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    Quality Education in the Early Years (Paperback) By (author) Lesley Abbott, Edited by Rosemary Rodger

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    DescriptionThis volume identifies and explores high quality work (and what shapes it) in early years education. It shows us children and adults variously working and playing, talking and communicating, learning and laughing, caring and sharing in a rich tapestry of case studies which highlight quality experiences and interactions. Every chapter is based around a particular case study, each one tackling a different issue: the curriculum, play, assessment, roles and relationships, special needs, partnerships with parents and equal opportunities. All the writers work together in early years education on a day-to-day basis enabling them to pool their different expertise to create a balanced but challenging approach. They give inspiring examples of, and outline underlying principles for, quality work and ask important questions of all those involved in the education and care of young children.

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    Quality Education in the Early Years
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Lesley Abbott, Edited by Rosemary Rodger
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 208
    Width: 134 mm
    Height: 212 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 299 g
    ISBN 13: 9780335192304
    ISBN 10: 0335192300

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: EDU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.8
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK
    BIC subject category V2: JNLB
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: JNLA, JNA
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 23
    Ingram Subject Code: ED
    Libri: I-ED
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    B&T General Subject: 340
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Approval Code: A37420000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27250
    BISAC V2.8: EDU023000, EDU010000
    DC20: 372.12
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBK
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 372.21/0941
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 372.210941
    LC classification: LB1139.3.G, LB1139.3.G7 Q35 1994
    Thema V1.0: JNA, JNLB, JNLA
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    bibliography, index
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    01 October 1994
    Publication City/Country
    Milton Keynes
    Review quote
    "The book has a strong professional and practical style, and the material is presented in a skilful manner by experienced contributors. The result is a text which identifies and discusses quality inan accessible form for all interested adults, both parents and professionals, who are involved with young children, achieved largely without trivializing the issues which are addressed." - Education Today and Tomorrow "...an interesting and instructive lesson for us all." - Early Years
    Table of contents
    Introduction The Search for Quality in the Early Years 'A Quality Curriculum in the Early Years' Raising Some Questions 'Play is-fun, but it's hard work too' The Search for Quality Play in the Early Years 'Why involve me?' Encouraging Children and their Parents to Participate in the Assessment Process 'It's nice here now' Managing Young Children's Behaviour 'She'll have a go at anything' Towards an Equal Opportunities Policy 'We only speak English here, don't we?' Supporting Language Development in a Multi-Lingual Context 'People matter' The Role of Adults in Providing a Quality Learning Environment 'You feel like you belong' Establishing Partnerships Between Parents and Educators 'Look at me, I'm only two' Educate for the Under Threes Where Do We Go From Here? Concluding Thoughts Bibliography Index