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Supporting Creativity & Imagination In The Early Years By Bernadette Duffy

Supporting Creativity & Imagination In The Early Years
by Bernadette Duffy

Aims to use real life examples of young children's development and their growing competence to show the richness of their creativity and imagination. This book outlines children's development across a range of creative and imaginative experiences, and discusses the ways of planning and assessing children's progress.
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Supporting Creativity & Imagination In The Early Years by Bernadette Duffy

This book draws on the author's experience of promoting young children's creativity and imagination in a variety of settings over the last twenty years. The settings include home and centre based care and this book draws on the practical experience of adults living and working with children in these settings. The aim of the book is to use real life examples of young children's development and their growing competence to show the richness of their creativity and imagination. Children's development across a wide range of creative and imaginative experiences are outlined and ways of planning and assessing children's progress are discussed. Insights from research are used to inform practice. This book is for all who take delight in the richness of young children's learning and want to find ways to extend their practice by supporting and promoting learning in a practical way.

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About Bernadette Duffy


Bernadette Duffy originally trained as an early years teacher and during the last twenty years has worked in a variety of early years settings. These include a combined nursery centre, reception and year 1, nursery class, day nursery and nursery school.At present Bernadette is the head of the Dorothy Gardner Centre in Westminster. The centre receives many visitors from this country and abroad. Bernadette is in demand as a speaker, and has addressed many groups in this country and in Europe. She has contributed to a number of publications including Great Expectations: a curriculum for the under fives Westminster City Council.

Table of Contents


Acknowledgements
Series preface
Introduction

Part one: What are creativity and imagination and why are they important?

The importance of creativity and imagination for society and young children
Defining creativity and imagination
Creative and imaginative areas of experience

Part two: How do creativity and imagination develop?

The development of creativity and imagination from birth to six years
The creative process

Part three: Theory into practice

The role of the adult
The organization of space, time and social contexts
Widening children's experiences
Planning, implementing, observing, recording and assessing
Conclusion
References
Index.

Additional information

GOR001674041
Supporting Creativity & Imagination In The Early Years by Bernadette Duffy
Bernadette Duffy
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Open University Press
1998-08-01
128
0335198716
9780335198719
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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