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ERIC Number: ED530637
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Oct-28
Pages: 158
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-978-0-4155-8357-2
Understanding the HighScope Approach: Early Years Education in Practice. Understanding the... Approach
Wiltshire, Monica
Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group
"Understanding the HighScope Approach" is a much needed source of information for those wishing to extend and consolidate their understanding of the HighScope Approach. It will enable the reader to analyse the essential elements of the HighScope Approach to early childhood and its relationship to quality early years practice. Exploring all areas of the curriculum including the learning environment, plan-do-review, adult child interaction and assessment this book: (1) describes the key principles of the HighScope approach to early childhood with examples from HighScope settings; (2) provides students and practitioners with the relevant information about a key pedagogical influence on high quality early years practice in the United Kingdom; (3) highlights the key ideas that practitioners should consider when reviewing and reflecting on their own practice; and (4) can be used as the basis for continuing professional development and action research. Written to support the work of all those in the field of early years education and childcare, this is a vital text for students, early years and childcare practitioners, teachers, early years professionals, children's centre professionals, lecturers, advisory teachers, head teachers and setting managers.
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education; Preschool Education
Audience: Students; Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom