Problem Solving, Reasoning and Numeracy in the Early Years Foundation Stage

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2009-01-16
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Table of Contents

Understanding How Children Think from a Theoretical Perspective
Learning and Noticing
An Historical Perspective Piaget's
Theories of Development Piaget's
Stages of Development Piaget's Schemas
How Schemas Work to Help Children Progress Egocentric Thinking
The Relevance of Piaget's Theories to EYFS Practice
Vygotsky's Theories of Development Zone of Proximal Development
The Relevance of Vygotsky's Theories to EYFS Practice
The Development of Problem Solving, Reasoning and Numeracy Problem Solving and Reasoning Numeracy
What is Number?
What do we Mean by Counting?
The Development of Children's Counting Skills Numbers as Symbols
Why Use Ordinary and Everyday Materials?
Why Sing Nursery Rhymes?
The Role of the Early Years Practitioner and the EYFS
A Critical Look at the EYFS
The Tension between Childcare and Education
The Importance of Encouragement
When Encouragement Feels Like Pressure
The Role of the Early Years Practitioner
Learning Tools and Heuristic Play
What are Concepts?
Learning Tools Heuristic Play
Some Number Concepts Learnt through Heuristic Play
Putting the Principles of the EYFS into Practice
A Unique Child Positive Relationships Enabling Environments Learning and Development
Numbers as Labels and for Counting
Practical Activities Birth - 11 months 10 - 20 months 16 - 36 months 30 - 50 months 40 - 60+ months
Practical Activities Birth - 20 months 16 - 36 months 30 - 50 months 40 - 60+ months
Shape, Space and Measures Birth - 11 months 8 - 26 months 22 - 36 months 30 - 50 months 40 - 60+ months
References and Further Reading
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