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Techniques for teaching young children : choices for theory and practice.

Contributor(s): MacNaughton, G | Williams, G.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Frenchs Forest NSW : Pearson Prentice-Hall, 2008Edition: 3rd ed.Description: 1 volume.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781442502710; 1442502711.Subject(s): Early childhood education | Teaching methods | Educational objectives | Educational philosophy | Primary school teaching | Early childhood education | Early childhood education | Primary school teachingDDC classification: 372 Summary: Techniques for Teaching Young Children is an introductory early childhood text specialising in skills and techniques. The text offers a blend of theory and practice by describing and demonstrating teaching techniques used in early childhood education, ranging from the simple to the complex. Examples of these include observing and listening through to scaffolding and empowerment. This book provides early childhood student teachers and practising teachers with a guide to everyday practice and reflective teaching. [Publisher].
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Techniques for Teaching Young Children is a unique introductory early childhood text specialising in skills and techniques. The text offers an excellent blend of theory and practice by describing and demonstrating teaching techniques used in early childhood education, ranging from the simple to the complex. Examples of these include observing and listening through to scaffolding and empowerment. This book provides early childhood student teachers and practising teachers with an excellent guide to everyday practice and reflective teaching.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Techniques for Teaching Young Children is an introductory early childhood text specialising in skills and techniques. The text offers a blend of theory and practice by describing and demonstrating teaching techniques used in early childhood education, ranging from the simple to the complex. Examples of these include observing and listening through to scaffolding and empowerment. This book provides early childhood student teachers and practising teachers with a guide to everyday practice and reflective teaching. [Publisher].

In English.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Part 1 Teaching and the Environment
  • 1 Positioning equipment and materials
  • 2 Collecting
  • 3 Scheduling
  • Part 2 General Teaching Techniques
  • 4 Demonstrating
  • 5 Describing
  • 6 Encouraging, praising and helping
  • 7 Facilitating
  • 8 Feedback
  • 9 Grouping
  • 10 Listening
  • 11 Modelling
  • 12 Positioning people
  • 13 Questioning
  • 14 Reading
  • 15 Recalling
  • 16 Singing
  • 17 Suggesting
  • 18 Telling and instructing
  • Part 3 Specialist Teaching Techniques
  • 19 Co-constructing
  • 20 Community building
  • 21 Decolonising
  • 22 Deconstructing
  • 23 Democratising
  • 24 Documenting
  • 25 Empowering
  • 26 Philosophising
  • 27 Problem-solving
  • 28 Reinforcing
  • 29 Scaffolding
  • 30 Task analysis
  • Part4 Educational Philosophies, Goals and Teaching Techniques
  • 31 Building a strategic approach to teaching techniques