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Give Me A Child Until He Is 7 : Brain Studies And Early Childhood Education - John Brierley

Give Me A Child Until He Is 7

Brain Studies And Early Childhood Education

By: John Brierley, Horace Barlow (Preface by)

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Published: 25th May 1994
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John Brierley's book was first published in 1987 and was very well received. It has now been re-issued in its second edition owing to a demand from students and teachers. The book represents the essence of many talks given to parents and teachers of nursery and infant children and teacher trainers. Evidence is used to demonstrate the young brain's potential, flexibility and resilience and to highlight the crucial importance of the pre-school and early school years to later development. The study supports the move for more and better opportunities for children in the crucial years from birth to seven.

Acknowledgements
Note to the Second Edition
Preface
Introductionp. 1
The brainp. 4
Habits and skillsp. 20
Myelin and early learningp. 24
Growth pattern and learningp. 27
Crucial times for learningp. 30
The gift of speechp. 42
Double brainp. 56
Learning by playing and explorationp. 70
Remembering, learning and thinkingp. 84
What we are born withp. 97
The twenty-one principlesp. 110
Conclusionsp. 113
Indexp. 116
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780750703192
ISBN-10: 0750703199
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 136
Published: 25th May 1994
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.9  x 0.74
Weight (kg): 0.2
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition