Reflective Practice in the Early Years
- Michael Reed - University of Worcester, UK
- Natalie Canning - The Open University
Early Childhood Education | Reflective Practice
Written for anyone working in the field of early years education and care, this book encourages students and practitioners to consider their own practice and to examine practice in a wide range of early years settings. The four sections link closely to the principles of the Early Years Foundation Stage, and support the reader in developing a critical and reflective approach to their own work.
Issues covered include:
- Play in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) in England
- The Foundation Phase in Wales
- Safeguarding children
- The healthy child
- Leading a team at a Children's CenteR
- How caregivers are working with the EYFS
- Leading and managing a multi-agency workforce
- Continuing Professional Development for early years practitioners
Ideal for those working towards Early Years Professional Status (EYPS), this book is also a must-read for students on any early years course, and will help the professional development of all practitioners working with the Birth to Eight age range.
Higher level than needed
This is great for reflecting on your own practice but this also gave elements that can be taken to the classroom so pass on for students to also reflect on practice when studying the early years course
An excellent publication which gives the reader an insight into the importance of reflection and the benefits it has for children and the practitioner.
An easy to read, relevant text to support students with their reflections in practice
Reed's book on reflective practice in early years is an essential read for students studying childcare programmes at level 3 and above. The book explores concepts of reflective practice and the impact of this in practice. An interesting and informative read which is fully recommended to students and teachers alike who work with children.
This book is essential for the level 3 EYE course as it has all the relevant information related to observing children in an early years setting. The book is designed at a good level and links made to EYFS very well.
A comprehensive, useful book.
Reflection not always easy to do honestly, this book helps to show the way and enable the reader develop the skills needed to reflect honestly and to support others. case studies enable the reader to view others points of view and to link placement and practice in a 'reflective' way.
A very user-friendly book which covers many aspects of reflective practice and a variety of perspectives
This book is highly recommended for all courses as reflective practice is essential to all practitioners. Book now ordered for the next academic year.