Teaching Thinking Skills Across the Early Years

Teaching Thinking Skills Across the Early Years

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This book helps teachers incorporate problem-solving and thinking skills into the National Curriculum at the Foundation Phase and Key Stage 1, in line with QCA and DfES recommendations. It presents a range of activities for children aged 4-7 years, all of which have been tried and tested in classrooms. The ideas are cross-referenced with the Learning Objectives of the National Curriculum, and are enhanced with samples of children's work. It provides sections on the core subjects of literacy, numeracy and science, and ideas for project work across the curriculum. This book is aimed at teachers at the Foundation Phase and Key Stage 1. Teacher trainers, student teachers, teaching assistants, parents and all those working in early years settings will find it equally useful.COMMENT D Case study of introducing TASC into early years The school from which the following work is taken ... a range of personal thinking skills that would support them through transition to secondary school and Key Stage 3 itself, to aid the ... In mathematics they felt they were using open ended problem-solving to some effect but that, as teachers, they did not plan ... The school uses a published maths scheme, which they have linked to the Numeracy Strategy and, because theyanbsp;...

Title:Teaching Thinking Skills Across the Early Years
Author:Belle Wallace
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-04-15


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