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Developing Learning in Early Childhood

by Tina Bruce Paul Chapman Educational Publishing
Pub Date:
02/2004
ISBN:
9780761941767
Format:
Pbk 248 pages
Price:
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This book shows how adults can support children and actively help them develop their learning in early childhood. Drawing on traditional approaches and recent research and theories, the author effectively demonstrates the need for a balance between the biological and socio-cultural aspects of the development of learning. The author draws on a wide range of examples from practitioners, including nursery teachers, health visitors, community workers, in the public, private and voluntary sectors.

Features include:

Developing Learning. What does it mean?
Active learning by doing real things
How Language helps the development of learning
Developing creativity and imagination
The importance of embracing diversity and inclusion principles

Table of Contents:
Background
Holistic Services for Whole Children
How Does Learning Develop?
Mind and Brain
A Sense of Self
Social and Cultural Development Communication
Talk
Doing Real Things
Why Is Play Important?
The Essentials of Play
Using Symbols
Learning in Childhood and Beyond
Charlie's Day

Background Holistic Services for Whole Children How Does Learning Develop? Mind and Brain A Sense of Self Social and Cultural Development Communication Talk Doing Real Things Why Is Play Important? The Essentials of Play Using Symbols Learning in Childhood and Beyond Charlie's Day

Tina Bruce Freelance Consultant