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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Mathematics Through Play in the Early Years

Author: Kate Tucker

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446297853

Category: Education

Page: 160

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'The book is grounded in the latest research about how children become effective learners, particularly in relation to mathematics. Bringing together research and practice in an accessible way, Kate Tucker provides an essential resource for all those who work with young children. I strongly recommend it!' - Dr Sue Rogers, Head of Department of Early years and Primary Education, Institute of Education Offering practical examples of focused, playful teaching this popular book is back for a third edition, with even more activities to use in your setting with children aged from 3 to 8. Completely updated to include the revised Early Years Foundation Stage, this new edition covers all the hot topics in the field, and now includes: a new section on teaching mathematics in Forest School more coverage of using ICT to teach mathematics more coverage of children with Special Educational Needs (SEN) a key vocabulary section at the end of each chapter, and a detailed glossary expanded and updated suggestions for Further Reading even more activities to use in lessons, with some extended to include 7-8 year olds With a user-friendly layout, this new edition is an ideal resource for practitioners wishing to enhance their mathematics teaching, and for students wishing to develop their knowledge and understanding of how to use play to teach mathematics. Kate Tucker is an early years teacher, trainer and writer based in Devon.
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The Little Book of Maths Outdoors

Author: Terry Gould

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1472902556

Category: Mathematics

Page: 64

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This is a unique book that supports the current thinking behind outdoor learning. It features over 40 ideas for outdoor activities that support PSRN (problem solving, reasoning and numeracy) in the early years.
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The Early Years Teacher's Book

Achieving Early Years Teacher Status

Author: Leonie Abrahamson

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1526450798

Category: Education

Page: 448

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This is a clear, comprehensive, systematic and practical guide to achieving Early Years Teacher Status and meeting the EYT Standards and requirements.
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Understanding Mathematics for Young Children

A Guide for Foundation Stage and Lower Primary Teachers

Author: Derek Haylock,Anne D Cockburn

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446204979

Category: Education

Page: 272

View: 9744

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'This book is the ideal way to dispel some of the fears which surround the subject area of mathematics and should be an essential part of the professional development library of every early years setting provider for children aged three and over' - Early Years Update 'A book that is both readable and rigorous. [Its] guidance will help teachers to make mathematics meaningful to young children. Throughout the book connections are made which relate language, symbols, concrete materials and pictures to the key ideas that are central to effective learning for the 21st century. This book will help teachers gain a depth of understanding that will make them confident in engaging children with real mathematical thinking' - Dr J.E. Anghileri, Senior Lecturer in Mathematics and Mathematics Education, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge 'This is an updated version of a classic text which has been a best -seller among teachers and student teachers for many years. Being always strongly grounded in the classroom, it develops in a non-intimidating way teachers' own understanding of the mathematics they are teaching. Many insightful examples of children's thinking and appropriate activities help to illustrate the points. This is an essential book for teachers of Early Years and Key Stage 1' - Margaret Brown, Professor of Mathematics Education, King's College London, UK This is a fully revised version of the authors' successful and much-used book, Understanding Mathematics in the Lower Primary Years, updated to include the current Foundation Stage Curriculum and the new Primary Framework in England. The authors empower the reader to have a clearer understanding of the mathematical ideas behind the material they use in the classroom. They also show how children can be helped to develop an understanding of mathematics for themselves, rather than just learning recipes and routines with little meaning. Major themes are: - Understanding through making connections - Equivalence and transformation - Using and applying mathematics It is written for teachers and teacher trainees engaged in teaching mathematics to children aged 3 to 8 years. It is an essential student text and professional reference work for all teachers of children aged 3 to 8 years. Dr Derek Haylock is an education consultant and author, working in the field of mathematics education. His book Mathematics Explained for Primary Teachers has been a leader in the field for many years, with a third edition published in 2006. Dr Anne Cockburn is a Reader in the School of Education and Lifelong Learning at the University of East Anglia, Norwich. Watch the authors talking about their book here: YouTube
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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

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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 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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Primary Mathematics

Audit and Test

Author: Claire Mooney,Mike Fletcher

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 0857255398

Category: Education

Page: 56

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This book supports trainees on primary initial teacher training courses where a secure knowledge and understanding of mathematics is required for the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). A rigorous test enables trainees to identify their strengths and weaknesses in mathematics and this can be revisited in order to monitor and evaluate progress towards QTS. Trainees are able to direct their studies more usefully and quickly develop confidence in topics they find difficult. This edition is fully up to date with the 2007 QTS Standards.
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Supporting Numeracy

A Handbook for those who Assist in Early Years Settings

Author: Rita Headington

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134113420

Category: Education

Page: 100

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First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Teaching Mathematics 3-5

Developing Learning in the Foundation Stage

Author: Sue Gifford,Susan Gifford

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 033522511X

Category: Education

Page: 193

View: 8588

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The book places particular emphasis on adult-initiated, number-focused activities and playful, challenging and sensitive teaching strategies to engage younger children. The strategies are based on research and work with practitioners, and are illustrated by children’s own responses, such as making number jokes. It covers key areas of mathematics, including number, shape and space, measures and problem solving, with appropriate expectations and common difficulties as well as suggested activities.
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