Bringing the High Scope Approach to your Early Years Practice: 2nd Edition (Paperback) book cover

Bringing the High Scope Approach to your Early Years Practice

2nd Edition

By Nicky Holt


128 pages | 30 B/W Illus.

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Have you ever wondered what High/Scope is, where it came from, and how it can be used with young children in your setting?

Bringing the High Scope Approach to your Early Years Practice provides an introduction to the High/Scope philosophy and its use in early years. This new edition has been fully updated to show how the High/Scope approach links with the Early Years Foundation Stage and contains new material on working with the under twos.

Features include:

  • details about the High/Scope Wheel of Learning
  • an explanation of Active Learning, including materials, manipulation, choice, language and support
  • Plan-Do-Review activities
  • planning and assessment methods.

This convenient guide will help Early Years practitioners, students and parents to really understand what the High/Scope approach can offer their setting and children.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction and background 2. The Physical Environment 3. Resources 4. How High/Scope links to the EYFS 5. How High/Scope links to the Early Years Foundation Stage 6. Acknowledgements 7. References, further reading and training opportunities

About the Author/Editor

Nicky Holt has been using the High/Scope approach for the past 14 years, both as a practitioner and a trainer.

About the Series

Bringing ... to your Early Years Practice

This accessible series introduces some of the most important early years philosophies and shows how aspects of them could 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 to plan a successful learning environment
  • Examples of what each individual philosophy looks like in practice.

Learn more…

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDUCATION / Preschool & Kindergarten
EDUCATION / Teaching Methods & Materials / General
EDUCATION / Philosophy & Social Aspects