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Description - Geography in the Early Years by Joanna Birch

This completely revised and updated second edition of Geography in the Early Years presents a lively and comprehensive overview of teaching and learning in geography. Theoretical aspects of early years teaching in geography are complemented by up-to-date research findings and illustrated with discussion, a wealth of case studies, and suggestions for the development and implementation of sound geographical work in practice. In a practitioner-friendly style, this book provides: * an examination of the essence of geography in terms of children's conceptions of the physical environment * a detailed description of geography in the national curriculum and of the place and nature of environmental education within early years teaching * guidelines for taking a whole school approach in policy, planning and organisation of geographical learning * examples of initial teacher training and continuing professional developments. This highly accessible, illuminating book will be immensely helpful to teachers, student teachers, policy-makers and all other providers of education for children aged three to seven years.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415320702
ISBN-10: 0415320704
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 232
Imprint: Routledge Falmer
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 9-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Joanna Birch

Professor Joy Palmer was formerly at the School of Education, University of Durham and is now their Pro-Vice Chancellor. Joanna Birch is Senior Research Associate at the University of Durham.

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