Education: Childhood

  • Youth and Inequality in Education: Global Actions in Youth Work book cover

    Youth and Inequality in Education

    Global Actions in Youth Work, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Heathfield, Dana Fusco

    The transition to adulthood for many is mediated by class, culture, and local/global influences on identity. This volume analyzes the global injustices that create inequities and restrict future opportunities for young people during this transitional time, including poverty, unemployment, human…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

  • Childhood Sexuality and AIDS Education: The Price of Innocence book cover

    Childhood Sexuality and AIDS Education

    The Price of Innocence, 1st Edition

    By Deevia Bhana

    Primary schoolchildren are frequently shielded from education on sexuality and sexually transmitted diseases in an effort to protect their innocence. In countries like South Africa, where AIDS is particularly widespread, it is especially important to address prevention with younger boys and girls…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Gender and Sexuality in Education

  • Spatial Intelligence: Why It Matters from Birth through the Lifespan book cover

    Spatial Intelligence

    Why It Matters from Birth through the Lifespan, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Ness, Stephen J. Farenga, Salvatore G. Garofalo

    Spatial Intelligence examines public and professional conceptions of the relationships between thinking about spatial attributes and active engagement in spatially related constructions and designs. Even though children’s and adolescents’ spatial propensities in constructive activities parallel the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • Serious Play: Literacy, Learning and Digital Games book cover

    Serious Play

    Literacy, Learning and Digital Games, 1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine Beavis, Michael Dezuanni, Joanne O'Mara

    Serious Play is a comprehensive account of the possibilities and challenges of teaching and learning with digital games in primary and secondary schools. Based on an original research project, the book explores digital games’ capacity to engage and challenge, present complex representations and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-12
    Routledge
    Digital Games, Simulations, and Learning

  • Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development book cover

    Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon McGrath, Qing Gu

    This timely Handbook takes stock of the range of debates that characterise the field of international education and development, and suggests key aspects of a research agenda for the next period. It is deliberately divergent in its approach, recognising the major ideological and epistemological…

    Paperback – 2017-05-07
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Building Knowledge in Early Childhood Education: Young Children Are Researchers book cover

    Building Knowledge in Early Childhood Education

    Young Children Are Researchers, 1st Edition

    By Jane Murray

    A focal point of early childhood education is how young children build knowledge and the ways that practitioners, parents and carers can help them to do so. Many adults find it challenging to identify what knowledge young children are building and how they do so, making it difficult to support…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge
    TACTYC

  • Learning from Picturebooks: Perspectives from child development and literacy studies book cover

    Learning from Picturebooks

    Perspectives from child development and literacy studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer, Jörg Meibauer, Kerstin Nachtigäller, Katharina J. Rohlfing

    Picturebooks, understood as a series of meaningful text-picture relations, are increasingly acknowledged as an autonomous sub-genre of children’s literature. Being highly complex aesthetic products, their use is deeply embedded in specific situations of joint attention between a caregiver and a…

    Paperback – 2017-04-12
    Routledge
    Explorations in Developmental Psychology

  • Abuse and Violence Towards Young Children: Perspectives on Research and Policy book cover

    Abuse and Violence Towards Young Children

    Perspectives on Research and Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roy Evans

    Levels of violence, abuse and neglect in early childhood are reported internationally as having reached epidemic proportions. The prevalence of all forms of violence to children has been difficult to establish, particularly in low and middle income countries. However, even in countries with a high…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • The Outdoor Classroom Ages 3-7: Using Ideas From Forest Schools to Enrich Learning book cover

    The Outdoor Classroom Ages 3-7

    Using Ideas From Forest Schools to Enrich Learning, 2nd Edition

    By Karen Constable

    Emphasising the importance of continuity for young children, The Outdoor Classroom Ages 3–7 practically demonstrates how early years settings and schools can maximise the learning potential of the outdoor environment. Fully updated to take into account the revised EYFS and Key Stage 1 curricula and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    Routledge

  • Anti-Bias Education in the Early Childhood Classroom: Hand in Hand, Step by Step book cover

    Anti-Bias Education in the Early Childhood Classroom

    Hand in Hand, Step by Step, 1st Edition

    By Katie Kissinger

     Anti-Bias Education in the Early Childhood Classroom provides a useful, clearly outlined guide for implementing anti-bias and anti-oppression practices in early childhood education settings. Throughout the book, you’ll find: Stories from the field Strategies for keeping teaching practices…

    Paperback – 2017-03-22
    Routledge

  • Conflict Narratives in Middle Childhood: The Social, Emotional, and Moral Significance of Story-Sharing book cover

    Conflict Narratives in Middle Childhood

    The Social, Emotional, and Moral Significance of Story-Sharing, 1st Edition

    By Marsha D. Walton, Alice J. Davidson

    Conflict Narratives in Middle Childhood presents evidence from twenty years of research, examining nearly 3,000 narratives from 1,600 children in eight settings in two countries about their own experiences with interpersonal conflict. Close readings, combined with systematic analysis of dozens of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge

  • Year One in Action: A Month-by-Month Guide to Taking Early Years Pedagogy into KS1 book cover

    Year One in Action

    A Month-by-Month Guide to Taking Early Years Pedagogy into KS1, 1st Edition

    By Anna Ephgrave

    Children are ‘hard-wired’ to learn and they learn best by being active and autonomous – exploring, discovering, creating and taking risks, in other words, by playing. However, formal, subject specific lessons and a focus on data, targets and unrealistic expectations are causing young children to be…

    Paperback – 2017-03-07
    Routledge

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