Education: Childhood

  • Spiritual Experiences in Early Childhood Education: Four Kindergarteners, One Classroom book cover

    Spiritual Experiences in Early Childhood Education

    Four Kindergarteners, One Classroom, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Mata

    Spirituality is frequently avoided in the public school classroom in an attempt to prevent controversy. However, by ignoring, preventing, or discounting spirituality, educators can also inhibit children’s spiritual development. Based on qualitative research and interactions with both children and…

    Hardback – 2014-06-25
    Routledge

  • Entranced by Story: Brain, Tale and Teller, from Infancy to Old Age book cover

    Entranced by Story

    Brain, Tale and Teller, from Infancy to Old Age, 1st Edition

    By Hugh Crago

    We live in a world of stories; yet few of us pause to ask what stories actually are, why we consume them so avidly, and what they do for story makers and their audiences. This book focuses on the experiences that good stories generate: feelings of purposeful involvement, elevation, temporary loss…

    Hardback – 2014-04-28
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Genocide in Contemporary Children's and Young Adult Literature: Cambodia to Darfur book cover

    Genocide in Contemporary Children's and Young Adult Literature

    Cambodia to Darfur, 1st Edition

    By Jane Gangi

    This book studies children’s and young adult literature of genocide since 1945, considering issues of representation and using postcolonial theory to provide both literary analysis and implications for educating the young. Many of the authors visited accurately and authentically portray the…

    Hardback – 2014-03-05
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Education, Childhood and Anarchism: Talking Colin Ward book cover

    Education, Childhood and Anarchism

    Talking Colin Ward, 1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine Burke, Ken Jones

    As one of Britain's most original thinkers and writers Colin Ward wrote extensively about positive and practical examples from the past and present of the anarchist spirit or the 'social principle' in everyday life. This volume is the first scholarly work dedicated to examining the significance of…

    Hardback – 2014-02-18
    Routledge

  • The Philosophy of Play book cover

    The Philosophy of Play

    1st Edition

    Edited by Emily Ryall, Wendy Russell, Malcolm MacLean

    Play is a vital component of the social life and well-being of both children and adults. This book examines the concept of play and considers a variety of the related philosophical issues. It also includes meta-analyses from a range of philosophers and theorists, as well as an exploration of some…

    Hardback – 2013-03-21
    Routledge

  • Parenting in Global Perspective: Negotiating Ideologies of Kinship, Self and Politics book cover

    Parenting in Global Perspective

    Negotiating Ideologies of Kinship, Self and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charlotte Faircloth, Diane M. Hoffman, Linda L. Layne

    Drawing on both sociological and anthropological perspectives, this volume explores cross-national trends and everyday experiences of ‘parenting’. Parenting in Global Perspective examines the significance of ‘parenting’ as a subject of professional expertise, and activity in which adults are…

    Hardback – 2013-03-18
    Routledge
    Relationships and Resources

  • Resourcing Early Learners: New Networks, New Actors book cover

    Resourcing Early Learners

    New Networks, New Actors, 1st Edition

    By Sue Nichols, Jennifer Rowsell, Helen Nixon, Sophia Rainbird

    The landscape of early childhood education and care is changing. Governments world-wide are assuming increasing authority in relation to child-rearing in the years before school entry, beyond the traditional role in assisting parents to do the best they can by their children. As part of a social…

    Hardback – 2012-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Picturebooks, Pedagogy and Philosophy book cover

    Picturebooks, Pedagogy and Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By Joanna Haynes, Karin Murris

    A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2012! Contemporary picturebooks open up spaces for philosophical dialogues between people of all ages. As works of art, picturebooks offer unique opportunities to explore ideas and to create meaning collaboratively. This book considers censorship of certain…

    Hardback – 2011-09-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Children's Drawing and Writing: The Remarkable in the Unremarkable book cover

    Children's Drawing and Writing

    The Remarkable in the Unremarkable, 1st Edition

    By Diane Mavers

    Children’s everyday drawing and writing are paradoxical: charmingly engaging, yet seemingly unremarkable in their ordinariness. This book takes a very close look at what passes by largely unnoticed at home and in school: copying, texts fleetingly present then gone, a picture drawn after the valued…

    Hardback – 2010-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • World Yearbook of Education 2009: Childhood Studies and the Impact of Globalization: Policies and Practices at Global and Local Levels book cover

    World Yearbook of Education 2009

    Childhood Studies and the Impact of Globalization: Policies and Practices at Global and Local Levels, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marilyn Fleer, Mariane Hedegaard, Jonathan Tudge

    The World Yearbook of Education 2009: Childhood Studies and the Impact of Globalization: Policies and Practices at Global and Local Levels examines the concept of childhood and childhood development and learning from educational, sociological, and psychological perspectives. This contributed volume…

    Hardback – 2008-12-22
    Routledge
    World Yearbook of Education

  • Participatory Learning in the Early Years: Research and Pedagogy book cover

    Participatory Learning in the Early Years

    Research and Pedagogy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donna Berthelsen, Jo Brownlee, Eva Johansson

    The early years are an important period for learning, but the questions surrounding participatory learning amongst toddlers remain under-examined. This book presents the latest theoretical and research perspectives about how ECEC (Early Childhood Education and Care) contexts promote democracy and…

    Hardback – 2008-12-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Emergent Computer Literacy: A Developmental Perspective book cover

    Emergent Computer Literacy

    A Developmental Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Helen Mele Robinson

    The United States is currently grappling with how to prepare our students to be computer literate citizens in the competitive technological world we live in. Understanding how children develop computer knowledge, and the ways that adults are able to guide their computer learning experiences, is a…

    Hardback – 2008-11-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

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