Education: Childhood

  • Learning Through Woodwork: Introducing Creative Woodwork in the Early Years book cover

    Learning Through Woodwork

    Introducing Creative Woodwork in the Early Years, 1st Edition

    By Pete Moorhouse

    This essential guide provides clear and comprehensive support for those looking to introduce creative woodwork into early years settings. With theory, practical advice, stunning colour images and case studies, the book will inspire practitioners to embrace woodwork and encourage children’s…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22

  • Disabled Childhoods: Monitoring Differences and Emerging Identities book cover

    Disabled Childhoods

    Monitoring Differences and Emerging Identities, 1st Edition

    By Janice McLaughlin, Edmund Coleman-Fountain, Emma Clavering

    A crucial contemporary dynamic around children and young people in the Global North is the multiple ways that have emerged to monitor their development, behaviour and character. In particular disabled children or children with unusual developmental patterns can find themselves surrounded by…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Immersion Education in the Early Years book cover

    Immersion Education in the Early Years

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tina Hickey, Anne-Marie de Mejía

    Worldwide, more parents are opting for immersion pre-schooling for their children in order to benefit from its linguistic, educational, and cultural benefits. This immersion can be either bilingual or monolingual, aimed at early second language learning, or at language maintenance – offering…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12

  • Play and Wellbeing book cover

    Play and Wellbeing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cindy Clark

    In an era of increasingly patient-centered healthcare, understanding how health and illness play out in social context is vital. This volume opens a unique window on the role of play in health and wellbeing in widely varied contexts, from the work of Patch Adams as a hospital clown, to an…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12

  • Literacy, Storytelling and Bilingualism in Asian Classrooms book cover

    Literacy, Storytelling and Bilingualism in Asian Classrooms

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alice Sterling Honig

    Contrary to previously held beliefs that bilingualism wonder hinder cognitive and language development in children, research has shown that bilingual children show enhanced cognitive flexibility and an ability to better focus their attention. This book explores both emergent literacy and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12

  • Reconceptualising Agency and Childhood: New perspectives in Childhood Studies book cover

    Reconceptualising Agency and Childhood

    New perspectives in Childhood Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Florian Esser, Meike S. Baader, Tanja Betz, Beatrice Hungerland

    By regarding children as actors and conducting empirical research on children’s agency, Childhood Studies have gained significant influence on a wide range of different academic disciplines. This has made agency one of the key concepts of Childhood Studies, with articles on the subject featured in…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Collaborative Cross-Cultural Research Methodologies in Early Care and Education Contexts book cover

    Collaborative Cross-Cultural Research Methodologies in Early Care and Education Contexts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Samara Madrid Akpovo, Mary Jane Moran, Robyn Brookshire

    Drawing from an array of international scholars’ practical experiences, Collaborative Cross-Cultural Research Methodologies in Early Care and Education Contexts demonstrates how to conduct collaborative cross-cultural research and investigates the field’s nuances and dilemmas. The book focuses on…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18

  • Meaning Making in Early Childhood Research: Pedagogies and the Personal book cover

    Meaning Making in Early Childhood Research

    Pedagogies and the Personal, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeanne Marie Iorio, Will Parnell

    Meaning Making in Early Childhood Research asks readers to rethink research in early childhood education through qualitative research practices reflective of arts-based pedagogies. This collection explores how educators and researchers can move toward practices of meaning making in early…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Changing Images of Early Childhood

  • Values in Early Childhood Education: Citizenship for Tomorrow book cover

    Values in Early Childhood Education

    Citizenship for Tomorrow, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eva Johansson, Johanna Einarsdottir

    Dr Eva Johansson is Professor of Education at the Department of Early Childhood Education, University of Stavanger, Norway. Dr Johanna Einarsdottir is a Professor of Early Childhood Education and the Dean of School of Education at the University of Iceland.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Towards an Ethical Praxis in Early Childhood

  • Young Children’s Experimental Cookery book cover

    Young Children’s Experimental Cookery

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Carruthers, Carole Keane, Jo Ingleby

    Young Children’s Experimental Cookery encourages Early Years practitioners and teachers to take an innovative and creative approach to introducing young children to food and cooking. The book addresses wider issues such as healthy eating and food preparation skills, but also moves beyond the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15

  • Understanding and Supporting Young Writers from Birth to 8 book cover

    Understanding and Supporting Young Writers from Birth to 8

    1st Edition

    Edited by Noella Mackenzie, Janet Scull

    As the world comes to grips with what it means to be literate in the twenty-first century, Understanding and Supporting Young Writers from Birth to 8 provides practitioners with the skills and knowledge they need to support young children effectively as they learn to write. Interweaving theory and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14

  • Places for Two-year-olds in the Early Years: Supporting Learning and Development book cover

    Places for Two-year-olds in the Early Years

    Supporting Learning and Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Georgeson, Verity Campbell-Barr

    Grounded in recent research on the challenges of working with two-year-olds, Places for Two-year-olds in the Early Years explores how this often overlooked age group is presented in policy and practice, and discusses why working with two-year-olds can be both exciting and highly rewarding. The book…

    Paperback – 2017-12-13

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