Nursery Numbers

Author: Sally Johnson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780721708676

Category: Mathematics

Page: 23

View: 5611

Designed for use at Foundation Level, this workbook features fun-to-do numeric exercises giving children an understanding of early number work.

Key Maths

Author: Andrew Parker,Jane Stamford

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780721707969


Page: 31

View: 4051

Aimed at Key Stage 1, this book features graded activities covering a range of topics such as Counting to 100, Time and Odds and Evens. It is Book 4 of a five part series.

Sound Practice

Author: A. Parker,Research Consultant Andrew Parker

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780721708638


Page: 32

View: 9061

Uses phonics to explore letter sounds. Easy-to-follow activities beginning with initial sounds, progressing to end sounds, medial sounds, initial blends and double vowel sounds.

Moving On To Key Stage 1

Improving Transition from the Early Years Foundation Stage

Author: Fisher, Julie

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335238467

Category: Education

Page: 232

View: 2317

Moving On to Key Stage 1 offers a series of practical strategies for promoting learning that meets the needs of 5, 6 and 7 year old learners. It challenges some current practices in the the English primary curriculum and asks whether offering more opportunities for play and child-initiated learning alongside teacher-directed activity could offer children of this age a more appropriate balance of learning experiences.

Early Writing

Author: Anne Forster

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780721708294


Page: 32

View: 2152

Reinforces letter formation, from patterning to joined-up writing.

First Phonics

Author: Anne Evans

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780721708270


Page: 31

View: 2572

Reinforces phonics and simple spelling, through single sounds and blends.

Early Spelling

From Convention to Creativity

Author: Gunther Kress

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113467841X

Category: Education

Page: 256

View: 3216

In his latest book, Gunther Kress explores how children learn to spell in the context of current concerns about early literacy. Using numerous examples of children's writing and drawing, Kress looks at children as 'makers of meaning' and explores their earliest ventures into writing. Kress covers problems such as dyslexia within today's educational system. Technological aids on spelling and writing such as spell-checkers and the effects of the increasing visualization of communication (computer, TV, film) are also discussed.

Nursery Writing

Author: Kathryn Linaker

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780721708249


Page: 23

View: 5805

Focuses on helping children develop the necessary pre-reading and early writing skills for foundation level. This workbook features fun-to-do exercises covering left-to-right co-ordination, letter and word recognition, pencil control and word writing.

Effective Transition into Year One

Author: Alistair Bryce-Clegg

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 147294951X

Category: Education

Page: 72

View: 2313

Helping children make the transition between Reception and Year One is a challenge. When done well it can have a significant impact on children's emotional and academic development, but when done badly it can set some children's development back by up to a year. Alistair Bryce-Clegg is determined to help practitioners conquer this challenge. Having been involved in a number of transition projects that specifically focus on children's emotional, social and academic development throughout this period, Alistair's draws upon his experience in this new book. Packed full of practical ideas to help practitioners to plan for and create an effective learning environment that promotes high levels of attainment in Year One based on the effective principles of EYFS practice, this book should be an essential in any Reception and Year One teacher's library.

Homeschooling: The Early Years

Your Complete Guide to Successfully Homeschooling the 3- to 8- Year-Old Child

Author: Linda Dobson

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: 0307809129

Category: Education

Page: 352

View: 2759

Discover the Rewards of Homeschooling Your Young Child Young children are full of curiosity, imagination, and a sense of wonder. They're willing to try new things and possess a natural joy of discovery. Yet in a traditional school, these natural behavior traits are too often squelched. That's why more and more parents just like you are choosing to teach their children at home during these critical years—the years that lay the foundation for developing learning skills that last a lifetime. Inside, respected homeschooling author Linda Dobson shows you how homeschooling can work for you and your young child. You'll discover how to: ·Tailor homeschooling to fit your family's unique needs ·Know when your child is ready to learn to read ·Teach your child arithmetic without fear—even if you're math-challenged ·Give your child unlimited learning on a limited budget ·And much more! "Brings dazzling clarity to the otherwise nerve-wracking confusion of early learning—and the adventure of becoming fully human. Highly recommended."—John Taylor Gatto,former New York State Teacher of the Year and author of Dumbing Us Down "Provides a much-needed introduction to living and learning with young children. Open the book to any page and you'll find inspiring anecdotes and approaches to learning that leave the reader thinking, 'That just makes so much sense!' Highly recommended for anyone who lives, works, or plays with young children."—Helen Hegener, managing editor of Home Education Magazine "An information-packed delight; I only wish it had been around when our three boys were three to eight years old."—Rebecca Rupp, author of The Complete Home Learning Sourcebook "This book brings together the experience and wisdom of a great variety of homeschooling families—tied together with warm encouragement and wonderful simplification of processes that can seem so mysterious and daunting to the beginner. A very solid resource!"—Lillian Jones, homeschooling activist, writer, and reviewer From the Trade Paperback edition.

Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons

Author: Siegfried Engelmann,Phyllis Haddox,Elaine Bruner

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0671631985

Category: Education

Page: 395

View: 1296

With more than half a million copies in print, Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons is the definitive guide to giving your child the reading skills needed now for a better chance at tomorrow, while bringing you and your child closer together. Is your child halfway through first grade and still unable to read? Is your preschooler bored with coloring and ready for reading? Do you want to help your child read, but are afraid you’ll do something wrong? Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons is a complete, step-by-step program that shows patents simply and clearly how to teach their children to read. Twenty minutes a day is all you need, and within 100 teaching days your child will be reading on a solid second-grade reading level. It’s a sensible, easy-to-follow, and enjoyable way to help your child gain the essential skills of reading. Everything you need is here—no paste, no scissors, no flash cards, no complicated directions—just you and your child learning together. One hundred lessons, fully illustrated and color-coded for clarity, give your child the basic and more advanced skills needed to become a good reader.

Miss Rumphius

Author: Barbara Cooney

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0140505393

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 3098

Seeking adventure in faraway places, Miss Rumphius fulfills her dream and then sets out to make the world more beautiful.

Early Comprehension

Author: Anne Forster,Paul Martin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780721709178

Category: Reading comprehension

Page: 32

View: 4681

Aimed at Key Stage Level 1, this activity workbook contains exercises with picture comprehension, stories, poems, factual information and instructions. It is designed to help children apply their reading skills to new tasks such as using reference material, reading graphs and dictionaries as well as relating to everyday life skills.

The Comprehension Book

Author: Sue Dillon,Terry Dillon

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 0748734546

Category: English language

Page: 128

View: 1493

These worksheets draw on material from a variety of genres including fiction, non-fiction, poetry, journalism, advertising and public information. The varied topics and material are ideal for reinforcing understanding across the curriculum.

Big Kindergarten Workbook

Author: Barbara Gregorich,Joan Hoffman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780887431463

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 320

View: 9592

This Big Kindergarten Workbook combines popular 32-page School Zone workbooks into one convenient 320-page volume. Child-friendly exercises and full-color illustrations make learning fun. Use Big Workbooks to reinforce or review grade-level skills or prepare for the upcoming school year. Contents include: Numbers 1-12, Alphabet, Hidden Pictures, Thinking Skills, Transition Math, Reading Readiness Book 1, and Reading Readiness Book 2, Zoo Scholar, Following Directions, and Colors. (Ages 4-5)

Moving on to Key Stage 1

Improving Transition from the Early Years Foundation Stage

Author: Julie Fisher,Lecturer Julie Fisher

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335238483

Category: Education

Page: 228

View: 8948

This practical book offers a series of strategies for promoting learning that meets the needs and interests of Key Stage 1 pupils, ensuring that the move from the Early Years Foundation Stage to Key Stage 1 is a positive one.

Problem Solving, Reasoning and Numeracy in the Early Years Foundation Stage

Author: Anita M Hughes

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136033661

Category: Education

Page: 160

View: 4733

The Practical Guidance in the Early Years Foundation Stage series will assist practitioners in the smooth and successful implementation of the Early Years Foundation Stage. Each book gives clear and detailed explanations of each aspect of Learning and Development and encourages readers to consider each area within its broadest context to expand and develop their own knowledge and good practice. Practical ideas and activities for all age groups are offered along with a wealth of expertise of how elements from the practice guidance can be implemented within all early years settings. The books include suggestions for the innovative use of everyday ressources, popular books and stories. This book offers an in-depth understanding of children's thinking skills from a psychological perspective. The book introduces the Learning Tools model, a vital cognitive tool used by children to learn and solve problems, and gives practical ideas on how practitioners can use everyday materials to promote problem solving and early numeracy skills through play. Readers are encouraged to reflect on their own practice and understanding to help them provide learning opportunities to meet the unique needs of all children in their setting.

Boys and Schooling in the Early Years

Author: Paul Connolly

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134427468

Category: Education

Page: 264

View: 7352

Boys' underachievement in education has now become a global concern, taxing the minds of governments across the Western world. Boys and Schooling in the Early Years represents the first major study of its kind to focus specifically on young boys and achievement. It makes a powerful argument for the need to begin tackling the problem of boys' lower educational performance in the early years. This book includes one of the most detailed and up-to-date analyses of national evidence regarding gender differences in educational achievement - from the early years through to the end of compulsory schooling. Together with original and in-depth case studies that vividly capture the differing experiences and perspectives of 5-6 year old boys, the book sets out the nature of the problems facing them in education and highlights a number of practical ways in which these issues can begin to be addressed. This is essential reading for all those working in the early years, who are concerned about boys' lower levels of achievement, and want to know what they can do about it.

Teaching Reading at Key Stage 1 and Before

Author: Jeni Riley

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748735167

Category: Education

Page: 188

View: 1557

The requirements of the National Literacy Strategy are fully addressed in this book on teaching reading at Key Stage 1 and before. It features coverage of the structure and use of the English language and gives an explanation of classroom planning and management, based on an understanding of how children learn and progress. Included is also practical guidance on effective teaching practice, embedded in a modern theoretical framework.