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Early Years Magazine - Issue 3


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Created on 12 January 2010 by ncetm_administrator
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Early Years Magazine - Issue 3mouth with speech bubble
 

This month’s issue focuses on communication, in assorted guises. This is a massive area, so we can only scratch the surface here. We aim to be thought provoking, giving you a few avenues to explore for yourself. 
 

Contents

From the editor
Could you do a bit of action research on mark making in your own setting? Find out how you could get some funding for this. There’s also some information on a new DCSF resource Children thinking mathematically: PSRN essential knowledge for Early Years practitioners, and a look ahead to BCME.
 
Coming soon: Ideas Box
Look out for the Ideas Box in the next issue. This will start life as a thread in the Early Years Forum. There will be a template for you to complete, though you will also be able to post directly. Once the entries build, we will sort into categories for easier access.
 
Focus on
I CAN is a children’s communication charity whose mission is to ensure that everyone in contact with children knows how important communication is, what communication difficulties look like and what they can do to help. Find out more in Focus on...Communication.
 
R4U - Research for You
Ian Thompson is back with a report on Martin Hughes’ much earlier research with children aged 3 years 4 months to 7 years 9 months. Twenty-four children were asked, ‘Can you put something on the paper to show how many bricks are on the table?’ Take a look at the article to find out how the researchers analysed the results.
 
Case study
This month’s case study is of Holly Primary School. They received a grant to focus on CPD and its impact on the six core areas of learning, using Mathematical Development as the vehicle to permeate other areas of the curriculum.
 
Maths to share - CPD for you and your colleagues
This issue’s Maths to share suggests using the five short video sequences attached to the National Strategies Problem Solving, Reasoning and Numeracy section to help practitioners reflect upon their own verbal interactions with children.
 
 
 
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Early Years Magazine Issue 3 - download as a PDF
 
Slef Evaluation Tools - Mathematics content knowledge
 
Slef Evaluation Tools - Mathematics specific pedagogy
 
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