Play Matters 2nd Ed. is jam packed with content and features to support implementation of the 'Walker Learning Approach' in any educational setting, focusing on years Prep to Grade 2.
Containing a full colour section of photographs and template documents for planning, assessment and reporting activities, Play Matters 2nd Ed. is an invaluable tool for those working with children from diverse backgrounds and children with specific needs.
Engagement Matters is an extension of the material covered in Play Matters 2nd Ed. and covers Grade 3 through 6. This book provides useful practical guidance and ideas on how to create empowering classroom environments for students.
The Kathy Walker Set includes:
Kathy Walker is a Melbourne-based educational consultant and author, and the founder of Early Life Foundations and the Walker Learning Approach. She conducts professional development sessions throughout Australia for staff working across all sectors of early childhood and primary education as well as a range of government organisations.
In 2008, Kathy was awarded a Fellowship from the Australian Council for Educational Leaders for her extensive contributions to the improvement of student outcomes as a teacher, lecturer and consultant.