A Practical Guide to Teaching Reading in the Early Years

Author: Ann Browne
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0857023209
Format: PDF
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`This is a clear, jargon-free analysis of current National Curriculum and National Literacy strategy documents, combined with sensible and creative suggestions for implementing them... The activities are imaginative, consistent and true to the author's ideal of a full and empowering critical literacy for all children' - Times Educational Supplement, Friday Magazine A Practical Guide to Teaching Reading in the Early Years meets the needs of student teachers on undergraduate and postgraduate teacher training courses. It addresses the English National Curriculum for Teacher Training as well as covering the curriculum requirements for young children. It will also be relevant to others who work in early years environments and who are concerned with developing reading in considered and knowledeagable ways.

Language and Literacy in the Early Years

Author: Marian R Whitehead
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761944706
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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In this new edition, the author deals with a broad range of issues in language, literacy and learning, concentrating on children aged 3-8, and on the professional interests of practitioners who work with this age-range.

A Practical Guide to Pre school Inclusion

Author: Chris Dukes
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 184920361X
Format: PDF, Docs
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Winner of the NASEN/TES Book Award for Teaching and Learning Award 2007! Includes CD-Rom 'Any setting will find this a useful, informative and accessible book' - Early Years Update ' I really enjoyed reviewing this book and will find it an excellent resource to share with the childminders with whom I work. I feel that it would benefit early years practitioners from all settings and would be a useful tool for tutors and students working at all levels'- National Childminding Association 'The straight forward step-by-step practical advice and guidance in this essential guide really helps to demystify exactly what is meant by inclusion . It is a vital and essential read for all those working with the 0-5 age range. It is an easy read that will leave you feeling more confident and well-informed about your role and it empowers you to help children with difficulties that you may have been reluctant to include in your setting' - Early Years Educator 'I really liked the way the book is set out with hands-on activities, checklists, discussion points and further reading after each chapter...[it] is full of brilliant suggestions and practical ideas to ensure all children can play and learn together...I will be recommending this book to early years practitioners and colleagues' - Nursery World 'A useful and informative book, written in a style that is easily understood and accessible to practitioners at different levels. I found the case studies and activities within the book helpful to practitioners in evaluating their own practice, and its references to further sources of support will be invaluable to the busy childcare professionals of today' - Natalie Chaplin, Head of Care, Education & Public Services, Suffolk College Are you looking for straight-forward practical advice on inclusion in the Pre-School? This first book in the Hands on Guides series provides step-by-step instruction on how to make your pre-school setting inclusive, and provides lots of helpful photocopiable resources, checklists and practical activities. Issues covered include: o advice on inclusive environments, play and planning to meet individual needs in 0 - 3 and Foundation stage settings o coverage of current legislation, such as the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) and what it means for the pre-school practitioner; o quick-reference materials, for planning and auditing any early years setting; o a CD Rom with templates that can be customised to fit your needs. This book is essential for those working with Birth to Three Matters and the Foundation Stage curriculum, including pre-school practitioners, managers, advisory teachers, Area SENCOs, Inclusion Officers Tutors and Child Care and Education students and tutors.

Learning to Teach Reading

Author: Geoffrey R Roberts
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761963295
Format: PDF
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This accessible and practical guide to teaching young children to read focuses on: the process of learning to read and its implications for teaching; issues about learning to read which all teachers need to understand; and a programme of teaching children to read. The author deals with the learning that is necessary, and the teaching which enables it to be achieved. Now fully updated to include the most recent thinking on phonics, handwriting and literacy practices in the early years classroom, the book proposes a theoretical teaching model which will help teachers to make optimum use of the Literacy Hour.

