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1st Edition

Knowledge and Understanding of the World in the Early Years Foundation Stage

ISBN 9780415473040
Published January 16, 2009 by Routledge
176 Pages

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Book Description

The Practical Guidance in the Early Years Foundation Stage series will assist practitioners in the smooth and successful implementation of the Early Years Foundation Stage.

Each book gives clear and detailed explanations of each aspect of Learning and Development and encourages readers to consider each area within its broadest context to expand and develop their own knowledge and good practice.

Practical ideas and activities for all age groups are offered along with a wealth of expertise of how elements from the practice guidance can be implemented within all early years settings. The books include suggestions for the innovative use of everyday ressources, popular books and stories.

Knowledge and understanding of the world cuts across all of the EYFS guiding themes and this book will encourage practitioners to think about and develop their own understanding of the implications for inclusion, respect for oneself and for others irrespective of ethnicity, culture or religion, home language, family background, learning difficulties, gender, disabilities or abilities.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Exploration and Investigation  Chapter 2: Design and Making  Chapter 3: ICT  Chapter 4: Time  Chapter 5: Place  Chapter 6: Communities

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Stella Louis works as an Early Years consultant for Southwark where she specialises in promoting effective teaching and learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage. She is a Visiting Lecturer at London Metropolitan University.