Education: Early Childhood

  • Creating an Eco-Friendly Early Years Setting: A Practical Guide book cover

    Creating an Eco-Friendly Early Years Setting

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By Cheryl Hadland

    This book offers a comprehensive guide to becoming a more eco-friendly setting, from small steps that can be taken to reduce waste and improve efficiency to setting up partnerships. It illustrates how sustainable choices can become a natural part of every child’s education and how children, parents…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Toward Culturally Sustaining Teaching: Early Childhood Educators Honor Children with Practices for Equity and Change book cover

    Toward Culturally Sustaining Teaching

    Early Childhood Educators Honor Children with Practices for Equity and Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kindel Turner Nash, Crystal Polite Glover, Bilal Polson

    Demonstrating new strategies for effective teaching and learning related to topics such as translanguaging, literacy assessment, and arts integration, this book reveals how 2-person teacher partnerships can help implement, facilitate, and maintain culturally relevant and responsive early literacy…

    Paperback – 2020-05-27 
    Routledge
    NCTE-Routledge Research Series

  • Advocacy for Early Childhood Educators: Speaking Up for Your Students, Your Colleagues, and Yourself book cover

    Advocacy for Early Childhood Educators

    Speaking Up for Your Students, Your Colleagues, and Yourself, 1st Edition

    By Colleen Schmit

    Become a better advocate—for your students, for your coworkers, and for yourself—with the valuable strategies in this accessible guidebook. Written with a candid and humorous style, this toolkit reinforces why effective early childhood education matters and the positive impact an…

    Paperback – 2020-05-18 
    Routledge

  • The Sciences of Early Childhood Education: From Diverse Perspectives to Common Practice book cover

    The Sciences of Early Childhood Education

    From Diverse Perspectives to Common Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dominic F. Gullo, M. Elizabeth Graue

    The Sciences of Early Childhood Education offers a new framework for examining the diverse scientific perspectives that shape early childhood education. As the field takes on an increasing role in addressing children’s educational, developmental, and environmental needs, it is critical to…

    Paperback – 2020-05-13 
    Routledge

  • Researching Early Childhood Education for Sustainability: Challenging Assumptions and Orthodoxies book cover

    Researching Early Childhood Education for Sustainability

    Challenging Assumptions and Orthodoxies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sue Elliott, Eva Ärlemalm-Hagsér, Julie Davis

    This book captures the now burgeoning research field of early childhood education for sustainability (ECEfS) and comprises insights from an ever-widening and diverse pool of researchers, who are promoting, engaging and explaining the latest ECEfS research in the light of local, national and United…

    Paperback – 2020-04-24 
    Routledge

  • Collaborative Pathways to Friendship in Early Childhood: A Cultural-historical Perspective book cover

    Collaborative Pathways to Friendship in Early Childhood

    A Cultural-historical Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Megan Adams, Gloria Quinones

    Early childhood is a time of wonder, excitement, adventure and learning. A time to experience social relations and friendships, and all of the emotions involved. The joy, and the excitement – of creating a common world with friends. A world of ‘what if’ and ‘as if’ moments that are accepted and…

    Paperback – 2020-04-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

  • Outdoor Learning through the Seasons: An Essential Guide for the Early Years book cover

    Outdoor Learning through the Seasons

    An Essential Guide for the Early Years, 2nd Edition

    By Ann Watts

    Outdoor learning and play experiences are an essential part of young children’s development. The importance of offering children first-hand experience of the natural world becomes more urgent as research evidence demonstrates the benefits of becoming physically and emotionally involved with the…

    Paperback – 2020-04-22 
    Routledge

  • Children's Empowerment in Play: Participation, Voice and Ownership book cover

    Children's Empowerment in Play

    Participation, Voice and Ownership, 1st Edition

    By Natalie Canning

    Children's Empowerment in Play is an accessible insight into the vital place of play in children’s development. The book focuses on three main themes of participation, voice and ownership, and explores ways to positively and naturally develop play in early years settings. Drawing on primary…

    Paperback – 2020-03-27 
    Routledge
    TACTYC

  • A Vygotskian Analysis of Children's Play Behaviours: Beyond the Home Corner book cover

    A Vygotskian Analysis of Children's Play Behaviours

    Beyond the Home Corner, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zenna Kingdon

    This book brings a refreshing Vygotskian perspective to the importance of children’s play, and the role it has in the physical, social, emotional and cognitive development of young children. The authors use a praxeological approach and participatory, ethical research to provide a comprehensive yet…

    Paperback – 2020-03-26 
    Routledge
    Towards an Ethical Praxis in Early Childhood

  • Growing Up with Two Languages: A Practical Guide for Multilingual Families and Those Who Support Them book cover

    Growing Up with Two Languages

    A Practical Guide for Multilingual Families and Those Who Support Them, 4th Edition

    By Una Cunningham

    Growing Up with Two Languages provides a highly accessible account of the stages of language development, describes and evaluates the various systems and strategies that can be adopted and looks at the problems that can occur when a child is exposed to two languages and cultures. Combining…

    Paperback – 2020-03-17 
    Routledge

  • Facebook Mentoring and Early Childhood Teachers: The Controversy in Virtual Professional Identity book cover

    Facebook Mentoring and Early Childhood Teachers

    The Controversy in Virtual Professional Identity, 1st Edition

    By Sharryn Clarke

    This volume explores concepts of mentoring, leadership and issues faced by early childhood teachers. Foregrounded against inadequate leadership and mentoring training in this sector, this book looks at how mentoring is exercised through Facebook. Mentoring through Facebook provokes a strong sense…

    Paperback – 2020-02-03 
    Routledge

  • Young Children�s Developing Understanding of the Biological World book cover

    Young Children�s Developing Understanding of the Biological World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter J. Marshall, Kimberly Brenneman

    This book explores current research on young children’s beliefs and knowledge about the biological world – otherwise known as ‘folkbiology’. Contributors discuss factors that shape the development of folkbiological knowledge, as well as possible interventions designed to counteract cognitive biases…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17
    Routledge

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