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Supporting Pedagogy and Practice in Early Years Settings
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Supporting Pedagogy and Practice in Early Years Settings


July 2010 | 176 pages | Learning Matters
To achieve EYPS, candidates must understand the Early Years Foundation stage (EYFS), and how to put it into practice. This text supports those on all EYPS pathways to extend their knowledge and understanding of effective pedagogy within the context of the EYFS. It begins by looking at effective practice in the EYFS and how research has informed recent initiatives. It goes on to cover children's learning and development, safe and stimulating environments and the role of the adult. The text considers how EYPs can support others in their practice to improve the delivery of learning throughout their setting.

 
Introduction
 
Perspectives on Early Years pedagogy
 
Children's learning and development
 
Meeting the needs of all children
 
A safe and stimulating environment
 
The role of the EYP in supporting children's learning
 
Sustained shared thinking
 
Evaluating effective practice
 
Continuing professional development

Easy to understand and appropriate for student extended reading

Mrs Helen Veronica McLaughlin
Early Childhood Education Department, Stranmillis University College
December 15, 2016

A very good read for the our FD and BA students studying Pedagogy. The book is easy to read with case studies and realistic scenarios throughout.

Mrs Annette Trilk
Child care, Wakefield College
August 22, 2015

The book covers a wide range of Early Childhood issues with a close link to the EY Standards. A very useful book for Early Childhood Students at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Mrs Svetlana Shivacheva
University Centre Croydon, Croydon College
March 18, 2014

A useful text in general. In particular, the chapter on Sustained Shared Thinking is clearly written with thought-provoking case studies. This will provide a useful introduction to Early Years Practice for our students.

Mrs Emma Goto
Department of Teacher Development, university of winchester
October 16, 2013

Although there are some interesting sections e.g. discussion around the environment, SST and differing approaches to learning on the whole this book is more suited to UG students or those studying the FdA. It might be supportive for one of our 3-7 PGCE students who needs to know more about the youngest children. The reflective tasks are useful and may be adapted and up-dated for our PGCE students.

Mrs Sheena Smart
Education, Brighton University
July 1, 2013

Useful and accessible for students.

Ms Amanda French
Education (Walsall), Wolverhampton University
April 24, 2012

accessible but packed with information which saves students trawling through lots of texts. reflective tasks and case studies are great as food for thought.

Mrs Ruth Moore
Centre for Training and Development (CETAD), Lancaster University
February 20, 2012

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