- Subject index
Thanks to its clear links between theory and practice, this highly accessible book will be valuable to early childhood practitioners, teachers and students. The author explores the development of childrens thinking from 0–7 years, and shares the implications of these developments for practice in the home, Early Years settings and schools.
The book includes:
Case studies; Professional checkpoints to help reflection; Practical suggestions; Guidance on how to involve parents; Suggested further reading; Questions for discussion
It will be a great asset for students on Early Years Foundation Degrees, Early Years Initial Teacher Education and Early Childhood Studies courses.
Chapter 2: Early Thoughts: Babies' and Infants' Thinking from Birth to Three Years
Early Thoughts: Babies' and Infants' Thinking from Birth to Three Years
There has been a revolution in our understanding of babies. We now know that they are far more competent and capable than we ever realised. No longer do we regard young babies as helpless but, as Maria Robinson describes, ‘a brain in waiting’ (1). We see the baby from the start of life ...