Every early years setting strives to create a calm and positive atmosphere, where children can thrive and develop as successful and confident learners.
By asking you to reflect on how the ethos, practice, and general approach in your setting impacts on the behavior of both children and adults, this book suggests sensible ways to achieve an exciting and stimulating environment for all.
From an award-winning author team, there is down-to-earth advice, a number of common-sense solutions and all the essential information you will need to develop the best sort of setting, where everyone supports one another.
Chapters offer guidance on:
- Creating an enabling environment for all
- Developing a team-based approach
- Considering the whole child
- Working with parents, and other professionals
- Observing and assessing behavior
- Sharing good practice
The book includes case studies of children between 0 to 5 years, sample policies, and lots of reproducible material on the CD-Rom that comes with the book
Suitable for all early years students and practitioners, this book is an encouraging read that will inspire you and help you to improve behavior in your class or setting.
The Bigger Picture
Most practitioners would agree that a positive attitude, self-esteem and good behaviour are essential for children to develop and learn successfully. The importance of children's personal, social and emotional development is highlighted in recent initiatives and is embedded in the EYFS. Both the Statutory Framework and the non-statutory Practice Guidance make ...