Learning in Early Childhood

Learning in Early Childhood A Whole Child Approach from birth to 8

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November 2011 | SAGE Publications Ltd
FormatPublished DateISBNPrice
Hardcover04/11/20119781849204040£91.00
Paperback04/11/20119781849204057£28.99
Electronic Version30/11/20119781446254349£22.99
Electronic Version08/11/20139781446291146£22.99
Contents
 
PART ONE: HOW YOUNG CHILDREN LEARN
Pat Beckley
Historical Perspectives
Pat Beckley
Theories of Learning
Pat Beckley
Partnerships with Parents/Carers
Pat Beckley
Pedagogy in Practice
 
PART TWO: SUPPORTING YOUNG CHILDREN'S LEARNING
Pat Beckley
Motivation and Self-Esteem
Sue Lambert
Inclusion and 'Educating' the Whole Child
Helen Hendry
Diversity in the Early Years
Sharon Marsden
Thinking Skills
 
PART THREE: ORGANIZING THE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
Lindy Nahmad-Williams
Approaches to Play
Jane Johnston
Enabling Environments
Alison Jakins
Learning and Teaching Styles
Pat Beckley
Leadership and Management in Early Years Settings
 
PART FOUR: ISSUES IN PRACTICE
Becky Glenton
Engaging Early Learners
Pat Beckley
The Social Context
Anita Soni
Multi-Agency Working
Liz Creed
Forward Thinking and Forward Practice
Independent Customer Reviews

'This book offers a comprehensive and well-structured overview of the early years. The traditons of good practice are conveyed alongside recent developments in our understanding of learning and teaching in the early years' -
Pat Broadhead, Professor of Playful Learning. Leeds Metropolitan University


'Each of the chaptes include learning objectives, case studies, points for discussion and suggestions for further reading, making this a useful text for both personal study and group reflection'
- Early Years Update


Really well laid out. Lots of aspects of children's learning explained clearly. A helpful companion for our students.

Sarah Holmes
Childhood & Youth Studies, Liverpool Hope University
September 4, 2017

A very good book that is very beneficial for students that can improve their knowledge.

Mrs Svetlana Shivacheva
University Centre Croydon, Croydon College
July 4, 2016

Good book for students learning about child development

Mrs Navjot Virk
Nursing, Counselling & Psychotherapy, Derby University
May 28, 2015

An excellent text with good coverage and very accessible to Level 5 and 6 students.

Mr Philip Selbie
Plymouth Institute of Education, University of Plymouth
April 21, 2015
Contributors: 

Pat Beckley