Care and Education in Early Childhood: A Student's Guide to by Audrey Curtis

By Audrey Curtis

The authors draw on their wide early years services to supply a accomplished and updated evaluate of the major concerns within the box of early early life care and education.In this well timed and obtainable textual content, scholars will locate: an outline of the foundations of powerful perform discussions on equivalent possibilities and kid's rights an exam of the way young children study and the educational problems they could face investigations into what operating with mom and dad rather skill attention of the various early years structures in operation summaries of key administration matters and valuable details on how one can tackle them comparability with eu views on early years care and schooling. The publication covers the full age diversity from birth to eight years with a different part on the birth to three years age team. each one bankruptcy is totally referenced to allow the reader to keep on with up on learn or new fabrics. Informative and fascinating, the ebook demanding situations the reader to consider how underlying conception might be mirrored in perform. it will likely be crucial interpreting for all scholars of early years care and schooling, and early years practitioners.

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I like school. International Decade for a Culture of Peace and Nonviolence for the Children of the World: explanation and implementation In November 2000 in Paris, the International Decade for a Culture of Peace and Nonviolence for the Children of the World was launched by UNESCO and Living Values (an educational programme). The launch took the form of a conference on the theme of a Framework for Action on Values in Education in Early Childhood. Led by UNESCO and supported by the Living Values education programme, there was a commitment to involving as many countries as possible to sign up to and implement a culture of peace and CHILDREN’S RIGHTS 25 non-violence for their children over the next ten years.

From his experiments with dogs, Pavlov developed a set of principles, three of which are of particular importance for educators. • The principle of reinforcement—Pavlov demonstrated that the act of achieving success, or of getting a response right, means that it is more likely to be repeated. • The principle of extinction—the response stops when there is no reinforcement. HOW CHILDREN LEARN 35 • The principle of generalisation—Pavlov found that it is possible for both animals and humans to generalise their responses from one situation to a similar situation.

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