The Project Approach: Creativity in the Early Years contains advice on instigating projects that allow children to partake in self-directed investigation and undertake projects that interest them. It also offers guidance on providing an enabling environment to maximise the child's learning experience. This new edition has been matched to the 2012 EYFS.
- Explains what the project approach is, and how it relates to underlying theory and research
- Presents ideas on how projects can be implemented within the context of the Early Years Foundation Stage
- Analyses the issues surrounding this approach, including managing curriculum constraints
- Advises on how to plan, carry out and assess a project.
This practical guide is full of ideas and examples, case studies, observation sheets and diagrams to bring this theoretical approach to life.
About the author
Marianne Sargent is an early education specialist and writer, having written several books for Featherstone Education, as well as regular articles for Nursery World,Early Years Educator and Practical Pre-School Books. Marianne holds an MA in Early Years Education and has worked as a lecturer in primary and early years education. She is also a qualified teacher, having taught in a range of nurseries and reception classes.