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The EYE website is a fantastic new resource for early years professionals looking for best practice advice, activity ideas and research-led features. It is designed to be user friendly, with articles labelled by EYFS theme, to help you quickly and easily find the information you need. With thousands of articles from the EYE and Practical Pre-School archive and new content being added all the time, this website is a great new tool to help you meet your information and professional development needs and to ensure every child reaches their best potential.

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Parent: Once bitten...

Children aged between 18 months and three years can sometimes go through a phase of biting others. A careful approach is needed to address this, taking into account underlying, developmental factors.

Communication and language: Causing a stir

Now is the time for children to harvest a range of exciting new natural objects, including catkins, blossom, dandelions, twigs and leaves – to take to the mud kitchen and have fun mixing them into magic potions.

 

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Mind your language

  • Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Dr Sue Allingham takes stock of important developments in the sector during the last few weeks and scrutinises how the press at large has reported on them.

Take a look at the March issue of EYE magazine

  • Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Want to keep up-to-date with the latest pedagogical research and ideas from the experts, be challenged in your thinking and innovative in your practice? Dip into this month’s pages for a taster of EYE’s in-depth, professional coverage.

What the teachers say

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Most children in the study expressed positive views about school

Understanding children's views on school readiness

  • Tuesday, March 12, 2019

While the concept of school readiness lacks a commonly agreed definition, Paula Brown analyses the findings of the recent 'Reconstructing readiness' report, illuminating children’s own perspectives on school readiness.

Video enhanced reflective practice (VERP) has proved a winner at the George Perkins Nursery in Birmingham.

Learning through a lens

  • Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Reflective practice is core to early years provision, but all too often focuses on righting wrongs. Educational psychologist Anita Soni describes how video can help highlight the positives, and nursery manager Sarah Presswood explains why she finds it so valuable in her setting.

Take a look at the March issue of EYE

  • Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Want to keep up-to-date with the latest pedagogical research and ideas from the experts, be challenged in your thinking and innovative in your practice? Dip into this month’s pages for a taster of EYE’s in-depth, professional coverage.

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