Explanation of The Characteristics of Effective Learning Playing and exploring The key ways children learn are through play and exploration. Vygotsky, a psychologist who specialises in child development stated that “in play the child operates at their highest level beyond his average age, above his daily behaviour; in play it is as … [Read more...] about The Characteristics of Effective Learning
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How can early years settings support children's Language development? Every Child a Talker (ECAT ) programme has been designed to help practitioners in early years settings to create an environment that supports and stimulates the children's Language development, this will enable children to experiment with and learn new language. It can also be … [Read more...] about The importance of focusing on Language Development
New recommendations suggest children should be given lessons on how to brush their teeth properly in early years settings, due to poor oral hygiene. In some deprived areas in the UK, poor dental health is rife. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) suggest introducing a new scheme that helps young children learn the … [Read more...] about Children to learn how to brush their teeth by Early Years practitioners.