chapter  4
Preparation or practice?
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Consideration of practice In the following three case study settings consideration was mostly about the children and adults becoming familiar with each other and with the new environment. This should not be undervalued. It is well known that a sense of security is important to the child and that intellectual development is likely to be more effective if there is strong social, personal and emotional development (Siraj-Blatchford et al., 2003). How the children learned as a group or individually was not given as much attention.