Reading in the Early Years Handbook

Author: Robin Campbell
Publisher:
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Reviews for the 1st Edition include: "Professor Campbell draws on his vast experience in this field to bring us a highly readable and wide-ranging handbook which will prove invaluable to all practitioners." - BAECE Early Education "...the handbook will provide an accessible and informative source of reference." - Child Education "Reading in the Early Years Handbook represents an admirable attempt to take a very complex set of issues and present them in a form which is accessible and uncomplicated, but without the loss of any rigour or accuracy. Students and teachers alike will find this volume to be invaluable as an initial reference book." - Language Awareness Reading in the Early Years Handbook is a reference text covering all aspects of young children learning to read. In this second edition recent developments such as the literacy hour and baseline assessments are included. The text covers a comprehensive list of topics from the alphabet to nursery rhymes, shared reading and your classroom. The text also deals with practical issues such as classroom organization and management and time for literacy. In all sixty-five topics are presented alphabetically and each of these topics is followed by suggestions for further reading. Additionally, several topics have 'In the classroom' sections where examples from the classroom are used to highlight the practical issues. Following the success of the first edition the comprehensive materials are again presented in a handbook format to enable easy access for readers.

Teaching First Grade

Author: Min Hong
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 9780590209359
Format: PDF, ePub
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A mentor teacher shares insights, strategies and lessons for teaching reading, writing and math--and laying the foundation for learning success.

A Guide to Early Years and Primary Teaching

Author: Dominic Wyse
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1473965578
Format: PDF, Mobi
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How do people become effective teachers? This is the textbook students need to support them on this journey, no matter their training route or whether primary or early years in focus. Through a unique pairing of academic research and teaching expertise, each chapter is collaboratively authored by an academic specialist and an experienced practitioner to provide a realistic and practical view of teaching children from years 3 - 11. The book combines all the major topics, theories and research students need to know, along with up-to-date policy and legislation. Inventive and practical learning aids and carefully crafted online resources will help readers to: Understand: helpful learning aims at the beginning and summaries at the end of every chapter guide students through each topic Apply: Spotlight on Practice features highlight real teaching examples, Putting it into Practice features provide advice on how key concepts can be employed in real life whilst classroom activities on the website provide further ideas for teaching Reflect on key concepts, as well as your own practice and values, through the refection points and author podcasts on the website outlining key issues to stimulate critical thinking Go further with informative annotated further reading at the end of every chapter, links to relevant websites integrated throughout, and carefully selected SAGE journal articles freely available on the website An essential textbook for use across all your primary and early years teaching courses - whether students are training to be lower/upper primary school teachers or early years practitioners, including those on undergraduate or postgraduate teacher training courses and employment-based routes.

Reading and Writing in Kindergarten

Author: Rosalie Franzese
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 9780439222440
Format: PDF
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Lessons, strategies, management tips, and organizational techniques to help you lead your young learners to reading sucess, while maintaining the sense of joy and playfulness that are the hallmarks of kindergartners everywhere.

Let s Write

Author: Nancy Areglado
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 9780590931021
Format: PDF, ePub
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Packed with ideas from kindergarten, first- and second-grade teachers, this book will help set up an exciting and effective writing program. From time-saving tips on conferences to fresh ideas for writing across the curriculum, this resource combines everything the teacher needs in one volume. Includes sample mini-lessons on the mechanics of writing and classroom-proven methods to inspire beginning writers. For use with Grades K-2.

Dyslexia in the Early Years

Author: Dimitra Hartas
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134284020
Format: PDF, ePub
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Packed full of activities, real-life case studies, tasks and suggestions, this informative book will equip teachers with the kind of practical knowledge needed to teach young children with dyslexia effectively. Tackling the subject in a clear and realistic way, the author encourages teachers to think critically in terms of the changing nature of special educational needs, and teaching and learning in early years. She addresses a variety of classroom issues, such as: assessment and identification of dyslexia summarising and commenting on current debates exploring the links between dyslexia, language, and social and emotional development the most effective instructional methods and teaching styles conducive to supporting pupils with dyslexia in early years settings. In addition the book considers the implications of current research for everyday classroom practice, makes recommendations for employing technologies and for accessing web-based information and resources.