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Childhood in Society for the Early Years

Childhood in Society for the Early Years

  • Author: Rory McDowall Clark
  • Publisher: Learning Matters
  • ISBN: 1473996449
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 200
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Childhood can only be understood in relation to the multitude of social factors which surround it. This book is written for students doing degrees and foundation degrees in Early Years, Early Childhood Studies and related disciplines. It offers an introduction to the study of childhood and the different contexts within which childhood exists. The text encourages you to re-think childhood, exploring childhood from different contexts - from the child within the family, to the global perspective and the child's own perspective. It enables you to begin to understand childhood in relation to society and to develop the skills to look at childhood from a critical standpoint. This Third Edition includes a new chapter on 'The Evolution of Early Years Provision' adding essential context to the current situation. It has been updated in line with recent changes in the Early Years sector and includes some critical examination of the new Baseline Assessment.

Childhood in Society for Early Childhood Studies

Childhood in Society for Early Childhood Studies

  • Author: Rory McDowall Clark
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 1844457303
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 144
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Childhood can only be understood in relation to the multitude of social factors which surround it. This accessible text explores children’s place within society through an examination of the different contexts within which a child exists. It begins by looking at the child within the family then goes on to examine the child within the educational setting, the community, the nation and the global perspective. The child's own perspective is explored, recognising children as social agents in their own right. Finally it examines the current climate, making links with Every Child Matters, and considers today's public perceptions of childhood.

The Child in Society

The Child in Society

  • Author: Hazel R Wright
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 1473911664
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 240
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The child has a very special place in society, and society defines and shapes childhood. Understanding childhood is essential to early years students and this book offers a great introduction. Taking a thematic approach, chapters cover: Historical and Cultural Perspectives Policy and Economic Perspectives Psychological and Biological Perspectives Contemporary Views. Each chapter prompts you to reflect on core issues and interrogate your practice and attitudes towards children in your care. This fantastic foundation will help you to begin to understand the relationship between the child and society. Visit https://uk.sagepub.com/en-gb/eur/the-child-in-society/book240119#resources for free access to a selection of SAGE Journal Articles related to key topics in the book.

Child Observation for the Early Years

Child Observation for the Early Years

  • Author: Ioanna Palaiologou
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 0857257455
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 184
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This is a key text for all those studying for degrees and foundation degrees in early childhood, early years and related disciplines. It enables students to appreciate the central role of observation for understanding, planning for and educating early years children. It covers the theoretical background in detail and highlights important works. The book includes guidance on techniques and recording and analyzing and consideration of the ethical implications. The text helps students to understand how their observations can be effectively used to draw conclusions or to prompt further study. This Second Edition includes new chapters on the curriculum and recording and analyzing.

Contemporary Issues in the Early Years

Contemporary Issues in the Early Years

Working Collaboratively for Children

  • Author: Gillian Pugh
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 0761970533
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 223
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Praise for First Edition 'The book has been extensively revised to take account of recent legislation in education, health and social services, and includes a new chapter on children’s rights. It brings together the views of many of the most prominent and well-respected figures in the early years sector' - Nursery World It is now widely accepted that during the first few years of life the foundations are laid for all future development. If children are to reach their full potential, then high quality services are required that meet their needs for education and care, and the needs of their parents for support. Yet it is only very recently that government has recognized the importance of

Implementing Quality Improvement & Change in the Early Years

Implementing Quality Improvement & Change in the Early Years

  • Author: Michael Reed,Natalie Canning
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 1446291944
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 216
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For all those working in Early Years, improving quality experiences for all young children is a priority. By examining issues surrounding quality improvement, the importance of reflective practice and the attributes required in the workplace to effect change and leadership, this book provides a contemporary view of practice. Chapters focus on how settings can improve quality experiences for young children and how to implement strategies that lead to quality improvement. Issues covered include: - multi-disciplinary working - evaluating impact through reflective practice - creativity, digital technologies and play - safeguarding young children - leading practice and leading change - working with parents - improving the quality of student experience This text allows students and practitioners to examine and reflect on practises that lead to creative Quality Improvement Strategies (QIS) in Early Years settings. Michael Reed is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Worcester, Institute of Education: Centre for Early Childhood Natalie Canning is a Lecturer in Early Years at The Open University.

Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education

Society and Culture

  • Author: Angela Anning,Joy Cullen,Marilyn Fleer
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 9780761943877
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 226
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This book presents social and cultural perspectives on current theories of learning in early childhood education.

Learning in the Early Years

Learning in the Early Years

A Guide for Teachers of Children 3-7

  • Author: Jeni Riley
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 9780761941064
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 225
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This book will help early years educators understand the nature, form, and content of the curriculum for children aged 3 to 7 and the most appropriate ways of presenting it.

Child Development for Early Years Students and Practitioners

Child Development for Early Years Students and Practitioners

  • Author: Sally Neaum
  • Publisher: Learning Matters
  • ISBN: 1473967538
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 208
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This accessible core text to child development is for students of degrees and foundation degrees in Early Years, Early Childhood Studies and related disciplines and for early years practitioners. It introduces the context of child development, how we can develop an understanding of this development and how early years practitioners can support this in practice. This new Third Edition has been updated throughout and brought into line with current policy. It references the 2014 Special Educational Needs Code of Practice and the new Early Years Teacher status. Other updates to this edition include: a new chapter on critiquing the assessment of school readiness - increasingly a topical theme in the Early Years new information and discussion of the differences between the EYFS and the first Key Stage of the National Curriculum new case studies and enhanced interactive activities.

Assessment in Early Childhood Settings

Assessment in Early Childhood Settings

Learning Stories

  • Author: Margaret Carr
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 9780761967941
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 202
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This book shows that an early childhood setting can be described as a learning place in which children develop learning dispositions such as resilience in the face of uncertainty, confidence to express their ideas, and collaborative and thoughtful approaches to problem-solving. These dispositions provide the starting point for life-long learning. The author asks: How can we assess and track children's learning in the early years in a way that includes learning dispositions and avoids the pitfalls of over-formal methods, whilst being helpful for practitioners, interesting for families, and supportive for learners? The book · describes a way of assessment that stays close to the children's r