Birth and Beyond will support professionals in the early childhood field to deeply understand the specific needs and priorities of this age group and be able to transfer this knowledge into meaningful environments, practice and programs.
Meaningful practice for babies and toddlers
Birth and Beyond will support professionals in the early childhood field to deeply understand the specific needs and priorities of this age group (0-2) and be able to transfer this knowledge into meaningful environments, practice and programmes. It promotes the connection between babies and educators. It specifies theories and developmental knowledge and shows environments that are underpinned by that knowledge. This timely resource includes examples of how to develop relationships with babies and enhance programming, practice and play for babies. Each section provides questions for reflection and discussion.
What is the RIE Approach?
RIE (pronounced “rye”) stands for “Resources for Infant Educarers.” This approach was founded in 1978 by Magda Gerber, a Hungarian immigrant and early childhood educator who lived in Los Angeles.
“Educarer” is a term coined with the idea that parents and caregivers should have respect for even the youngest of infants. According to Gerber and others, babies should be treated as capable and understanding of the world around them, able to learn and flourish if given safe space and freedom from too much adult direction.
The ultimate goal with RIE is to nurture what’s referred to as an “authentic” child. This means your little one should move about in daily life feeling secure, competent, autonomous and connected to their environment.
About the Authors:
Written by Nicole Halton and Natashja Treveton, both highly-regarded educators and authors, Birth and Beyond is an essential resource for educators who are focused on the well-being and education of babies and toddlers.
Recommended ages: 0-2
A4 Resource Book – 52 Pages
Natashja Treveton, Nicole Halton
This resource is designed to assist practitioners to establish a workable programme for children from birth to 2 years.
This programme for building literacy skills is a ‘What – Why – How’ resource to encourage and develop a love for oral language for stories and games for young children.
Written by highly experienced educators, Sally Sneddon and Anne Pettit, this book will assist educators, managers and coordinators in all kinds of education and care settings for young children to embed sustainability in everyday teaching.
STEM Detectives is a practical photographic resource to encourage and guide educators to identify the STEM happening in children’s play, as well as develop the skills and understanding to support and encourage a deeper level of exploration and discovery.
A Sense of Wonder explores the possibilities for experiencing science in early childhood settings, together with practical ideas to inspire early childhood educators and pre-service students.
This teacher manual takes readers on a journey that will help them to gain a greater understanding of reflective practice and where it has come from, how it relates to their practice and how they can engage in reflection to build their own professional capability.
Sorry, some products on our online store require account verification before they can be purchased. Please Register by clicking the Download Registration Form button and e-mail it to us on email@example.com Verification can take up to 2 business days.
Sorry, some products on our online store require account verification before they can be purchased. Please check your account status by clicking My Account when you are logged in or contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org Verification can take up to 2 business days.