Frameworks for Learning and Development,
4th Edition

Karen Kearns

ISBN-13: 9780170376716 | ISBN-10: 0170376710

Copyright 2017

| Published 2017

| 520 pages

List Price USD $73.50


Frameworks for Learning and Development supports training and delivery of CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care. The bestselling and award-winning Working in Early Childhood Education and Care Series has been developed to assist students in gaining the skills and knowledge required to achieve a vocational Early Childhood Education and Care qualification. It reflects the key components of the National Quality Framework (NQF) for Children’s Services as they relate to curriculum and pedagogical practices in early childhood settings.

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Karen Kearns Grad. Dip. Ed (Spec. Ed.), B Ed. (ECE), M Ed (ECE) has worked in teaching, consultancy, advocacy and legislative compliance, and lecturing at the University of Newcastle. She is CEO of International Child Care College (ICCC), which delivers vocational education and training in Early Childhood Education and Care, face-to-face and online.

  • New content around legislative responsibilities. Additional information added to snapshots of disabilities.
  • New content on developing an IEP
  • Concept of “whole child” now runs through each chapter
  • Updated to reflect the National Quality Framework; Curriculum development and link to EYLF explored in greater detail
  • Labelling Activities – interactive on CourseMate Express; NEW teacher and student support on companion websites
  • NEW to this edition for students – student companion website – CourseMate Express with interactive labelling activities, online research activities, quizzes, provide extension activities beyond the classroom.
  • Scenarios throughout the text – these provide practical examples, explore common issues and problems and enable students to link theory to practice
  • End of chapter Q & A -- ideal for class discussion and provide an opportunity for trainers to assess students understanding and application of content
  • NEW to this edition resources for instructor’s support include testbank, additional cases, competency based activity sheets; provide homework setting options and more scenarios for students. NEW intermediate mapping grid included on instructor companion site to demonstrate the texts correlation with the competencies.

Table of Contents

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1. Frameworks for learning
2. Designing learning environments
3. Planning for learning physical growth and development
4. Supporting communication language and literacy
5. Planning for learning: cognitive development and creativity
6. Supporting social and emotional development
7. Guiding and managing behavior
8. Planning for inclusion
9. Putting it all together

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Instructor Website for Kearns' Frameworks for Learning and Development

Everything you need for your course in one place! This collection of product-specific lecture and class tools is available online via the instructor resource centre at www.cengage.com/login. You'll be able to access and download materials such as PowerPoint presentations, images, and the instructor’s manual. New to this edition robust PowerPoint lecture outlines that have been designed for an active classroom with reading check questions and Think-Pair-Share questions as well as the traditional section by section outline.

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Frameworks for Learning and Development

  • ISBN-10: 0170376710
  • ISBN-13: 9780170376716

Price USD$ 73.50


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