Education: Childhood

  • Cultural Diversity and Inclusion in Early Years Education book cover

    Cultural Diversity and Inclusion in Early Years Education

    1st Edition

    By Penny Borkett

    Cultural Diversity and Inclusion in Early Years Education reveals how cultural diversity can be celebrated in every early years setting. Acknowledging the impact of culture on a child’s development and identity, the book demonstrates the need for practitioners to appreciate cultural difference,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21
    Routledge
    Diversity and Inclusion in the Early Years

  • The Early Reader in Children’s Literature and Culture: Theorizing Books for Beginning Readers book cover

    The Early Reader in Children’s Literature and Culture

    Theorizing Books for Beginning Readers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Miskec, Annette Wannamaker

    This is the first volume to consider the popular literary category of Early Readers – books written and designed for children who are just beginning to read independently. It argues that Early Readers deserve more scholarly attention and careful thought because they are, for many younger readers,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • 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, 1st Edition

    By Anna Ephgrave

    Young children live in the here and now. If adults are to make a real difference to their learning they need to seize the moments when children first show curiosity, and support their next steps immediately. This book embraces the concept of planning "in the moment" and emphasises the critical role…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Understanding the Montessori Approach: Early Years Education in Practice book cover

    Understanding the Montessori Approach

    Early Years Education in Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Barbara Isaacs, Barbara Isaacs

    Understanding the Montessori Approach is a much-needed source of information for those wishing to extend and consolidate their understanding of the Montessori Approach and how it is used in the teaching and learning of young children. The book will enable the reader to analyse the essential…

    Paperback – 2018-01-29
    Routledge
    Understanding the… Approach

  • Learning Through Woodwork: Introducing Creative Woodwork in the Early Years book cover

    Learning Through Woodwork

    Introducing Creative Woodwork in the Early Years, 1st Edition

    By Pete Moorhouse

    This essential guide provides clear and comprehensive support for those looking to introduce creative woodwork into early years settings. With theory, practical advice, stunning colour images and case studies, the book will inspire practitioners to embrace woodwork and encourage children’s…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge

  • Disabled Childhoods: Monitoring Differences and Emerging Identities book cover

    Disabled Childhoods

    Monitoring Differences and Emerging Identities, 1st Edition

    By Janice McLaughlin, Edmund Coleman-Fountain, Emma Clavering

    A crucial contemporary dynamic around children and young people in the Global North is the multiple ways that have emerged to monitor their development, behaviour and character. In particular disabled children or children with unusual developmental patterns can find themselves surrounded by…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Immersion Education in the Early Years book cover

    Immersion Education in the Early Years

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Play and Wellbeing book cover

    Play and Wellbeing

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Literacy, Storytelling and Bilingualism in Asian Classrooms book cover

    Literacy, Storytelling and Bilingualism in Asian Classrooms

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Reconceptualising Agency and Childhood: New perspectives in Childhood Studies book cover

    Reconceptualising Agency and Childhood

    New perspectives in Childhood Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Florian Esser, Meike S. Baader, Tanja Betz, Beatrice Hungerland

    By regarding children as actors and conducting empirical research on children’s agency, Childhood Studies have gained significant influence on a wide range of different academic disciplines. This has made agency one of the key concepts of Childhood Studies, with articles on the subject featured in…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Collaborative Cross-Cultural Research Methodologies in Early Care and Education Contexts book cover

    Collaborative Cross-Cultural Research Methodologies in Early Care and Education Contexts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Samara Madrid Akpovo, Mary Jane Moran, Robyn Brookshire

    Drawing from an array of international scholars’ practical experiences, Collaborative Cross-Cultural Research Methodologies in Early Care and Education Contexts demonstrates how to conduct collaborative cross-cultural research and investigates the field’s nuances and dilemmas. The book focuses on…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Meaning Making in Early Childhood Research: Pedagogies and the Personal book cover

    Meaning Making in Early Childhood Research

    Pedagogies and the Personal, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeanne Marie Iorio, Will Parnell

    Meaning Making in Early Childhood Research asks readers to rethink research in early childhood education through qualitative research practices reflective of arts-based pedagogies. This collection explores how educators and researchers can move toward practices of meaning making in early…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Changing Images of Early Childhood

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