ISBN-10:
1849204012
ISBN-13:
9781849204019
Pub. Date:
02/17/2011
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Key Concepts in Early Childhood Education and Care / Edition 2

Key Concepts in Early Childhood Education and Care / Edition 2

by Cathy Nutbrown
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ISBN-13: 9781849204019
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 02/17/2011
Series: SAGE Key Concepts Series
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Professor Cathy Nutbrown is Head of the School of Education at the University of Sheffield, where she teaches and researches in the field of early childhood education.

Cathy began her career as a teacher of young children and has since worked in a range of settings and roles with children, parents, teachers, and other early childhood educators. Cathy is committed to finding ways of working ‘with respect’ with young children, and sees the concept of quality in the context of what it means to develop curriculum and pedagogy in the early years with the ambition of working in a climate of ‘respectful education’.

She established the University of Sheffield MA in Early Childhood Education in 1998 and a Doctoral Programme in Early Childhood Education in 2008. In 2010 she contributed to the Tickell Review of the Early Years Foundation In June 2012 she reported on her year-long independent review for government on early years and childcare qualifications (The Nutbrown Review). She is Editor-in-Chief of the SAGE Journal of Early Childhood Research and author of over fifty publications on aspects of early childhood education.

Cathy Nutbrown will be discussing ideas from Early Childhood Educational Research in Doing Your Early Years Research Project, a SAGE Masterclass for early years students and practitioners in collaboration with Kathy Brodie. Find out more here.

Table of Contents

Assessment
Birth to Three
Brain studies and Neuroscience
Child Minding and Home Care
Developmentally Appropriate Practice
Early Intervention Studies
Early Literacy Development
Family Literacy
Foundation Stage
Gender
High Scope Preschool Curriculum
Heuristic Play with Objects
Inclusive Education
Index for Inclusion
Information and Communication Technology
Key Person
Media and Popular Culture
Montessori Method
Parental Involvement
Persona Dolls
Play
Quality
Reggio Emilia Approach
Schemas
Special Educational Needs
Steiner-Waldorf Kindergarten
Sure Start
Te Whariki
Treasure Baskets
UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

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