Education: Childhood

  • Everyday Maths through Everyday Provision: Developing opportunities for mathematics in the early years book cover

    Everyday Maths through Everyday Provision

    Developing opportunities for mathematics in the early years, 2nd Edition

    By Elaine Bennett, Jenny Weidner

    This book will help you to realise the wonderful mathematical learning happening in our settings through the familiar resources and experiences we offer to children. This second edition has been updated to reflect the revised EYFS and includes new material on planning and managing mathematics…

    Paperback – 2017-08-10 
    Routledge

  • Researching Play from a Playwork Perspective book cover

    Researching Play from a Playwork Perspective

    Edited by Pete King, Shelly Newstead

    Play is of critical importance to the well-being of children across the globe, a fact reflected in Article 31 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. Yet existing literature on the subject is largely confined to discussing play from a developmental, educational or psychological…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge
    Advances in Playwork Research

  • Promoting British Values in the Early Years: How to Foster a Sense of Belonging book cover

    Promoting British Values in the Early Years

    How to Foster a Sense of Belonging

    By Julia Gouldsboro

    Promoting British Values in the Early Years explores what is meant by British values and how these can be promoted in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). The book encourages practitioners to reflect on their own attitudes and beliefs and highlights the importance of parents, children and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge

  • Nordic Dialogues on Children and Families book cover

    Nordic Dialogues on Children and Families

    Edited by Susanne Garvis, Elin Eriksen Ødegaard

    This book brings together key authors from the Nordic countries (Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark and Iceland) to discuss theoretical and empirical research on families and children. Sharing the Nordic perspective from each of the five countries, the book highlights key ideas within and across the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27 
    Routledge
    Evolving Families

  • Early Childhood Pedagogies: Creating Spaces for Young Children to Flourish book cover

    Early Childhood Pedagogies

    Creating Spaces for Young Children to Flourish

    Edited by Jane Murray

    Diverse international perspectives on the ways in which young children’s learning and care may be supported converge in this book. Traversing the field of early childhood education and care from its established philosophical underpinnings to 21st century research, policies, and practices, the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-25 
    Routledge

  • Working with Children Aged 0–3 and Their Families: The Pen Green Approach book cover

    Working with Children Aged 0–3 and Their Families

    The Pen Green Approach

    Edited by Tracy Gallagher, Cath Arnold

    This inspiring book shows how early years staff can support the best possible practice for children under three and their families, whilst making use of the limited funding available. Promoting the idea of infants as powerful learners, the authors focus on 0-3 years as the vital first phase of…

    Paperback – 2017-07-24 
    Routledge
    Pen Green Books for Early Years Educators

  • The Bridge to School: Aligning Teaching with Development for Ages Four to Six book cover

    The Bridge to School

    Aligning Teaching with Development for Ages Four to Six

    By Claire Bainer, Liisa Hale, Gail Myers

    The Bridge to School provides concise, targeted information for teachers who work in Pre-K or Transitional Kindergarten settings, covering both the why and the how of play in classrooms, along with insights into how the normal development of 4-to-6-year-olds is manifested and how teachers can…

    Paperback – 2017-07-24 
    Routledge

  • Places for 2 year olds in the Early Years: Supporting learning and development book cover

    Places for 2 year olds in the Early Years

    Supporting learning and development

    Edited by Jan Georgeson, Verity Campbell-Barr

    Grounded in recent research on the challenges with working with two-year-olds, this book explores how two-year-olds are presented in both policy and practice, and discusses why working with this age group is both exciting and rewarding. Through developing the readers’ theoretical understanding of…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15 
    Routledge
    TACTYC

  • Planning in the Moment with Young Children: A practical guide for early years practitioners and parents book cover

    Planning in the Moment with Young Children

    A practical guide for early years practitioners and parents

    By Anna Ephgrave

    Paperback – 2017-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Constructions of Neuroscience in Early Childhood Education book cover

    Constructions of Neuroscience in Early Childhood Education

    By Michel Vandenbroeck, Jan De Vos, Wim Fias, Liselott Mariett Olsson, Helen Penn, David Wastell, Susan White

    This book explores and critiques topical debates in educational sciences, philosophy, social work and cognitive neuroscience. It examines constructions of children, parents and the welfare state, in relation to neurosciences and its vocabulary of brain architecture, critical periods and toxic…

    Paperback – 2017-07-14 
    Routledge
    Contesting Early Childhood

  • Young Children’s Play and Creativity: Multiple Voices book cover

    Young Children’s Play and Creativity

    Multiple Voices

    Edited by Gill Goodliff, Natalie Canning, John Parry, Linda Miller

    This book draws on the voices of practitioners, academics and researchers to examine young children’s play, creativity and the participatory nature of their learning. Bringing together a wide range of perspectives from the UK and internationally, it focuses on the level of engagement and…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Research in Early Education: The relevance for the future of lessons from the past book cover

    Understanding Research in Early Education

    The relevance for the future of lessons from the past, 3rd Edition

    By Margaret M. Clark

    In this newly revised edition of Understanding Research in Early Education, Margaret Clark demonstrates the continuing relevance of research in the homes of young children and in preschool units. Through rigorous yet understandable language, the text stresses the importance of research,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-19 
    Routledge

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