Tamsin Grimmer has written extensively about a loving pedagogy and is also a huge advocate for using the outdoors to enhance learning, making learning multi-sensory and active and learning through play. She has been an Early Years consultant for two local authorities and has worked as a teacher, early years professional and an Outstanding childminder.
Her latest book Developing a Loving Pedagogy in the Early Years: How Love Fits with Professional Practice has just been published by David Fulton.
When not writing or researching, Tamsin works part time as a lecturer at Bath Spa University on the Primary and Early Years PGCE courses and is the early years director for Linden Learning.
In this interview, Tamsin explains what we mean by a loving pedagogy and how this links to professional practice. She goes into detail as to why this is important for professional practice and how this empowers children.
Tamsin also discusses how we can ‘hold children in mind’.
You can find Tamsin’s website here: https://www.tamsingrimmer.com/
and on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/tamsingrimmer
and on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/earlyyears.consultancy.5
You can buy her new book from David Fulton here: https://www.routledge.com/Developing-a-Loving-Pedagogy-in-the-Early-Years-How-Love-Fits-with-Professional/Grimmer/p/book/9780367902667