Education: Childhood

  • Early Childhood Education and Care for Sustainability: International Perspectives book cover

    Early Childhood Education and Care for Sustainability

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Valerie Huggins, David Evans

    This innovative and timely book explores issues and concerns surrounding Education for Sustainable Development in early childhood, providing a range of perspectives on how we can live and promote more healthy, just and sustainable lives. It examines the professional responsibility of early years…

    Paperback – 2017-11-23 
    Routledge
    TACTYC

  • Literacy, Storytelling and Bilingualism in Asian Classrooms book cover

    Literacy, Storytelling and Bilingualism in Asian Classrooms

    Edited by Alice Sterling Honig

    Contrary to previously held beliefs that bilingualism wonder hinder cognitive and language development in children, research has shown that bilingual children show enhanced cognitive flexibility and an ability to better focus their attention. This book explores both emergent literacy and…

    Paperback – 2017-11-19 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Child Development: Psychological Perspectives and Applications book cover

    Understanding Child Development

    Psychological Perspectives and Applications, 2nd Edition

    By Sara Meadows

    Understanding Child Development introduces the main areas of developmental psychology in childhood. Drawing on content which first appeared in ‘Understanding Child Development’, published in 1986, the book includes new bases of evidence and offers an interdisciplinary approach to the subject.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-17 
    Routledge

  • The Voice of the Child: How to Listen Effectively to Young Children book cover

    The Voice of the Child

    How to Listen Effectively to Young Children

    By Julia Maria Gouldsboro

    If we want children to be successful, confident, independent learners, we need to relearn the skill of truly listening. The Voice of the Child builds on a number of theories which recognise the importance of interacting with, and listening, to the children in our care, and demonstrates how these…

    Paperback – 2017-11-13 
    Routledge

  • Immersion Education in the Early Years book cover

    Immersion Education in the Early Years

    Edited by Tina Hickey, Anne-Marie de Mejía

    Worldwide, more parents are opting for immersion pre-schooling for their children in order to benefit from its linguistic, educational, and cultural benefits. This immersion can be either bilingual or monolingual, aimed at early second language learning, or at language maintenance – offering…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
    Routledge

  • Play and Wellbeing book cover

    Play and Wellbeing

    Edited by Cindy Clark

    In an era of increasingly patient-centered healthcare, understanding how health and illness play out in social context is vital. This volume opens a unique window on the role of play in health and wellbeing in widely varied contexts, from the work of Patch Adams as a hospital clown, to an…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
    Routledge

  • Wise Words: How Susan Isaacs Changed Parenting book cover

    Wise Words: How Susan Isaacs Changed Parenting

    By Caroline Vollans

    "Harassed" writes: "Your answers to correspondents are exceedingly clear, and when I read them I say, ‘That is just the answer I should think of,’ though I believe I should have great difficulty when it came actually to putting it into words! However, I cannot answer my own problems, so will you…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23 
    Routledge

  • Investigating Emotional, Sensory and Social Learning in Early Years Practice book cover

    Investigating Emotional, Sensory and Social Learning in Early Years Practice

    By Sarah Cousins, Wendy Cunnah

    This book explores learning in the early years and emphasises the importance of learning in social contexts, through the senses and within close relationships. It moves away from the focus on ‘learning’ as the acquisition of knowledge, and instead emphasises the importance of personal, social and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17 
    Routledge

  • Safeguarding and Protecting Children in the Early Years book cover

    Safeguarding and Protecting Children in the Early Years

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Steven Burton, James Reid

    This new edition provides a comprehensive guide for safeguarding and child protection in the early years. Aimed at both students and practitioners, it offers clear insight and guidance into the legal and policy foundations for effective safeguarding practice, together with both the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-16 
    Routledge

  • Poverty and Inclusion in Early Years Education book cover

    Poverty and Inclusion in Early Years Education

    By Mark Cronin, Karen Argent, Chris Collett

    Poverty and Inclusion in Early Years Education will help practitioners to understand the experiences of young children who are living in poverty. It examines the potentially devastating impact of poverty and social exclusion on children’s chances in later life, and considers recent policy and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-16 
    Routledge
    Diversity and Inclusion in the Early Years

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Young Children’s Thinking and Understanding book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Young Children’s Thinking and Understanding

    Edited by Sue Robson, Suzanne Flannery Quinn

     This ground-breaking handbook provides a much-needed, contemporary and authoritative reference text on young children’s thinking. The different perspectives represented in the thirty-nine chapters contribute to a vibrant picture of young children, their ways of thinking and their efforts…

    Paperback – 2017-10-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks of Education

  • Children Writing Poems: Poetic Voices in and out of School book cover

    Children Writing Poems

    Poetic Voices in and out of School

    By Janine Certo

    This volume demonstrates how the social and instructional worlds that children inhabit influence their poetry writing and performances. Drawing on rich vignettes of students from different racial, ethnic and linguistic backgrounds, it describes and analyzes the work of eight to ten-year-old U.S.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

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