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SOLO Taxonomy in the Early Years - Making connections for belonging, being and becoming

ISBN: 9781927221266
Code: 5746


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Using SOLO Taxonomy as a model, young learners become active participants in their own learning as they can see a clear, manageable progression of steps they can follow to create new learning. This empowering resource describes practical examples and experiences of educators and learners. It also provides the scaffolding young learners need to self-assess their learning outcomes and make thoughtful decisions about next steps and strategies.

Pages: 60 | Ages: 4-7

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About the Authors

Bridget Cassé is a junior classroom teacher and team leader in a primary school in Auckland, New Zealand. She has special interest, experience and expertise in teaching and learning in lower primary. Bridget clearly remembers the moment at Learning@School 2010 when she first sensed the potential of SOLO Taxonomy for learning to learn – and she has been exploring her teaching and student learning using SOLO as a model ever since. Bridget’s foremost teacher is her preschool daughter who helps her rethink “learning to learn” and how best to facilitate this process with young learners.
Pam Hook is an educational consultant (HookED Educational Consultancy,, who works with New Zealand and Australian schools to develop curricula and pedagogies for learning to learn based on SOLO Taxonomy. She has published articles on thinking, learning, e-learning and gifted education, and has written curriculum material for government and business. As well as authoring and co-authoring more than 15 books on SOLO Taxonomy (some of which have been translated into Danish), she is co-author of two science textbooks widely used in New Zealand secondary schools. She is also a popular keynote speaker at conferences.

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