Education: Childhood

  • 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

  • Assessment and Evaluation for Transformation in Early Childhood book cover

    Assessment and Evaluation for Transformation in Early Childhood

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julia Formosinho, Christine Pascal

    Assessment and Evaluation for Transformation in Early Childhood establishes a new, democratic and participatory approach to assessment and evaluation in early childhood. By analysing the practice of assessment and evaluation within early childhood pedagogy, it provides a clear theoretical and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-24
    Routledge
    Towards an Ethical Praxis in Early Childhood

  • Princesses, Dragons and Helicopter Stories: Storytelling and story acting in the early years book cover

    Princesses, Dragons and Helicopter Stories

    Storytelling and story acting in the early years, 1st Edition

    By Trisha Lee

    Stories and fantasy play engage all young children and help them to draw connections and make sense of the world. MakeBelieve Arts Helicopter Stories are tried, tested and proven to have a significant impact on children’s literacy and communication skills, their confidence and social and emotional…

    Paperback – 2015-08-11
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Early Childhood Teacher Education book cover

    Handbook of Early Childhood Teacher Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Leslie J. Couse, Susan L. Recchia

    This handbook synthesizes both contemporary research and best practices in early childhood teacher education, a unique segment of teacher education defined by its focus on child development, the role of the family, and support for all learners. The first volume of its kind, the Handbook of Early…

    Paperback – 2015-08-05
    Routledge

  • Developing Play for the Under 3s: The Treasure Basket and Heuristic Play book cover

    Developing Play for the Under 3s

    The Treasure Basket and Heuristic Play, 3rd Edition

    By Anita M. Hughes

    We currently live in a two dimensional world of tapping and sliding fingers on screens, but babies and young children need to touch, taste, smell, shake and bang three dimensional objects in order to develop thinking and learning skills. The Treasure Basket and Heuristic play approach is all about…

    Paperback – 2015-07-29
    Routledge

  • LGBT Diversity and Inclusion in Early Years Education book cover

    LGBT Diversity and Inclusion in Early Years Education

    1st Edition

    By Deborah Price, Kath Tayler

    Children and families come in all shapes and sizes, as do members of staff. LGBT Diversity and Inclusion in Early Years Education will support practitioners in thinking about LGBT issues in relation to their early years practice. It examines the history of equalities legislation and the diversity…

    Paperback – 2015-05-20
    Routledge
    Diversity and Inclusion in the Early Years

  • An Encounter with Reggio Emilia: Children and adults in transformation book cover

    An Encounter with Reggio Emilia

    Children and adults in transformation, 2nd Edition

    By Linda Kinney, Pat Wharton

    The documentation of young children's learning plays a vital role in the pre-schools of Reggio Emilia. This leading edge approach to bringing record-keeping and assessment into the heart of young children's learning is envied and emulated by educators around the world. The fully revised 2nd…

    Paperback – 2015-05-18
    Routledge

  • Montessori for the New Millennium: Practical Guidance on the Teaching and Education of Children of All Ages, Based on A Rediscovery of the True Principles and Vision of Maria Montessori book cover

    Montessori for the New Millennium

    Practical Guidance on the Teaching and Education of Children of All Ages, Based on A Rediscovery of the True Principles and Vision of Maria Montessori, 1st Edition

    By Roland A. Lubie Wentworth, Felix Wentworth

    Although Montessori's name is almost universally known in education circles today, and there are countless nursery schools throughout the world using the "Montessori Method," the real core of her thinking has remained largely misunderstood. Most people regard the method as a system for the…

    Paperback – 2015-05-07
    Routledge

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