Education: Childhood

  • Early Childhood Education Redefined: Reflections and Recommendations on the Impact of Start Right book cover

    Early Childhood Education Redefined

    Reflections and Recommendations on the Impact of Start Right, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pat Preedy, Kay Sanderson, Sir Christopher Ball

    Probing the shortcomings of contemporary early years provision, whilst offering practical and informed solutions, Early Childhood Education Redefined at once celebrates the progress made in this field since the publication of the ‘Start Right Report’ (1994), whilst also calling for further changes…

    Paperback – 2018-06-18
    Routledge

  • Creative Learning in the Early Years: Nurturing the Characteristics of Creativity book cover

    Creative Learning in the Early Years

    Nurturing the Characteristics of Creativity, 1st Edition

    By Ruksana Mohammed

    Taking a fresh look at the role of creativity within the early years, this accessible guide explores what is meant by creativity and considers how creative skills, behaviours, and thinking can be identified and fostered in the individual child. Underpinned by the latest research and policy,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-11
    Routledge

  • Developing Creativity and Curiosity Outdoors: How to Extend Creative Learning in the Early Years book cover

    Developing Creativity and Curiosity Outdoors

    How to Extend Creative Learning in the Early Years, 1st Edition

    By Julie Johnson, Ann Watts

    This accessible guide will inform, prompt and inspire practitioners as they develop their own creativity and seize the rich opportunities offered by outdoor environments to cultivate and encourage the creative skills of the young children in their care. Including information on Forest School,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-11
    Routledge

  • Understanding the Emotional Needs of Children in the Early Years book cover

    Understanding the Emotional Needs of Children in the Early Years

    1st Edition

    By Tricia Johnson

    This accessible book focuses on the emotional needs, experiences and development of young children, exploring the role of the practitioner in ensuring that each and every child feels loved, supported and safe; able to develop secure attachments and flourish in the first five years and beyond.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge

  • Early Childhood Education for Muslim Children: Rationales and practices in South Africa book cover

    Early Childhood Education for Muslim Children

    Rationales and practices in South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Hasina Banu Ebrahim

    Early Childhood Education for Muslim Children foregrounds the marginalised perspective of Muslim children aged three to five and examines how they are cared for and educated in centre-based provision in two provinces in post-apartheid South Africa. Both theological and social science perspectives…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

  • Career Exploration and Development in Childhood: Perspectives from theory, practice and research book cover

    Career Exploration and Development in Childhood

    Perspectives from theory, practice and research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Watson, Mary McMahon

    Career Exploration and Development in Childhood presents chapters from leading figures in the field of childhood career exploration and development. The first substantive edited collection of its kind, this book makes an important contribution to our understanding of children’s career development.…

    Paperback – 2018-05-08
    Routledge

  • Little Kids, Big Dilemmas: Your parenting problems solved by science book cover

    Little Kids, Big Dilemmas

    Your parenting problems solved by science, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Kuppen

    Fed up with conflicting advice? This book offers real answers to the following questions and more… Can sleep training harm my baby? Is screen time bad for my child? Is breast always best? Psychologist Dr Sarah Kuppen, expert in early child development, uses her scientific expertise to sort through…

    Paperback – 2018-04-12
    Routledge

  • A History of American Gifted Education book cover

    A History of American Gifted Education

    1st Edition

    By Jennifer L. Jolly

    A History of American Gifted Education provides the first comprehensive history of the field of gifted education, which is essential to recognizing its contribution to the overall American educational landscape. The text relies heavily on primary documents and artifacts as well as essential…

    Paperback – 2018-04-04
    Routledge

  • Nature and Young Children: Encouraging Creative Play and Learning in Natural Environments book cover

    Nature and Young Children

    Encouraging Creative Play and Learning in Natural Environments, 3rd Edition

    By Ruth Wilson

    Now in its third edition, Nature and Young Children promotes the holistic development of children by connecting them with nature. It offers practical advice on how to set up indoor and outdoor nature play spaces as well as encouraging environmentally responsible attitudes, values and behaviour in…

    Paperback – 2018-03-29
    Routledge

  • Music and Singing in the Early Years: A Guide to Singing with Young Children book cover

    Music and Singing in the Early Years

    A Guide to Singing with Young Children, 1st Edition

    By Zoe Greenhalgh

    Music and singing are an inherent part of children’s lives and offer a wonderful opportunity to promote young children’s learning and development. This how-to guide is full of useful information to support musical understanding and assist practitioners in developing their knowledge, skills and…

    Paperback – 2018-03-12
    Routledge

  • Handbook of International Perspectives on Early Childhood Education book cover

    Handbook of International Perspectives on Early Childhood Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jaipaul L. Roopnarine, James E. Johnson, Suzanne Flannery Quinn, Michael M. Patte

    The Handbook of International Perspectives on Early Childhood Education provides a groundbreaking compilation of research from an interdisciplinary group of distinguished experts in early childhood education (ECE), child development, cultural and cross-cultural research in the psychological…

    Paperback – 2018-03-02
    Routledge

  • Vygotsky’s Theory in Early Childhood Education and Research: Russian and Western Values book cover

    Vygotsky’s Theory in Early Childhood Education and Research

    Russian and Western Values, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nikolay Veraksa, Sonja Sheridan

    Drawing upon in-depth analyses of Lev Vygotsky’s theories of early childhood and investigating the ways in which his ideas are reflected in contemporary educational settings, this book brings into sharp relief the numerous opportunities for preschool learning and development afforded by Vygotskian…

    Paperback – 2018-02-28
    Routledge

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