• Summary
  • Contents
  • Subject index

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 ...

Observing Behaviour
Observing behaviour

Observation is the single most powerful tool that practitioners have in order to gather information and evidence about a child's behaviour and to pinpoint their areas of strength and difficulty.

Once these observations are put together with all the other information we have about a child, we can begin to analyse and plan what needs to be done to best support that child. All early years settings have a system in place to observe and record children's progress. However, there are some children for ...

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