This book provides:comprehensive overview of the history of observation in early childhood education; range of practical techniques, both qualitative and quantitative for practitioners; section, mainly for researchers, on ethics and also recording, analysing, and reporting observational data.
Tikanga Maori is the authoritative and accessible introduction to understanding the correct Maori ways of doing things as they were done in the past, as they are done in the present - and as they may yet be.In this revised edition, Hirini Mead has added an extensive new chapter on mana whenua, mana moana, Maori authority over land and ocean, and the different interpretations and applications of mana whenua and mana moana historically and...
Education (Early Childhood) Services Regulations 2008 inc. amendments
"Infants, Toddlers, and Caregivers" is an ideal introduction to care and education in the first three years of life, featuring a respectful, cohesive approach inspired by Magda Gerber and Dr. Emmi Pikler, pioneers in what Gerber called "Educaring". The text emphasizes the value of play and exploration, as well as giving careful attention to those caregiving times, when relationships grow and an abundance of learning occurs.
This publication reviews literature related to Maori Maori teaching and learning styles. Manuscripts, archives, government reports, research reports, literature reviews, journal and newspaper articles, and publications and monographs were accessed to piece together a record of traditional and contemporary practices. The written record shows that Maori Maori used mixed curricula and varieties of media to transmit information, knowledge, and...
Programming & Planning in Early Childhood Settings explores a range of approaches to curriculum and to documenting children's learning in early childhood settings. This valuable resource for early childhood education students and practitioners provides a broad view of the concepts and issues in early childhood curriculum. Chapters reflect ongoing discussions about what is meant by the terms 'planning' and 'programming' in the context of early...
'How I wish I'd had a book like this when I first started my career as a researcher into early years education and care! There's something for everyone, and I wholeheartedly commend it to those embarking upon, or wishing to extend their knowledge of, early childhood research' - Professor Emeritus Janet Moyles, Early Years & Play Consultant. 'This text covers an excellent range of issues. In particular, the mix of academic background to topics...
Te Ao Maori is a tour of the Maori world in images and text (Maori and English), plus a matching DVD with actors performing the haka, poi, hongi, poroporoaki, a tour of a marae, etc. It is hugely informative and at the same time very accessible. A fantastic resource for tourists and for New Zealanders - Pakeha and Maori - who want to know more about the culture, history and language of the Maori.
Contains over 50,000 concise entries divided into Maori-English and English-Maori sections. Includes all the words most commonly used by fluent Maori speakers. Features a vocabulary list with words for new inventions, metric terms, modern concepts and scientific, computer, technological and legal terms. Incorporates an easy-to-use guide to the pronunciation of Maori and a section on Maori grammar. Includes separate lists giving Maori...
Many teachers discover that in order to teach with more inspiration, passion and power, they need to come to understand more about themselves. This book focuses on teachers as relationally-connected people, their thinking and beliefs, and how these in?uence teaching. It explores different philosophies and approaches toward teaching. Each, in turn, returns the reader to the central notion of seeking authenticity through relational connectedness....