Bringing the Reggio Approach to your Early Years Practice

Bringing the Reggio Approach to your Early Years Practice

This convenient guide will help early years practitioners, students and parents to really understand what the Reggio Approach can offer their setting and children.

Author: Linda Thornton

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317801863

Category: Education

Page: 120

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Have you ever wondered what the Reggio Approach is all about, why it works, and how it can be used to benefit the young children in your setting? The book describes how educators in Reggio Emilia work with young children, and looks at the connections between the Reggio Approach and the revised Early Years Foundation Stage framework. It provides practical examples involving children of different ages in a wide variety of settings, helping the reader to see the connection between practice and theory. This new edition has been fully updated to show the increasingly mirroring connections between the Reggio Approach and the principles and commitments of the recently revised Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework. Each chapter focuses on one important aspect of the Reggio Approach and includes: Practical examples involving children of different ages in a wide variety of settings, helping the reader to see the connection between practice and theory Questions to enable the reader to reflect on and develop his or her own practice in accordance with new statutory requirements References to sources of further reading and information. This convenient guide will help early years practitioners, students and parents to really understand what the Reggio Approach can offer their setting and children.
Categories: Education

Bringing the Reggio Approach to Your Early Years Practice

Bringing the Reggio Approach to Your Early Years Practice

In Reggio theory comes out of practice, rather than practice being determined by a fixed educational theory. ... (Gambetti 1998) If we want to bring the influence of the Reggio Approach to our early years settings in the UK, ...

Author: Linda Thornton

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135395384

Category: Education

Page: 104

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Have you ever wondered what the Reggio approach is really all about, why it works, and how it can be used to benefit the young children in your setting? Well this book will answer all your questions and more!
Categories: Education

Bringing the Froebel Approach to your Early Years Practice

Bringing the Froebel Approach to your Early Years Practice

Bringing . . . to your Early Years Practice Series Editor: Sandy Green This accessible series introduces some of the most important early years philosophies and shows how aspects of them could be incorporated into your setting.

Author: Helen Tovey

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781317207221

Category: Education

Page: 134

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Have you ever wondered about the origins of the kindergarten and the influence of Froebel on early years practice? What did Froebel mean by a garden for children? Why did he believe that play is central in young children’s learning? Bringing the Froebel Approach to your Early Years Practice looks at the founder of the kindergarten and his profound influence on provision and practice for young children today. The Froebelian approach is not a method but includes distinctive principles which shape and guide practice. This new edition has been fully updated in line with the revised EYFS and includes: extra material on using the approach with children of different ages and the role of the adult a discussion of key Froebelian principles such as play, imagination, creativity, learning through self-activity and making connections an examination of block play and how this can be developed in contemporary settings Froebel’s ideas on nature and outdoor play and why these are fundamental to young children’s learning how Froebel used movement, song, rhythm and rhyme to provide key learning experiences With examples of innovative practice and ideas for reflection, this convenient guide will help practitioners and students fully understand what the Froebel approach can offer their setting and children.
Categories: Education

Bringing the Steiner Waldorf Approach to your Early Years Practice

Bringing the Steiner Waldorf Approach to your Early Years Practice

Bringing ... to your Early Years Practice Series Editor: Sandy Green Also available: Bringing the Forest School Approach to your Early Years Practice Karen Constable Bringing the High/Scope Approach to your Early Years Practice Nicky ...

Author: Janni Nicol

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317556176

Category: Education

Page: 140

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Have you ever wondered what the Steiner approach is all about, where it comes from and how it can be used to benefit the young children in your setting? Bringing the Steiner Waldorf Approach to your Early Years Setting is an excellent introduction to this philosophy. Janni Nicol clearly explains the history of Steiner Waldorf education, the role of play in learning and the key themes of rhythm, repetition and reverence with ideas for activities and resources. Practical examples throughout the book involving children of different ages in a wide variety of settings allow readers to see the connection between theory and practice. This new edition has been fully updated to include: Clear comparisons between Steiner practice and the revised Early Years Foundations Stage (EYFS) requirements A section on the growth of international Steiner settings Information on celebrating festivals and outdoor environments This convenient guide will help Early Years practitioners, students and parents to really understand what the Steiner Waldorf approach can bring to their practice and children.
Categories: Education

Bringing the Montessori Approach to your Early Years Practice

Bringing the Montessori Approach to your Early Years Practice

Bringing ... to your Early Years Practice Series Editor: Sandy Green Also available: Bringing the High/Scope Approach to your Early Years Practice Nicky Holt Bringing the Reggio Approach to your Early Years Practice Pat Brunton and ...

