Education: Childhood

  • Supporting Early Mathematical Development: Practical Approaches to Play-Based Learning book cover

    Supporting Early Mathematical Development

    Practical Approaches to Play-Based Learning, 2nd Edition

    By Caroline McGrath

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Men, Masculinities and Childcare book cover

    Men, Masculinities and Childcare

    By Martin Robb

    Sharing the care of children in families is increasingly becoming the norm in modern day society as more mothers enter paid work and government campaigns endeavour to increase the number of men working in childcare. However, running alongside debates of gender imbalance in childcare there has also…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge Academic

  • Animals in Early Childhood Education book cover

    Animals in Early Childhood Education

    By Diahann Gallard

    This book is a research-based text about animals in early childhood education for researchers, academics and postgraduate students. It includes philosophical, historical and socio-political ideas about animals in early childhood education. Written from a pragmatic perspective, the author outlines…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

  • Perspectives on Play: Learning for Life book cover

    Perspectives on Play

    Learning for Life, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Avril Brock, Pam Jarvis, Yinka Olusoga

    This text offers innovative, multi-disciplinary perspectives on the subject of play in a range of environments: the classroom, playground, home, and local community. Chapters include observation notes, case studies and comprehensive illustrations of ideas in action, as well as encouragement for the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Natural Water Activities for the Early Years: Enhancing and supporting learning book cover

    Natural Water Activities for the Early Years

    Enhancing and supporting learning

    By Judit Horvath

    This book will inspire practitioners to think creatively about providing rich play situations for young children in natural water environments. Drawing on the Water School approach, it explains how experiences with natural water can enhance and support children’s learning. Activities are…

    Paperback – 2018-12-30 
    Routledge

  • Teachers and Families Perspectives in Early Childhood Education: Early Childhood Education in the 21st Century Vol II book cover

    Teachers and Families Perspectives in Early Childhood Education

    Early Childhood Education in the 21st Century Vol II

    Edited by Sivanes Phillipson, Susanne Garvis

    The second volume in this Early Childhood Education in the 21st Century: International Teaching, Family and Policy Perspectives miniseries focuses on teacher and family perspectives of early childhood education and care from 22 different countries around the world. The aim of this volume is to…

    Hardback – 2018-12-30 
    Routledge
    Evolving Families

  • Reconsidering The Role of Play in Early Childhood: Towards Social Justice and Equity book cover

    Reconsidering The Role of Play in Early Childhood

    Towards Social Justice and Equity

    Edited by Julie M. Nicholson, Debora B. Wisneski

    Reconsidering the Role of Play in Early Childhood: Towards Social Justice and Equity – a compilation of current play research in early childhood education and care – challenges, disrupts, and re-examines conventional perspectives on play. By highlighting powerful and provocative studies from around…

    Hardback – 2018-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Children's Agency: A Critical, Psychosocial Perspective book cover

    Children's Agency

    A Critical, Psychosocial Perspective

    By Sheila Greene, Elizabeth Nixon

    This novel book approaches the topic of children’s agency from a fresh perspective, emphasising what psychological and developmental science can bring to a debate which has been dominated by sociology and anthropology. It reviews research on agency from family, school and wider society domains,…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Messy Play in the Early Years: Supporting Learning through Material Engagements book cover

    Messy Play in the Early Years

    Supporting Learning through Material Engagements

    By Sue Gascoyne

    Combining a rich theoretical foundation with practical tips, advice and case studies, Messy Play in the Early Years provides an informative and practical exploration of the unique qualities, characteristics and learning possibilities of messy play. Packed with valuable insights from research and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Pedagogies for Leading Practice book cover

    Pedagogies for Leading Practice

    Edited by Sandra Cheeseman, Rosie Walker

    Bringing together the experiences of professionals from around the world, this essential text explores the intersections between pedagogy and leadership to consider how effectively Pedagogical Leadership can be used to foster the collaborative engagement of children and their families, staff and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-22 
    Routledge
    Thinking About Pedagogy in Early Childhood Education

  • The Literacy of Play and Innovation: Children as Makers book cover

    The Literacy of Play and Innovation

    Children as Makers

    By Christiane Wood

    The Literacy of Play and Innovation provides a portrait of what innovative education for your children looks like from a literacy perspective. Through an in-depth case study of a "maker" school’s innovative design—in particular, of four early childhood educator’s classrooms—this book demonstrates…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Learning and Connecting in School Playgrounds: Using the playground as a curriculum resource book cover

    Learning and Connecting in School Playgrounds

    Using the playground as a curriculum resource

    Edited by Llyween Couper, Dean Sutherland

    An inclusive approach to education is not confined to the classroom. The school playground is where the real test for diversity and difference occurs, and a focus on play during break times is needed for the health, well-being and learning of all students. This book explores pre-school, primary and…

    Paperback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge

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