Attainment and Executive Functioning in the Early Years: Research for Inclusive Practice and Lifelong Learning

1st Edition

Hazel G. Whitters

Routledge
December 5, 2018 Forthcoming
Reference - 94 Pages
ISBN 9780367140984 - CAT# K410282
Series: Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

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Summary

Attainment and Executive Functioning in the Early Years combines knowledge and understanding from research with operational skills from practice in the early years. It presents the development of a sense of self which occurs between birth and five years, the effect of adverse childhood experiences, and the link to executive functioning in adulthood.

The book supports the development of expertise which can be applied to enhance inclusive pedagogy, to nurture attainment and to contribute to life-long learning. It explores practice approaches which support children to gain a sense of self, to recognise the needs of others and to achieve fulfilment by operating with purpose. Research is accessed to gain knowledge and understanding of the complex processes which result in a demonstration of executive functioning in childhood.

Attainment and Executive Functioning in the Early Years will be of great interest to academics, researchers and post-graduate students in the fields of early years’ care, and education. It will also appeal to those working within children’s services.

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