Education: Childhood

  • Parental Involvement in Children's Reading book cover

    Parental Involvement in Children's Reading

    1st Edition

    Edited by Keith Topping, Sheila Wolfendale

    Parental involvement in children's education is a subject of growing interest and recent legislation in both the UK and USA has given formal recognition of parents’ rights. Learning to read is an obvious area where parents can do a great deal to help, and some schools have had programmes for…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • The Physical Development Needs of Young Children book cover

    The Physical Development Needs of Young Children

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Duncombe

    With growing concerns over declining levels of school readiness and physical activity, this book highlights the importance of quality early movement experiences and explores the connection between poor early Physical Development opportunities and later difficulties in the classroom.  The book…

    Paperback – 2019-05-24
    Routledge

  • Exploring Maths through Stories and Rhymes: Active Learning in the Early Years book cover

    Exploring Maths through Stories and Rhymes

    Active Learning in the Early Years, 1st Edition

    By Janet Rees

    This practical book is packed with tried-and-tested activities which draw on popular stories and rhymes, and use everyday materials and objects to help young children develop their understanding and enjoyment of mathematical concepts. By relating ideas of number, shape, size and pattern to…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • Challenging Early Learning: Helping Young Children Learn How to Learn book cover

    Challenging Early Learning

    Helping Young Children Learn How to Learn, 1st Edition

    By James Nottingham, Jill Nottingham

    What are the goals of Early Years education? A lot of people ask this question and receive answers ranging from keeping children safe; introducing them to the values of society; encouraging a love of language; giving them experience of socialising, harmonising and behaving appropriately. This book…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • Nurturing Nature and the Environment with Young Children: Children, Elders, Earth book cover

    Nurturing Nature and the Environment with Young Children

    Children, Elders, Earth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janice Kroeger, Casey Y. Myers, Katy Morgan

    This book, at the intersection of early childhood and reconceptualizing practice, looks at how practitioners, theorists, and teachers are supporting young children to care about the environment differently. Despite the current popularity of post-human perspectives, in social science more broadly…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15
    Routledge

  • Understanding Pedagogic Documentation in Early Childhood Education: Revealing and Reflecting on High Quality Learning and Teaching book cover

    Understanding Pedagogic Documentation in Early Childhood Education

    Revealing and Reflecting on High Quality Learning and Teaching, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joao Formosinho, Jan Peeters

    Much more than simply recording events, pedagogical documentation is a revolutionary educational approach that enables practitioners to capture and understand the ways in which children learn and think. Exploring the use of pedagogic documentation across five different cultures, this book…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge
    Towards an Ethical Praxis in Early Childhood

  • Understanding Multiage Education book cover

    Understanding Multiage Education

    1st Edition

    By Sandra J. Stone, Kathleen G. Burriss

    Presenting a compelling case for changing our system of education from a graded, curriculum-centered approach to a multiage, child-centered approach, Understanding Multiage Education is a comprehensive exploration of the philosophy and foundations of multiage education. Veteran educators Stone and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09
    Routledge

  • Children Writing Poems: Poetic Voices in and out of School book cover

    Children Writing Poems

    Poetic Voices in and out of School, 1st Edition

    By Janine Certo

    This volume demonstrates how the social and instructional worlds that children inhabit influence their poetry writing and performances. Drawing on rich vignettes of students from different racial, ethnic and linguistic backgrounds, it describes and analyzes the work of eight to ten-year-old U.S.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge

  • Child Pain, Migraine, and Invisible Disability book cover

    Child Pain, Migraine, and Invisible Disability

    1st Edition

    By Susan Honeyman

    In the twenty-first century there is increasing global recognition of pain relief as a basic human right. However, as Susan Honeyman argues in this new take on child pain and invisible disability, such a belief has historically been driven by adult, ideological needs, whereas the needs of children…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Nordic Dialogues on Children and Families book cover

    Nordic Dialogues on Children and Families

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne Garvis, Elin Eriksen Ødegaard

    This book brings together key authors from the Nordic countries (Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark and Iceland) to discuss theoretical and empirical research on families and children. Sharing the Nordic perspective from each of the five countries, the book highlights key ideas within and across the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Essential Skills for Managers of Child-Centred Settings book cover

    Essential Skills for Managers of Child-Centred Settings

    3rd Edition

    By Shelly Newstead, Emma Isles-Buck

    Managers in child-centred settings need to be able to draw on a wide range of personal and professional skills to ensure that they are providing the best possible service. Now in its third edition, Essential Skills for Managers of Child-Centred Settings looks at how you can develop the key…

    Paperback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge

  • Learning and Connecting in School Playgrounds: Using the Playground as a Curriculum Resource book cover

    Learning and Connecting in School Playgrounds

    Using the Playground as a Curriculum Resource, 1st Edition

    Edited by Llyween Couper, Dean Sutherland

    Play is critical to children’s well-being and development. All students should have access to and adequate time for positive play experiences every day. Learning and Connecting in School Playgrounds invites parents, teachers, principals and education administrators to take another look at their…

    Paperback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge

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