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Refine your observation and assessment skills and make sure children's development is at the heart of your thinking
History, and the Child Study Movement in particular, can provide some important learning about observation and record keeping. Tina Bruce, Stella Louis and Georgie McCall offer some clarity on the main issues.
It's time to have proper assessment of young children, says early years consultant Penny Tassoni
The work of Carol Dweck tells us that encouraging a particular way of thinking - that talent and intelligence are not 'fixed' - can make all the difference to how children learn. Jan Dubiel explains.
Chair of the joint primary group of the Association of Teachers of Mathematics and The Mathematical Association
How can 86 per cent of children achieve an ‘expected’ level for PD in the EYFS Profile when 90 per cent have woeful levels of physical activity, asks Dr Lala Manners, director, Active Matters
Ferre Laevers' Process-Oriented Monitoring System builds on his 'well-being' and 'involvement' scales to create a highly sensitive form of assessment. Jan Dubiel takes a look at how it works.
It is only right that early years educators are accountable, but how do you measure performance and learning? Jan Dubiel explains how one project is helping practitioners to assess progress.
An early years sports coach reveals how he has used the World Cup to improve planning for physical development. Lala Manners reports.
The National Union of Teachers has moved to block Government plans to introduce new baseline assessments for children at the start of Reception.
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