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Author: Ioanna Palaiologou,
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This new fourth edition of The Early Years Foundation Stage is fully updated to bring it in line with key changes in the revised EYFS.
What is included in this new edition?
- A brand-new chapter on Reflective Practice.
- Completely new content in fully revised chapters on Play; Pedagogical Documentation; Communication and Language; Literacy; Mathematics.
- Understanding the World; and Children's Health and Wellbeing.
- New coverage of Baseline Assessment.
- New and updated case studies throughout the book.
- Taking it Outside' examples.
- New coverage of self-regulation.
A student favorite, this textbook supports your learning with case studies, points for discussion, reflective tasks and further reading to help you effectively apply theory in your practice across all areas of the EYFS.
About the Editor and Contributors viii
PART 1 POLICY CONTEXT 1
1 Historical Developments in Policy for Early Childhood
Education and Care 3
Trevor Male and Ioanna Palaiologou
2 The Early Years Foundation Stage 19
Ioanna Palaiologou and Trevor Male
3 The National Picture 39
Ioanna Palaiologou, Glenda Walsh, Lorna Arnott,
Deirdre Grogan, Jane Waters, Natalie Macdonald and Phil Lynch
4 The International Perspective on Early Childhood
Education and Care 67
5 The Issue of Professionalism 80
PART 2 PEDAGOGY 93
6 Pedagogy in Practice 95
Theodora Papatheodorou and Donna Potts
7 Play 112
Zenna Kingdon and Ioanna Palaiologou
8 Playful Learning with Digital Technologies 126
Lorna Arnott and Ioanna Palaiologou
9 Observations: Recording and Analysis 137
10 Assessment 154
Sally Howard and Angie Hutchinson
11 Pedagogical Documentation 174
Elisabetta Biffi, Franca Zuccoli and Lucia Carriera
12 Transitions 187
Angie Hutchinson and Ioanna Palaiologou
PART3 AREASOF LEARNINGAND DEVELOPMENT 207
13 Communication and Language 209
14 Physical Development 224
15 Personal, Social and Emotional Development 237
16 Literacy 253
17 Mathematics 270
18 Understanding the World 284
19 Expressive Arts and Design 297
Nick Owen, Liz Clark and Caroline Farley
PART4 KEY ISSUES IN PRACTICE 313
20 Reflective Practice 315
Eleanor Kitto and Lizbeth Bullough
21 Partnerships 329
22 Safeguarding 342
Zoi Nikiforidou and Babs Anderson
23 Children’s Health and Well-being 356
24 Inclusion 372
25 Leadership 386
Trevor Male and Amanda Ince