Education: Childhood

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2016-01-29
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Bringing the Steiner Waldorf Approach to your Early Years Practice book cover

    Bringing the Steiner Waldorf Approach to your Early Years Practice

    3rd Edition

    By Janni Nicol

    Have you ever wondered what the Steiner approach is all about, where it comes from and how it can be used to benefit the young children in your setting? Bringing the Steiner Waldorf Approach to your Early Years Setting is an excellent introduction to this philosophy. Janni Nicol clearly explains…

    Paperback – 2016-01-08
    Routledge
    Bringing ... to your Early Years Practice

  • Disrupting Early Childhood Education Research: Imagining New Possibilities book cover

    Disrupting Early Childhood Education Research

    Imagining New Possibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Will Parnell, Jeanne Marie Iorio

    Recent and increasing efforts to standardize young children’s academic performance have shifted the emphases of education toward normative practices and away from qualitative, substantive intentions. Connection to human experience, compassion for societal ailments, and the joys of learning are…

    Paperback – 2016-01-06
    Routledge
    Changing Images of Early Childhood

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2015-12-17
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Language, Learning, and Culture in Early Childhood: Home, School, and Community Contexts book cover

    Language, Learning, and Culture in Early Childhood

    Home, School, and Community Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Anderson, Jim Anderson, Jan Hare, Marianne McTavish

    Complex factors affect young children and their families in today’s increasingly diverse world characterized by globalization, the transnational movement of people, and neo-liberal government policies in western and industrialized countries. This book focuses on three of these factors—culture,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-10
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Childhoods Real and Imagined: Practical Application of Critical Realism and Childhood Studies book cover

    The Politics of Childhoods Real and Imagined

    Practical Application of Critical Realism and Childhood Studies, 1st Edition

    By Priscilla Alderson

    The second volume of Priscilla Alderson’s popular and renowned book Childhoods Real and Imagined relates dialectical critical realism to childhood. By demonstrating their relevance and value to each other, Alderson presents a practical introductory guide for applying critical realism to research…

    Paperback – 2015-11-17
    Routledge
    Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

  • The Assertive Practitioner: How to improve early years practice through effective communication book cover

    The Assertive Practitioner

    How to improve early years practice through effective communication, 1st Edition

    By Deborah Price, Cathy Ota

    How a staff team works together and how effective and cohesive they are impacts significantly on the children that they care for as well as having implications for the general early years practice and the success of the business of the setting. Drawing together theory and practice, this book…

    Paperback – 2015-11-05
    Routledge

  • Educating Young Children through Natural Water: How to use coastlines, rivers and lakes to promote learning and development book cover

    Educating Young Children through Natural Water

    How to use coastlines, rivers and lakes to promote learning and development, 1st Edition

    By Judit Horvath

    Coastlines, rivers and natural waters have a huge amount to offer young children, providing a unique environment for their learning and development. The environment and its almost daunting size touches something deep within the children and – surprisingly – the large space brings them closer…

    Paperback – 2015-10-26
    Routledge

  • The Science inside the Child: The story of what happens when we're growing up book cover

    The Science inside the Child

    The story of what happens when we're growing up, 1st Edition

    By Sara Meadows

    This engaging book presents some of the ways in which science can describe and explain how and why children develop in the way they do. It looks at children’s individual development within the development of our species, at genes, at the hormone systems that flood our bodies, at the neuroscience of…

    Paperback – 2015-10-20
    Routledge

  • Creating Communities in Early Years Settings: Supporting children and families book cover

    Creating Communities in Early Years Settings

    Supporting children and families, 1st Edition

    By Debbie Chalmers

    Creating Communities in Early Years Settings encourages and supports all early years practitioners who work with children and their families within the Early Years Foundation Stage. Offering advice, ideas and strategies for developing an early learning community, this book provides clear guidance…

    Paperback – 2015-10-12
    Routledge

  • Learning Relations (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Learning Relations (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Doreen Grant

    Dissatisfied with the effects of schooling on children from low-income families, Doreen Grant left her post as head of a secondary school in Liverpool and turned to research for solutions to this perennial social problem. This is a popular account of her involvement with under-privileged Glaswegian…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2015-09-04
    Routledge
    Relationships and Resources

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