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The thinking child : brain-based learning for the early years foundation stage

Author: Nicola Call; Sally Featherstone
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This new edition of The Thinking Child is fully-updated with reference to the new Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and Every Child Matters . The book considers the most recent research into the brain and learning, and offers practical advice on how to reflect these findings in the classroom. There is new guidance on current challenges facing practitioners, such as dealing with stressed and over-scheduled  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Call, Nicola.
Thinking child.
London ; New York : Continuum, ©2010
(DLC) 2009038034
(OCoLC)432983331
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicola Call; Sally Featherstone
ISBN: 9781441158727 1441158723
OCLC Number: 690177197
Description: 1 online resource (160 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Understanding the child's brain : Answering some frequently asked questions ; Let's meet a brain ; Meeting the children in their settings --
Preparing the climate and context for learning : Addressing children's physical needs ; Inclusion ; Developing emotional intelligence ; Providing children with the tools for learning ; Managing behaviour positively ; Fostering partnerships with parents and carers --
Supporting independent learning : Making maximum use of the environment ; Helping children to develop good attention skills ; Helping children to stay on task ; Talking the language of learning --
Developing brain-based techniques : Teaching children to mind map ; Adventures in play ; Maximizing learning through music ; Teaching and learning through movement ; The place for technology --
Teaching for intelligence : Creative teaching for better learning ; Fostering the beginnings of group-work ; Teaching through VAK ; Engaging the multiple intelligences ; Taking the time for learning.
Responsibility: Nicola Call with Sally Featherstone.

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Looks at how children learn before applying the findings, and statutory frameworks, to best practice in the classroom. This book includes material on: inclusion and personalisation, collaborative  Read more...

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