History in the Early Years / Edition 2

History in the Early Years / Edition 2

by Hilary Cooper
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415271452

ISBN-13: 9780415271455

Pub. Date: 06/07/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

History in the Early Years is an innovative and accessible guide to helping young children explore the past through their environment, family history and story. This fully revised edition includes guidance on introducing children to the past at the Foundation Stage in school and pre-school settings. Throughout it shows how the requirements of the early years

Overview

History in the Early Years is an innovative and accessible guide to helping young children explore the past through their environment, family history and story. This fully revised edition includes guidance on introducing children to the past at the Foundation Stage in school and pre-school settings. Throughout it shows how the requirements of the early years curriculum can be met in innovative ways, and is fully illustrated by case study examples of children's learning and also supported by recent research.
The book will support both new and experienced early years practitioners in developing young children's sense of identity through history. It encourages practitioners to ensure that history is a significant dimension of early years education and will be essential reading for all teachers in the early and primary years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415271455
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/07/2002
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.52(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Part I: An Introduction to History: the Foundation Stage 1. Understanding Change Over Time 2. Interpretations of the Past 3. Deductions and Inferences from Sources Part II: History During the First Three Years of School 4. Teaching Children to Understand Concepts of Time and Change 5. Interpretations 6. Deductions from Sources Part 3: Organisation, Planning and Assessment 7. Long Term Planning 8. Planning a Unit of Study Part IV: Three Case Studies 9. Case Study 1: 'Toys and Games, Now and Then' 10. Case Study 2: Year 1 - 'Castles'

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