10. Planning


Observing children is at the heart of planning for them, we suggest:

Bradford, H. (2012) Planning and observation of children under three, Oxford: Routledge.

Podmore, V. and Luff, P. (2012) Observation: Origins and Approaches in Early Childhood, Maidenhead: Open University Press.

Luff, P. (2012) Observations: Recording and Analysis in the Early Years Foundation Stage, In: Palaiologou, I. (Ed.) The Early Years Foundation Stage: Theory and Practice, London: Sage.

Papatheodorou, T. and Luff, P. with Gill, J. (2011) Child Observation for Learning and Research, Harlow: Pearson.

Luff, P. with Collins, S., Gibbs, J., Thomas, L. and Sprawling, M. (2010) Thinking through the uses of observation and documentation, In J. Moyles (Ed.) Thinking About Play: Developing a Reflective Approach, Maidenhead: Open University Press.

Luff, P. (2009) Looking, Listening, Learning and Linking: Uses of Observation for Relational Pedagogy, In T. Papatheodorou, and J. Moyles (Eds.) Learning Together in the Early Years: Relational Pedagogy, London: Routledge.

Luff, P. (2007) Written observations or walks in the park? In: Moyles, J. R. (Ed.) Early Years Foundations: Meeting the Challenge, Maidenhead: Open University Press.

Smidt, S. (2005) Observing, assessing and planning for children in the early years, London: Routledge.

Brodie K. (2013) Observation, Assessment and Planning in the Early Years: Bringing It All Together, Maidenhead: Open University Press.