|A Guide to Early Years and Primary Teaching
by Dominic Wyse and Sue Rogers
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.
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|Advocacy for Early Childhood Educators
Advocacy for Early Childhood Educators :
Speaking Up for Your Students, Your Colleagues, and Yourself
Become a better advocate—for your students, for your coworkers, and for yourself—with the valuable strategies in this accessible guidebook. Written with a candid and humorous style, this tool kit reinforces why effective early childhood education matters and the positive impact an effective advocate can have on a child’s classroom experience.
Chapters explore how to explain and support best practices, build relationships with students and families, speak up for English language learners and students with exceptionalities, reduce coworker conflict and negativity, and reach out for the help you need.
Equipping readers with practical takeaways and everyday examples of what advocacy in early childhood education actually looks like, Advocacy for Early Childhood Educators is perfect for teachers, coaches, and anyone seeking effective strategies to become a relentless advocate for their students, for each other, and for themselves.
Published: 6th May 2020
Number Of Pages: 176
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|Begin End Begin : A #LoveOZYA Anthology
Begin End Begin : A #LoveOZYA Anthology
Amie Kaufman Melissa Keil Will Kostakis Ellie Marney Jaclyn Moriarty Michael Pryor Alice Pung Gabrielle Tozer Lili Wilkinson
Edited by Danielle Binks
WINNER OF A 2018 BOOK OF THE YEAR ABIA
Bestsellers. Award-winners. Superstars.
This anthology has them all.
With brilliantly entertaining short stories from beloved young adult authors Amie Kaufman, Melissa Keil, Will Kostakis, Ellie Marney, Jaclyn Moriarty, Michael Pryor, Alice Pung, Gabrielle Tozer, Lili Wilkinson and Danielle Binks, this all-new collection will show the world exactly how much there is to love about Aussie YA.
Harnessing the power of the #LoveOzYA social media movement, this anthology features incredible short stories from ten beloved Australian YA authors.
Winner - 2018 Australian Book Industry Awards (Older Children)
Shortlisted - 2018 Inky Awards
Shortlisted - 2017 Aurealis Awards (Best Young Adult Short Story): One Small Step by Amie Kaufman, I Can See the Ending by Will Kostakis, Competition Entry #349 by Jaclyn Moriarty, First Casualty by Michael Pryor and Oona Underground by Lili Wilkinson
Shortlisted - 2017 Aurealis Awards (Best Fantasy Short Story): Oona Underground by Lili Wilkinson
Shortlisted - 2017 Aurealis Awards (Best Science Fiction Short Story): One Small Step by Amie Kaufman
Shortlisted - 2017 Aurealis Awards (Best Science Fiction Novella): I Can See the Ending by Will Kostakis
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|Calling All Superheroes
Calling All Superheroes: Supporting and Developing Superhero Play in the Early Years
By Tamsin Grimmer
Copyright Year 2020
Calling All Superheroes highlights the enormous potential of superhero play in supporting learning and development in early childhood. Using examples from practice, it provides guidance on how to effectively manage and implement superhero play and set appropriate boundaries in early years settings and schools.
Illustrated with engaging photographs and case studies, the book gives ideas about how superhero play can be used to promote positive values and teach children essential life skills. Offering practical strategies and questions for reflection designed to facilitate further development, chapters address important topics and challenges such as:
Child development, the characteristics of effective learning and the benefits of superhero play, including making sense of right and wrong and increasing moral awareness
How to broach difficult themes like death, killing, weapons, aggressive play and gender-related issues
Supporting children to recognise everyday heroes and how to find heroic abilities within themselves
The role of the adults in managing superhero play, engaging parents and creating effective learning environments
Written by a leading expert with 20 years’ experience in the early years sector, this book is an essential resource for early years teachers, practitioners and anyone with a key interest in young children’s education and learning.
Table of Contents
About the Author
1. “I can fly like Superman!”
The importance of fantasy play in child development
2. “I’m going to make a gun!”
Exploring aggression and violent play
3. “I’m gonna kill you.. you’re dead!”
Dealing with notions of killing and death
4. “Boys will be boys!”
Is superhero play a question of gender?
5. “Superheroes? British Values?”
British Values and early years provision
Dr Kay Mathieson
6. “My dad is my hero!”
Exploring the real heroes in our lives
7. “Where’s my cape?”
Creating a super learning environment!
8. “Freddy’s gonna ‘get’ you!”
Effectively managing superhero play
9. “He practically lives in his Spiderman costume at home…”
Engaging with parents about superhero play
10. “To infinity and beyond!”
Encourage your children to find their super powers!
Published October 8, 2019 by Routledge
211 Pages 70 Color Illustrations
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