Education: Childhood

  • Rethinking Outdoor, Experiential and Informal Education: Beyond the Confines book cover

    Rethinking Outdoor, Experiential and Informal Education

    Beyond the Confines, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tony Jeffs, Jon Ord

    This book seeks to bring together the two disciplines of informal and outdoor education, and challenges readers to think differently about outdoor and adventure education. It develops core ideas and thinking about informal education within outdoor settings, and explores how its principles and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-13
    Routledge

  • Preschool Teachers’ Lives and Work: Stories and Studies from the Field book cover

    Preschool Teachers’ Lives and Work

    Stories and Studies from the Field, 1st Edition

    By Robert V. Bullough Jr., Kendra M. Hall-Kenyon

    Preschool Teachers’ Lives and Work focuses on preschool teachers as people, what they do, and how they are affected by what they do. Highly politicized and hotly debated, preschool today is increasingly focused on comparatively narrow views of school readiness and academic outcomes which are…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05
    Routledge

  • Disability and Inclusion in Early Years Education book cover

    Disability and Inclusion in Early Years Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Collett

    Disability and Inclusion in Early Years Education supports practitioners in understanding and implementing inclusive practice relating to disability in early years education. Offering a detailed explanation of recent developments in the field, such as the 2015 SEND Code of Practice, it provides…

    Paperback – 2017-08-30
    Routledge
    Diversity and Inclusion in the Early Years

  • Learning with Music: Games and Activities for the Early Years book cover

    Learning with Music

    Games and Activities for the Early Years, 1st Edition

    By Frances Turnbull

    Learning with Music offers an accessible introduction to music education theory for those working in the early years. Using real case studies and rich examples, the book provides practical suggestions to develop the formative ideas of music education, such as melody, rhythm, pulse and timbre, into…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08
    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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-07-10
    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, 1st Edition

    By Claire Bainer, Liisa Hale, Gail Myers

    The Bridge to School provides concise, targeted information for teachers who work in PreK, Transitional Kindergarten, or 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…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10
    Routledge

  • Constructions of Neuroscience in Early Childhood Education book cover

    Constructions of Neuroscience in Early Childhood Education

    1st Edition

    By Michel Vandenbroeck, Jan De Vos, Wim Fias, Liselott Mariett Olsson, Helen Penn, Dave Wastell, Sue 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 stress…

    Paperback – 2017-06-29
    Routledge
    Contesting Early Childhood

  • 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, 1st Edition

    By Julia Maria 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 – 2017-06-21
    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 – 2017-06-01
    Routledge

  • Mathematics and Multi-Ethnic Students: Exemplary Practices book cover

    Mathematics and Multi-Ethnic Students

    Exemplary Practices, 2nd Edition

    By Yvelyne Germain-McCarthy

    Mathematics and Multi-Ethnic Students provides detailed profiles of teachers across the nation who have implemented effective mathematics instruction for diverse student populations. In this revised edition, Yvelyne Germain-McCarthy expands upon the popular case studies and adds two new chapters to…

    Paperback – 2017-05-26
    Routledge

  • Implementing a Standards-Based Curriculum in the Early Childhood Classroom book cover

    Implementing a Standards-Based Curriculum in the Early Childhood Classroom

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lora Battle Bailey

    Implementing a Standards-Based Curriculum in the Early Childhood Classroom demonstrates how pre-service and in-service teachers can develop mathematics, language arts, and integrated curricula suitable for equipping young children with the knowledge, dispositions, and skills needed to operate…

    Paperback – 2017-05-26
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Children’s Rights Studies book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Children’s Rights Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wouter Vandenhole, Ellen Desmet, Didier Reynaert, Sara Lembrechts

    Since the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989) children’s rights have assumed a central position in a wide variety of disciplines and policies. This handbook offers an engaging overview of the contemporary research landscape for those people in the theory and practice of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge

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