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Teaching Early Years Foundation Stage
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Teaching Early Years Foundation Stage

Edited by:
  • Jo Basford - Manchester Metropolitan University (Crewe)
  • Elaine Hodson - Manchester Metropolitan University (Crewe)


July 2008 | 184 pages | Learning Matters
The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) came into force in September 2008 and established a framework for providing learning, development and care for children from birth to five. This book examines the EYFS within the context of Achieving QTS and is a core text for primary trainees covering this stage of children's learning. It links the principles and commitments of the EYFS with the new standards for QTS while covering all required content. The book examines the continuous nature of learning from birth to five, the inter-relatedness between care, learning and development, and the importance of sensitive transitions.

 
Introduction
 
The Early Years Foundation Stage: principles into practice
 
Personal, social and emotional development
 
Creative development and critical thinking
 
Physical development, health and well-being
 
Problem solving, reasoning and numeracy
 
Communication, language and literacy
 
Knowledge and understanding of the world
 
ICT in the Early Years Foundation Stage
 
Observation, assessment and planning
 
Positive relationships: parents as partners
 
Working with others to support children and families: the importance of multi-agency working

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