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Ng�a Hurihanga Ako Kohungahunga = Transformative teaching practices in early childhood education / edited by Anne Grey and Beverley Clark.

Contributor(s): Grey, Anne [editor.] | Clark, Beverley [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland : Pearson, 2013Copyright date: �2013Description: xiii, 146 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781486005727; 1486005721; 9781486011865; 1486011861.Other title: Transformative teaching practices in early childhood education.Subject(s): Early childhood education | Early childhood education -- New Zealand | Early childhood teachers -- In-service training | Early childhood teachers -- In-service training -- New Zealand | Education, Primary -- Social aspects | Education, Preschool | Child development | Child development | Early childhood education | Early childhood teachers -- In-service training | Education, Preschool | Education, Primary -- Social aspects | K�ohanga reo | Te Tiriti o Waitangi | M�atauranga | Kura tuatahi | Kura p�uhou | New ZealandDDC classification: 372.21
Contents:
On becoming a teacher / Anne Grey and Beverley Clark -- Just do it / Chris Jenkin and Mary-Liz Broadley -- Langa ng�aue: exploring laul�otaha with the perspectives of 'quality' in Tongan early childhood education / Jeanne Pau'uvale Teisina and Lorraine Pau'uvale -- Relational caregiving: connecting with infants and toddlers / Sophie Alcock -- Teaching practices to support children's construction of knowledge: working theories in early childhood education / Victoria Hargraves -- Play is choice: the playful teacher / Evelyn Davis, Robyn Reid and Sue Stover -- Involving parents: what does it imply? / Bin Wu -- Children as teachers and teachers as learners / Denise Heald and Lorraine Manuela -- Inclusion -- a human right / Anne Grey -- Sustainability and children's inter-relationality with nature / Jenny Ritchie -- Perspectives on leadership in early childhood education / Helen Aitken -- Reflecting on and reviewing practices / Anne Grey and Beverley Clark.
Summary: "Ng�a Hurihanga Ako K�ohungahunga - Transformative teaching practices in early childhood education introduces current innovations in early childhood education teaching practice in New Zealand and discusses various aspects of pedagogical practice in ways designed to both stimulate and inform the student of early childhood education. Inherently complex and involving many facets shaped by context, pedagogical practice in early childhood education is always evolving and subjective in nature. With this text the editors aim to engage the teacher/learner in recognising and responding to the complexity of good pedagogical practice, informing teacher choices about: philosophical approaches; decision making about curriculum; ethical approaches to relationship building; and interactions with children and their families."--Back cover.
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Nga Hurihanga Ako Kohungahunga - Transformative teaching practices in early childhood education introduces current innovations in early childhood education teaching practice in New Zealand and discusses various aspects of pedagogical practice in ways designed to both stimulate and inform the student of early childhood education. Inherently complex and involving many facets shaped by context, pedagogical practice in early childhood education is always evolving and subjective in nature. With this text the editors aim to engage the teacher/learner in recognising and responding to the complexity of good pedagogical practice, informing teacher choices about: philosophical approaches; decision making about curriculum; ethical approaches to relationship building; and interactions with children and their families.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. On becoming a teacher / Anne Grey and Beverley Clark -- 2. Just do it / Chris Jenkin and Mary-Liz Broadley -- 3. Langa ng�aue: exploring laul�otaha with the perspectives of 'quality' in Tongan early childhood education / Jeanne Pau'uvale Teisina and Lorraine Pau'uvale -- 4. Relational caregiving: connecting with infants and toddlers / Sophie Alcock -- 5. Teaching practices to support children's construction of knowledge: working theories in early childhood education / Victoria Hargraves -- 6. Play is choice: the playful teacher / Evelyn Davis, Robyn Reid and Sue Stover -- 7. Involving parents: what does it imply? / Bin Wu -- 8. Children as teachers and teachers as learners / Denise Heald and Lorraine Manuela -- 9. Inclusion -- a human right / Anne Grey -- 10. Sustainability and children's inter-relationality with nature / Jenny Ritchie -- 11. Perspectives on leadership in early childhood education / Helen Aitken -- 12. Reflecting on and reviewing practices / Anne Grey and Beverley Clark.

"Ng�a Hurihanga Ako K�ohungahunga - Transformative teaching practices in early childhood education introduces current innovations in early childhood education teaching practice in New Zealand and discusses various aspects of pedagogical practice in ways designed to both stimulate and inform the student of early childhood education. Inherently complex and involving many facets shaped by context, pedagogical practice in early childhood education is always evolving and subjective in nature. With this text the editors aim to engage the teacher/learner in recognising and responding to the complexity of good pedagogical practice, informing teacher choices about: philosophical approaches; decision making about curriculum; ethical approaches to relationship building; and interactions with children and their families."--Back cover.