Playful Teaching and Learning

Playful Teaching and Learning
Author : Glenda Walsh
Publisher : SAGE
Total Pages : 240
Release : 2017-03-13
ISBN 10 : 9781526413253
ISBN 13 : 1526413256
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Every early years practitioner should be able to captivate and maintain the interest of young children in their setting, through the provision of a playful learning experience. Covering age ranges 3-8 years, this textbook explores the importance of infusing playfulness throughout the entire early years day, and includes chapters that: establish the core principles underpinning playful teaching and learning help students and practitioners understand how playfulness can be applied to all aspects of the early years curriculum including mathematics, literacy, outdoor environments, science & technology, and ICT explore core issues in early years provision including observing, planning & assessment, and how they relate to playful learning emphasise the role and qualities of the playful professional. This is a fantastic resource for any student or practitioner looking to enrich the lives of young children through meaningful playful learning experiences.