A Place to Talk in Pack-away Settings (Place to Talk)
By: Elizabeth Jarman (author)Paperback
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The recent I CAN report suggests that over 50% of children in England are starting school with some form of speech and language disability. The EYFS states that 'the development and use of communication and language is at the heart of young children's learning.' This book considers the significant role that the physical environment can play in supporting children's speaking and listening skills and in supporting inquisitive, verbal experimentation. Not only providing examples of an 'instant' space or an enclosed, child height space, this book also has action points and useful resources to inspire all early years practitioners.
Elizabeth Jarman's background is in teaching. Until 2006 she was assistant Director at the Basic Skills Agency, working closely with the Skills for Life Strategy Unit, Sure Start Unit leading the 'Step into Learning' training and development programme. More recently Elizabeth developed the Communication Friendly Spaces Toolkit for practitioners and she now specializes in improving learning environments. She offers a range of training and development programmes which are currently being delivered across England and Wales.
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