematical Development in the Early Years provides practical guidance for parents, teachers and other early years workers who want to give children a good start in mathematical development. Showing how competent children are as mathematicians from an early age, the book offers an overview of young children's mathematical behaviour at home and in early years settings.
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The Early Childhood Educator for Diploma

Author: Lorraine Walker,Shelagh Miller,Sonja Tansey

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education Australia

ISBN: 1743765096

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 456

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Revised versions of five chapters have been added to this resource to meet the requirements of CHC50113 – Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care, Release 4. The chapters are: BSBMGT605 Provide leadership across the organisation, CHCMGT003 Lead the work team, CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice, CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice, CHCPOL002 Develop and implement policy. Looking for a blended digital solution? Get Connect! Connect is an online resource hosting an abundance of interactive learning tools to create the ultimate learning experience for your students. Click here for more information. The Early Childhood Educator for Diploma aligns with the CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care from the CHC (Community Services) Training Package endorsed in July 2013. This qualification applies to all early childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing a curriculum in early childhood education and care services. A Diploma qualified early childhood educator works to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard (NQS) and may have responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other staff. This text has been designed to support students learning with content and activities at the appropriate Diploma level of difficulty, as well as a Registered Training Organisations delivery of this valuable qualification. Scope The Early Childhood Educator for Diploma provides complete coverage of twelve of the required twenty three core units of competency of the CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care. The remaining eleven core units are included in the companion text detailed below). It also includes five elective units carefully selected to enable an overall effective introduction to the essential skills and knowledge needed to be an effective Diploma qualified early years practitioner. Related titles The Early Childhood Educator for Certificate III is the companion and supporting text.
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