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Title Too much, too soon? : early learning and the erosion of childhood / edited by Richard House.
Published Stroud : Hawthorn, c2011.
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 Floor3  LB1139.3.G7 T66 2011    IN LIBRARY
Description xvi, 355 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Hawthorn Press early years series
Hawthorn Press early years series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The EYFS and the real foundations of children's early years / Penelope Leach -- Challenging government policy-making for the early years: early open EYE contributions / Margaret Edgington ... [et. al.] -- Against the government's grain: the experience of forging a path to EYFS exemption / John Dougherty -- The impact of the EYFS on childminders / Arthur and Pat Adams -- A parent's challenge to New Labour's early years foundation stage / Frances Laing -- The Tickell review of the early years foundation stage: an 'open EYE' dialogue / The Open EYE Campaign
The myth of early stimulations for babies / Sylvie Hetu -- Current perspectives on the early childhood curriculum / Lilian G. Katz -- Physical foundations for learning / Sally Goddard Blythe -- The unfolding self -- the essence of personality / Kim Simpson -- The democratization of learning / Wendy Ellyatt -- The Steiner Waldorf Foundation stage -- 'To everything there is a season' / Lynne Oldfield -- Can we play? / David Elkind -- Play -- transforming thinking / Tricia David -- Challenging the Reggio Emilia approach with relational materialist thinking and an ethics of potentialities / Hillevi Lenz Taguchi
'If I wanted my child to learn to read and write, I wouldn't start from here' / Sue Palmer -- Viewing the long-term effects of early reading with an Open Eye / Sebastain P. Suggate -- Early childhood research and its political usage: some cautionary remarks / Richard House -- Does not compute, revisited: screen technology in early years education / Aric Sigman -- Margaret Edgington: inveterate campaigner for early childhood / Margaret Edgington interviewed by Richard House
Education and paradigm shift / Grethe Hooper Hansen -- Early childhood: a policy-making perspective / Barry Sheerman -- Conclusion and ways ahead: recommendations for educators and policy-makers / Wendy Scott and Richard House.
Summary This title tackles the burning question of how to nurture young children's well-being and learning to reverse the erosion of childhood.
Subject Early childhood education -- Great Britain.
Education and state -- Great Britain.
Children -- Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Happiness in children -- Great Britain.
Related Names House, Richard.
Alternate Title Early learning and the erosion of childhood
ISBN 9781907359026 paperback
1907359028 paperback
OCLC number 755072907