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Frameworks Learning Development : Working in Children's Services  Series 2nd Edition - Karen Kearns

Frameworks Learning Development

Working in Children's Services Series 2nd Edition

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Published: 9th February 2010
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Written to support delivery of units in the Diploma of Children's Services, this text explores children's development, and the skills and philosophies needed to design programs for individual children and groups. Each of the books in the Working in Children's Services series has been written to assist students in attaining the skills and knowledge required to achieve a Children's Services qualification. With an easy-to-read style and engaging full-colour presentation.

About The Author

Karen Kearns M.Ed. (EC), B.Ed. (EC), Grad.Dip.Ed. (Spec.Ed.), Dip.Teach. (EC) and Cert. IV Assessment and Workplace Training.

Karen is the founder of an RTO specialising in child care and has been actively involved in early childhood education as a teacher, Children’s Services Advisor, lecturer and consultant. She is co-author of several early childhood texts and has a special interest in the management of children’s services.

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    5.0

    Brilliant help for Diploma!!

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      Read your assignment questions then read the section in the book! Plain speaking and so helpful !

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        5.0

        Excellent

        By bibi

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          This book is a must have for anyone in the childrens services industry!

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          4.0

          Great for Studying

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            Have used this book heaps with my diploma of childrens services. It is very Handy.

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            My order arrived before estimated date and in perfect condition.Would recommend Booktopia as a great online source.

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            5.0

            Great resource!

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              Great resource for those studying early childhood or working in this area.

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                Iam studing my diploma in Childrens Services and this book is fanastic, full of information relating to child care and the new EYLF

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                Fantastic!

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                  I bought this book for my Child Care course and it is a perfect reference when it comes to assignments! Definitely a good book!

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                  I was really impressed with how fast i received this book after purchasing it. In less than a day, the book was already shipped and the next morning, the book was delivered to me. Definitely would come back to Booktopia to purchase my book.

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                  Chapter 1: Frameworks for Learning
                  FRAMEWORKS
                  Introduction
                  What Do We Want for Children?
                  Summary

                  Chapter 2: Gathering Information for Learning
                  DOCUMENTING
                  Gathering Information for Learning
                  The Social and Emotional Environment
                  Summary

                  Chapter 3: Planning for Learning: Social Development
                  BECOMING SOCIAL
                  Introduction
                  Relationships in a Socio-Cultural Context
                  Emotional and Social Wellbeing
                  Guiding Children’s Behaviour
                  Summary

                  Chapter 4: Planning for Learning: Supporting Language and Communication
                  COMMUNICATING
                  Introduction
                  Supporting Language Acquisition: The Role of the Practitioner
                  Languages Other than English (LOTE)
                  Emergent Literacy
                  Summary

                  Chapter 5: Planning for Learning: Cognitive Development
                  THINKING
                  Introduction
                  Theoretical Perspectives
                  Aspects of Cognitive Development
                  Strategies to Support Cognitive Development
                  Planning for Learning
                  Summary

                  Chapter 6: Planning for Learning: Physical Development
                  PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT
                  Introduction
                  Factors that Influence Physical Growth and Development
                  Summary

                  Chapter 7: Support for Learning: Children with Additional Needs
                  ADDITIONAL NEEDS
                  Introduction
                  Children with Additional Needs: A Theoretical Perspective
                  Planning for Inclusion
                  Working with Other Agencies
                  Ways of ‘Seeing’ Children
                  Developmental and Behavioural Alerts
                  Monitoring and Review
                  Summary

                  Chapter 8: Putting It All Together
                  PLANNING
                  The Context
                  Early Childhood Pedagogy
                  Summary

                  ISBN: 9781442514287
                  ISBN-10: 1442514280
                  Series: Working in Children's Services
                  Audience: Adult Education
                  Format: Paperback
                  Language: English
                  Number Of Pages: 552
                  Published: 9th February 2010
                  Publisher: Pearson Education Australia
                  Edition Number: 2