With the introduction of the new Early Years Foundation Stage in 2008, practitioners need to be able to meet the needs of all young children in the six areas of learning - one of which is communication, language and literacy.
This book helps the reader develop their knowledge, skills and practice in encouraging and promoting communication, language and literacy for babies and young children.
- activities, examples, case studies and ideas from actual practice
- guidance on how to meet children's diverse needs in an inclusive environment
- advice on involving parents in their children's learning
- resources, useful websites and suggestions for further reading
This book is a must-read for anyone working with children from birth to five.
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