Education: Childhood

  • Researching Early Childhood Education for Sustainability: Challenging Assumptions and Orthodoxies book cover

    Researching Early Childhood Education for Sustainability

    Challenging Assumptions and Orthodoxies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sue Elliott, Eva Ärlemalm-Hagsér, Julie Davis

    This book captures the now burgeoning research field of early childhood education for sustainability (ECEfS) and comprises insights from an ever-widening and diverse pool of researchers, who are promoting, engaging and explaining the latest ECEfS research in the light of local, national and United…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Collaborative Pathways to Friendship in Early Childhood: A Cultural-historical Perspective book cover

    Collaborative Pathways to Friendship in Early Childhood

    A Cultural-historical Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Megan Adams, Gloria Quinones

    Early childhood is a time of wonder, excitement, adventure and learning. A time to experience social relations and friendships, and all of the emotions involved. The joy, and the excitement – of creating a common world with friends. A world of ‘what if’ and ‘as if’ moments that are accepted and…

    Paperback – 2020-04-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

  • A Vygotskian Analysis of Children's Play Behaviours: Beyond the Home Corner book cover

    A Vygotskian Analysis of Children's Play Behaviours

    Beyond the Home Corner, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zenna Kingdon

    This book brings a refreshing Vygotskian perspective to the importance of children’s play, and the role it has in the physical, social, emotional and cognitive development of young children. The authors use a praxeological approach and participatory, ethical research to provide a comprehensive yet…

    Paperback – 2020-04-10 
    Routledge
    Towards an Ethical Praxis in Early Childhood

  • Children as Agents in Their Worlds: A Psychological–Relational Perspective book cover

    Children as Agents in Their Worlds

    A Psychological–Relational Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Sheila Greene, Elizabeth Nixon

    Are children the passive recipients of influence from their parents and from society? Is their development determined by their genes and their neurons, or do they have the capacity to think about and influence their own lives and the world around them? How does their interaction with their social…

    Paperback – 2020-04-02 
    Routledge

  • Children's Empowerment in Play: Participation, Voice and Ownership book cover

    Children's Empowerment in Play

    Participation, Voice and Ownership, 1st Edition

    By Natalie Canning

    Children's Empowerment in Play is an accessible insight into the vital place of play in children’s development. The book focuses on three main themes of participation, voice and ownership, and explores ways to positively and naturally develop play in early years settings. Drawing on primary…

    Paperback – 2020-03-27 
    Routledge
    TACTYC

  • Growing Up with Two Languages: A Practical Guide for Multilingual Families and Those Who Support Them book cover

    Growing Up with Two Languages

    A Practical Guide for Multilingual Families and Those Who Support Them, 4th Edition

    By Una Cunningham

    Growing Up with Two Languages provides a highly accessible account of the stages of language development, describes and evaluates the various systems and strategies that can be adopted and looks at the problems that can occur when a child is exposed to two languages and cultures. Combining…

    Paperback – 2020-03-11 
    Routledge

  • What to Say to Kids When Nothing Seems to Work: A Practical Guide for Parents and Caregivers book cover

    What to Say to Kids When Nothing Seems to Work

    A Practical Guide for Parents and Caregivers, 1st Edition

    By Adele Lafrance, Ashley P. Miller

    What to Say to Kids When Nothing Seems to Work offers parents an effective, step-by-step guide to some of the most common struggles for kids aged 5–12. Written by mental health professionals with over 30 years’ experience listening to kids’ thoughts and feelings, this book provides a framework…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25 
    Routledge

  • Working with Young Children in Museums: Weaving Theory and Practice book cover

    Working with Young Children in Museums

    Weaving Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Abigail Hackett, Rachel Holmes, Christina MacRae

    Working with Young Children in Museums makes a major contribution to the small body of extant research on young children in museums, galleries and heritage sites. Bridging theory and practice, the book introduces theoretical concepts in a clear and concise manner, whilst also providing…

    Paperback – 2020-02-17
    Routledge
    Global Perspectives on Children in Museums

  • Manufacturing the Mathematical Child: A Deconstruction of Dominant Spaces of Production and Governance book cover

    Manufacturing the Mathematical Child

    A Deconstruction of Dominant Spaces of Production and Governance, 1st Edition

    By Anna Llewellyn

    Mathematics is a subject held in high esteem around the world, yet the teaching and learning of mathematics is rarely viewed as good enough and many find the subject difficult to comprehend, or engage with. In Manufacturing the Mathematical Child, Anna Llewellyn asks some difficult questions in…

    Paperback – 2020-02-15
    Routledge

  • Facebook Mentoring and Early Childhood Teachers: The Controversy in Virtual Professional Identity book cover

    Facebook Mentoring and Early Childhood Teachers

    The Controversy in Virtual Professional Identity, 1st Edition

    By Sharryn Clarke

    This volume explores concepts of mentoring, leadership and issues faced by early childhood teachers. Foregrounded against inadequate leadership and mentoring training in this sector, this book looks at how mentoring is exercised through Facebook. Mentoring through Facebook provokes a strong sense…

    Paperback – 2020-02-03
    Routledge

  • Schooling Comprehensive Kids: Pupil Responses to Education book cover

    Schooling Comprehensive Kids

    Pupil Responses to Education, 1st Edition

    By Amanda Palmer

    First published in 1998, this volume is based upon an ethnographic study of white and black in a mixed comprehensive school conducted during the 1980s and explores differentiation in the classroom, looking at gender, colour and class differences within groups of students. The findings are discussed…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Young Children�s Developing Understanding of the Biological World book cover

    Young Children�s Developing Understanding of the Biological World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter J. Marshall, Kimberly Brenneman

    This book explores current research on young children’s beliefs and knowledge about the biological world – otherwise known as ‘folkbiology’. Contributors discuss factors that shape the development of folkbiological knowledge, as well as possible interventions designed to counteract cognitive biases…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17
    Routledge

3Series in Childhood

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