Education: Childhood

  • Fathering Children with Autism: Needs, Practices and Service Use book cover

    Fathering Children with Autism

    Needs, Practices and Service Use

    By Carol Potter

    It is now widely accepted that positive father involvement in children’s lives results in better child outcomes across a range of social, emotional and cognitive dimensions. However, very little is known about the perspectives, practices and needs of fathers parenting children with autism.…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Creative Learning in the Early Years: Teaching creatively and teaching for creativity book cover

    Creative Learning in the Early Years

    Teaching creatively and teaching for creativity

    By Ruksana Mohammed

    This book takes a fresh look at the role of creativity within the early years and Key Stage 1. It explores what is meant by creativity and how you can identify the creative skills, attitudes and thinking of individual children. The author argues that creativity should be central to all subject…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • The Philosophy and Practice of Outstanding Early Years Provision book cover

    The Philosophy and Practice of Outstanding Early Years Provision

    Edited by Pat Beckley

    This guide provides the philosophical and theoretical foundations for outstanding Early Years practice. With contributions from a group of leading Early Years professionals, it draws on their range of backgrounds and expertise to support reflection and deepen understandings of the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Young Children and Communities: Bringing Together Communities to Raise the Child book cover

    Young Children and Communities

    Bringing Together Communities to Raise the Child

    Edited by Sykes Gillian, Eleonora Teszenyi

    This valuable text examines the different layers of communities which contribute to, or are involved in raising young children. Offering fresh theoretical perspectives, the book supports a deeper understanding of the value of the ‘community’ in children’s lives today.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Teaching in Alternative and Flexible Education Settings book cover

    Teaching in Alternative and Flexible Education Settings

    Edited by Aspa Baroutsis, Glenda McGregor, Martin Mills, Kitty te Riele

    Alternative and flexible education settings may come in different forms, but they generally have in common a focus on young people who have been disengaged from conventional schooling. One challenge of these settings, therefore, is to change the way education is offered in order to better engage…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • A History of American Gifted Education book cover

    A History of American Gifted Education

    By Jennifer L. Jolly

    A History of American Gifted Education provides the first comprehensive history of the field of gifted education, which is essential to recognizing its contribution to the overall American educational landscape. The text relies heavily on primary documents and artifacts as well as essential…

    Paperback – 2018-05-23 
    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 – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • The Emotional Needs of Young Children: Understanding emotional development in the early years book cover

    The Emotional Needs of Young Children

    Understanding emotional development in the early years

    By Patricia Johnson

    This book focuses on the emotional needs, the experiences and development of children from conception to five. It explores children’s right to feel loved and develop secure attachments in relation to neuro-scientific research, attachment and health and wellbeing and examines the responsibilities of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Play and Playwork: Notes and Reflections in a time of Austerity book cover

    Play and Playwork

    Notes and Reflections in a time of Austerity

    Edited by Fraser Brown, Mike Wragg

    Bringing together authors from a range of academic disciplines and research backgrounds – united as standard-bearers for the child’s right to play – and set against a backdrop evoking play’s critical essence, this book documents the rise and fall of an explosive period of political interest in play…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Embodied Family Choreography: Practices of Control, Care, and Mundane Creativity book cover

    Embodied Family Choreography

    Practices of Control, Care, and Mundane Creativity

    By Marjorie Harness Goodwin, Asta Cekaite

    Hardback – 2018-04-24 
    Routledge
    Directions in Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis

  • Little Kids, Big Dilemmas: Your parenting problems solved by science book cover

    Little Kids, Big Dilemmas

    Your parenting problems solved by science

    By Sarah Kuppen

    Fed up with conflicting advice? This book offers real answers to the following questions and more… Can sleep training harm my baby? Is screen time bad for my child? Is breast always best? Psychologist Dr Sarah Kuppen, expert in early child development, uses her scientific expertise to sort through…

    Paperback – 2018-04-06 
    Routledge

  • Nature and Young Children: Encouraging Creative Play and Learning in Natural Environments book cover

    Nature and Young Children

    Encouraging Creative Play and Learning in Natural Environments, 3rd Edition

    By Ruth Wilson

    Now in its third edition, Nature and Young Children promotes the holistic development of children by connecting them with nature. It offers practical advice on how to set up indoor and outdoor nature play spaces as well as encouraging environmentally responsible attitudes, values and behaviour in…

    Paperback – 2018-04-04 
    Routledge

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