Planning an Appropriate Curriculum in the Early Years

Planning an Appropriate Curriculum in the Early Years : A Guide for Early Years Practitioners and Leaders, Students and Parents

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Now its third edition, Planning an Appropriate Curriculum in the Early Years offers a comprehensive guide for early years practitioners and students on how to plan and implement a suitable curriculum for the children in an Early Years setting. It examines the key roles and responsibilities of practitioners working in early years settings and those with responsibility for leading and managing provision for EYFS in primary schools. Fully and completely revised and updated in line with the review of the Early Years Foundation Stage and the latest research evidence, this book covers all aspects of the curriculum including: * The areas of learning and development; * Assessment procedures and record keeping; * Leadership and management in the early years; * The role played by parents and carers in children's learning and development; * Planning for child initiated learning and adult-led activities. With case studies of good practice and questions for reflective practice and group work, this fully updated best seller will be welcomed by students and practitioners looking to provide high quality and effective learning experiences for the under fives.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 232 pages
  • 174 x 242 x 16mm | 421.84g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 6 black & white illustrations, 84 black & white tables, 2 black & white halftones
  • 0415583047
  • 9780415583046
  • 422,104

About Rosemary Rodger

Rosemary Rodger is an early years consultant and trainer. She works with schools, nurseries and children's centres in the UK and is involved in launching the Urban Leadership Centre's Children's Centres leadership model. She was previously Senior Lecturer in Early Years Education at Edge Hill University and Manchester Metropolitan University before becoming an Additional Inspector of primary and nursery schools.

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Review quote

'If you want support with providing high quality and effective learning experiences in the early years, look no further than this bestseller!' Early Years Educator, vol 13. April 2012, Martine Horvath

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Table of contents

1 Introduction 2. A curriculum for the 21st century 3. Developing effective assessment procedures 4. Planning for Learning 5. Leadership and management in the early years 6. Learning and Development 7. Involving parents and carers 8. Personal, social and emotional development 9. Communication, language and literacy 10. Physical development 11. Mathematical development 12. Providing a context for learning: understanding the world 13. Expressive arts and design Bibliography

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