Education: Childhood

  • Outdoor Play for 1--3 Year Olds: How to set up and run your own outdoor toddler group book cover

    Outdoor Play for 1--3 Year Olds

    How to set up and run your own outdoor toddler group, 1st Edition

    By Isabel Hopwood-Stephens

    We are all mindful of the increasing news coverage of outdoor play and its benefits, but how can you go beyond the sandpit and hopscotch to create a magical and creative experience for the children in your care? This book provides all the encouragement you will need to set up and run an outdoor…

    Paperback – 2014-10-07
    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…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge

  • Progress in infancy Research: Volume 2 book cover

    Progress in infancy Research

    Volume 2, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey W. Fagen, Harlene Hayne

    The Progress in Infancy Research Series is dedicated to the presentation of innovative and exciting research on infants, both human and animal. Each volume in the series is designed to stand alone and contains autonomous chapters which are based on high quality programs of research with infants.…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11
    Psychology Press
    Progress in Infancy Research Series

  • Doing Children’s Geographies: Methodological Issues in Research with Young People book cover

    Doing Children’s Geographies

    Methodological Issues in Research with Young People, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lorraine van Blerk, Mike Kesby

    Doing Children’s Geographies provides a useful resource for all those embarking on research with young people. Drawing on reflections from original cutting-edge research undertaken across three continents, the book focuses on the challenges researchers face when working with children, youth and…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • Bringing the Forest School Approach to your Early Years Practice book cover

    Bringing the Forest School Approach to your Early Years Practice

    1st Edition

    By Karen Constable

    This easy-to-read series provides an introduction to some of the most important early years philosophies and shows how they can be incorporated into your setting. Each book provides: an outline of the background to the approach clear explanations of the relevance to contemporary thinking…

    Paperback – 2014-06-20
    Routledge
    Bringing ... to your Early Years Practice

  • Research in Early Childhood Education for Sustainability: International perspectives and provocations book cover

    Research in Early Childhood Education for Sustainability

    International perspectives and provocations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julie Davis, Sue Elliott

    Sustainability is a global issue that urgently needs addressing, and for which the most serious consequences are for children and future generations. This insightful research text tackles one of the most significant contemporary issues of our times – the nexus between society and environment – and…

    Paperback – 2014-06-12
    Routledge

  • Children's Learning in Laboratory and Classroom Contexts: Essays in Honor of Ann Brown book cover

    Children's Learning in Laboratory and Classroom Contexts

    Essays in Honor of Ann Brown, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph Campione, Kathleen Metz, Annemarie Sullivan Palincsar

    During the second half of the twentieth century, Ann Brown was one of the world’s premier researchers into the cognitive development of young children. Sponsored by the Spencer Foundation, this edited festschrift honors her work and memory by bringing together a collection of original…

    Paperback – 2014-05-30
    Routledge

  • Listening to Children: Being and becoming book cover

    Listening to Children

    Being and becoming, 1st Edition

    By Bronwyn Davies

    Through a series of exquisite encounters with children, and through a lucid opening up of new aspects of poststructuralist theorizing, Bronwyn Davies opens up new ways of thinking about, and intra-acting with, children. This book carefully guides the reader through a wave of thought that turns the…

    Paperback – 2014-05-30
    Routledge
    Contesting Early Childhood

  • Developing Attachment in Early Years Settings: Nurturing secure relationships from birth to five years book cover

    Developing Attachment in Early Years Settings

    Nurturing secure relationships from birth to five years, 2nd Edition

    By Veronica Read

    Providing an accessible introduction to attachment thinking, this practical book offers early years practitioners’ advice on translating attachment principles into practice in their settings. It clearly explains how knowledge about attachment theory underpins everyday practice and highlights the…

    Paperback – 2014-05-09
    Routledge

  • Play Out: How to develop your outside space for learning and play book cover

    Play Out

    How to develop your outside space for learning and play, 1st Edition

    By Learning through Landscapes

    Do you know how to manage physical risks and encourage children to go out and test their own boundaries without fear or failure? How can you create a stimulating outdoor area that offers irresistible learning opportunities for young children? Does your outdoor learning environment support young…

    Paperback – 2014-04-24
    Routledge

  • Transformative Change and Real Utopias in Early Childhood Education: A story of democracy, experimentation and potentiality book cover

    Transformative Change and Real Utopias in Early Childhood Education

    A story of democracy, experimentation and potentiality, 1st Edition

    By Peter Moss

    Early childhood education and care is a major policy issue for national governments and international organisations. This book contests two stories, both infused by neoliberal thinking, that dominate early childhood policy making today - ‘the story of quality and high returns’ and ‘the story of…

    Paperback – 2014-04-16
    Routledge
    Contesting Early Childhood

  • Leading and Supporting Early Years Teams: A practical guide book cover

    Leading and Supporting Early Years Teams

    A practical guide, 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 – 2014-04-16
    Routledge

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