Learning to Teach in the Early Years Classroom

Paperback | December 16, 2010

byMindy Blaise, Joce Nuttal

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Learning to Teach in the Early Years Classroom helps teacher education students understand the complexities of teaching in early years' classrooms. It integrates research and theory with practice through vignettes, based on authentic classroom case studies, in order to show students howeducators make decisions and achieve expected outcomes. Students are further encouraged to examine teaching practices through the experiences of Sam Davis, an imagined teacher of Prep/Grade 1, in the Junior Primary team at Aubrey Primary School. Engaging and analytical the book gives voice to themany stakeholders involved in a child's development: from principles to teachers; from families and children of diverse backgrounds to pre-service teachers on field placement.

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Learning to Teach in the Early Years Classroom helps teacher education students understand the complexities of teaching in early years' classrooms. It integrates research and theory with practice through vignettes, based on authentic classroom case studies, in order to show students howeducators make decisions and achieve expected outc...

Dr Mindy Blaise is a Senior Lecturer in Education at Monash University. Before receiving her doctorate in early childhood education from Teachers College, Columbia University, Mindy was a kindergarten and second grade teacher in the US. Mindy's teaching and research interests are concerned with reconceptualising the field of early chi...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:338 pages, 9.65 × 7.48 × 0.07 inPublished:December 16, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195565355

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List of Pause, Reflect and Record ExercisesIntroduction: Welcome to the Aubrey Primary school1. The early years' landscape2. Dilemmas of pre-service teaching3. The Teaching Body4. The early years' curriculum5. Power and pedagogy6. Managing learning environments7. Engaging with diverse families8. Transitions9. The ethical teacherBibliographyIndex