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Planning for Early Learning
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Planning for Early Learning
Educating Young Children

Second Edition

Other Titles in:
Early Childhood Education

August 1997 | 176 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Since the First Edition was published, there have been considerable social and political changes: increased demand for day care for babies and children under three; and increased early admission to infant school; desirable outcomes for fourr-olds supporting The National Curriculum for fiveto seven year-olds; and baseline assessment at five years.

Victoria Hurst sets out how practitioners can structure and organize their thinking about early education and the curriculum, so that they can support and extend children's learning and development. She also shows how practitioners can judge the effectiveness of their educational provision and learn more about the education of young children.

 
Introduction
 
Educating Young Children
 
Young Children Thinking
 
What Do We Mean By Play?
 
Understanding the Curriculum
 
Making the Curriculum Work
 
Observation and Assessment
 
Home and Setting Working Together
 
The Process of Evaluation
 
Improving the Education of Young Children

I have recommended this book as an essential resource that helps students understand the importance of planning in the early years.
The book explains the planning process clearly and is an essential resource that helps students succeed with their externally set task.

Mrs Beverley Owen-jones
SCHOOL OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE, Neath Port Talbot College
February 13, 2013

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