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Designs for Living and Learning: Transforming Early Childhood Environments

Designs for Living and Learning: Transforming Early Childhood Environments (Paperback)

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You likely have dreams for your early childhood environment that are greater than rating scales, regulations, and room arrangements. Designs for Living and Learning has been a favourite resource among educators and caregivers for more than a decade, and this new edition is packed with even more fresh ideas that can be used as you create captivating environments that nurture children, families, and staff while supporting children's learning. With hundreds of all-new colourful photographs of real early learning settings and a multitude of simple and practical concepts for creative indoor and outdoor spaces and learning materials, this book truly is a source of inspiration as you learn how to shape welcoming spaces where children can learn and grow. Expanded chapters include new information reflecting current trends and concerns in the early childhood field, such as the use of recycled and non-traditional materials, children in the outdoors, alternative ways to think about providing for learning outcomes, facing and overcoming barriers and negotiating change, and the impact of environmental rating scales in Quality Rating and Improvement Systems (QRIS).

Two new chapters are included, one highlighting the transformations of environments with before and after photos and outlines of the process, and another offering examples of soliciting children's ideas about the environment.

EducationEducation TheoryEducational strategies & policyEducationEducation TheorySchoolsPre-school & kindergarten Publisher: Redleaf Press Publication Date: 01/12/2014 ISBN-13: 9781605543727  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Deb Curtis and Margie Carter are internationally acclaimed experts in early childhood and co-authors of many books.

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