Author: Barbara Isaacs

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317572367

Category: Education

Page: 168

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Have you ever wondered what the Montessori approach is all about and how it can be used to benefit the young children in your setting? This book explains how the Montessori approach works offering guidance on planning and assessment methods alongside practical activities for practitioners to try. Throughout there are practical examples involving children of different ages in a wide range of settings to show how Montessori principles have been implemented. . This new edition has been fully updated to include: The revised areas of learning in the EYFS and how these link to Montessori practice An examination of early effective learning Approaches to effective learning in Montessori settings A new chapter on Montessori approaches to the assessment requirements of the EYFSquestions for reflection This convenient guide will help early years practitioners, students and parents to really understand what the Montessori approach means to their setting and children.
Categories: Education

Bringing the Forest School Approach to your Early Years Practice

Bringing the Forest School Approach to your Early Years Practice

Developed into what we now call the Reggio Approach, the earliest pre-school was set up to inspire a new generation after the depression and poverty of war times. Under the guidance of teacher Loris Malaguzzi, staff in the setting ...

Author: Karen Constable

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317660224

Category: Education

Page: 156

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This easy-to-read series provides an introduction to some of the most important early years philosophies and shows how they can be incorporated into your setting. Each book provides: an outline of the background to the approach clear explanations of the relevance to contemporary thinking suggestions to help you plan a successful learning environment examples of what the individual approach can look like in practice. These convenient guides are essential to early years practitioners, students and parents who wish to fully understand what each approach means to their setting and children. How has Forest School helped to change attitudes about risk and challenge in the early years? What are the benefits of using this approach for children’s development, health and overall wellbeing? Bringing the Forest School Approach to your Early Years Practice provides an accessible introduction to Forest School practice. It identifies the key issues involved in setting up, running and managing a Forest school environment and offers clear guidance on resources, staffing and space required for successful play and learning outdoors. Including links to the Early Years Foundation Stage and a wide range of case studies, the book covers: The beginnings of Forest School and how practice has developed Child centred play and learning that allows for risk taking and challenge Planning for children’s individual needs, learning styles and schemas The learning environment The role of the adult including health and safety and children’s welfare. Full of practical advice, this convenient guide will help practitioners to deliver new, exciting and inspiring opportunities for the children they care for.
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Loris Malaguzzi and the Reggio Emilia Experience

Loris Malaguzzi and the Reggio Emilia Experience

Smith, C. (1998), 'Children with “special rights” in the preprimary schools and infant–toddler centres of Reggio Emilia', in C. Edwards, L. Gandini and G. Forman ... (2007) Bringing the Reggio Approach to Your Early Years Practice.

Author: Kathy Hall

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472518767

Category: Education

Page: 208

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The Municipal preschools of Reggio Emilia, in Northern Italy, are renowned world-wide for the excellence of their provision. This approach provides a unique collaboration between children, parents, teachers and the wider community. Loris Malaguzzi and the Reggio Emilia Experience brings together the history and context of the Reggio Emilia experience, and explores the principles espoused by Loris Malaguzzi and the Early Years' Educators of the Reggio Emilia Municipality. It critically evaluates the emergent curriculum and quality provision and offers new insights into the powerful and dominant discourses of the Reggio movement. It will provide students and educators with a comprehensive overview of the phenomenon that is Reggio Emilia.
Categories: Education

Making the Most of Outdoor Learning

Making the Most of Outdoor Learning

Making the most of Outdoor Learning' demonstrates the value of outdoor as well as indoor learning environments.

Author: Linda Thornton

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9781408193969

Category: Early childhood education

Page: 128

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Making the most of Outdoor Learning' demonstrates the value of outdoor as well as indoor learning environments. It shows how outdoor spaces, both in the setting and further afield, can add richness to the learning environment that settings provide for very young children.
Categories: Early childhood education

Making the Most of Reclaimed and Natural Materials

Making the Most of Reclaimed and Natural Materials

This book has been specifically written to celebrate the wonderful ideas and theories that babies and young children demonstrate on a daily basis, as they play and explore the world around them.

Author: Linda Thornton

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9781408189177

Category: Child development

Page: 112

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Reclaimed and natural materials, in all their variety of colours, shapes, sizes, textures and origins, are fascinating and intriguing to children of all ages! This book has been specifically written to celebrate the wonderful ideas and theories that babies and young children demonstrate on a daily basis, as they play and explore the world around them. Each of the scenarios in this book, accompanied by stunning full colour photographs, shows how the use of reclaimed and natural materials can support play and active learning, exploration and investigation and creativity and critical thinking across the six areas of learning of the Early Years Foudation Stage. Through easily understood text and colour photographs, this book provides both photographic and written support for early years professionals wishing to develop their understanding of: - the role of the creative practitioner - a creative learning environment - child-initiated and adult- led experiences - the value of open- ended resources - the use of photographs in observational assessment
Categories: Child development