Education: Childhood

  • 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

  • Play, Physical Activity and Public Health: The Reframing of Children's Leisure Lives book cover

    Play, Physical Activity and Public Health

    The Reframing of Children's Leisure Lives, 1st Edition

    By Stephanie A. Alexander, Katherine L. Frohlich, Caroline Fusco

    Are children playing less than they used to? Are rising obesity rates linked to a decline in children’s time to play freely? These and other related questions have filled the pages of newspapers, magazines and scholarly journals for the past decade. Researchers and journalists have attributed these…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Research on the Education of Young Children book cover

    Handbook of Research on the Education of Young Children

    4th Edition

    Edited by Olivia N. Saracho

    The Handbook of Research on the Education of Young Children is the essential reference on research on early childhood education throughout the world. This outstanding resource provides a comprehensive research overview of important contemporary issues as well as the information necessary…

    Paperback – 2019-11-14
    Routledge

  • The Feelings Artbook: Promoting Emotional Literacy Through Drawing book cover

    The Feelings Artbook

    Promoting Emotional Literacy Through Drawing, 2nd Edition

    By Ruby Radburn

    This fun, imaginative book offers children a way to develop their emotional literacy skills through creativity and drawing. The new edition has been reimagined as a child-friendly activity book that can be completed independently, with beautiful new illustrations and more than ten extra activities.…

    Paperback – 2019-11-13
    Routledge

  • Embodied Family Choreography: Practices of Control, Care, and Mundane Creativity book cover

    Embodied Family Choreography

    Practices of Control, Care, and Mundane Creativity, 1st Edition

    By Marjorie Harness Goodwin, Asta Cekaite

    Embodied Family Choreography documents the lived and embodied practices employed to establish, maintain, and negotiate intimate social relationships in the family, examining forms of control, care, and creativity. Making use of the extensive video archives of family interaction in the US and Sweden…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Directions in Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis

  • Working with Two-year-olds: Developing Reflective Practice book cover

    Working with Two-year-olds

    Developing Reflective Practice, 1st Edition

    By Julie Brierley

    Working with Two-year-olds is an accessible and practical guide into the developmental pathways of two-year-olds. The book uses established research and environmental and cultural effects to provide an essential background on two-year-old development, while incorporating reflective questions and…

    Paperback – 2019-10-16
    Routledge

  • International Perspectives on Early Childhood Education and Care: Early Childhood Education in the 21st Century Vol I book cover

    International Perspectives on Early Childhood Education and Care

    Early Childhood Education in the 21st Century Vol I, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne Garvis, Sivanes Phillipson, Heidi Harju-Luukkainen

    The first volume in this Early Childhood Education and Care in the 21st Century: International Teaching, Family and Policy Perspectives miniseries provides a snapshot of early childhood education and care from 19 different countries around the world. The intention is to provide a description for…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • Building Resilience of Floating Children and Left-Behind Children in China: Power, Politics, Participation, and Education book cover

    Building Resilience of Floating Children and Left-Behind Children in China

    Power, Politics, Participation, and Education, 1st Edition

    By Guanglun Michael Mu

    The past two decades have seen exponential growth of urbanisation and migration in China. Emerging from this growth is a population of floating and left-behind children which is estimated to be approaching 100 million. Due to their increasing risks of undesirable educational and social, as well as…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • Calling All Superheroes: Supporting and Developing Superhero Play in the Early Years book cover

    Calling All Superheroes: Supporting and Developing Superhero Play in the Early Years

    1st Edition

    By Tamsin Grimmer

    Calling All Superheroes highlights the enormous potential of superhero play in supporting learning and development in early childhood. Using examples from practice, it provides guidance on how to effectively manage and implement superhero play and set appropriate boundaries in early years settings…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • Early Childhood Education and Change in Diverse Cultural Contexts book cover

    Early Childhood Education and Change in Diverse Cultural Contexts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Pascal, Tony Bertram, Marika Veisson

    Change is now a dominant feature of early childhood systems around the globe and many countries are currently facing significant economic, social and political developments that bring additional challenges that teaching and learning practices need to be able to respond to in a positive and…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge

  • Early Childhood Care and Education at the Margins: African Perspectives on Birth to Three book cover

    Early Childhood Care and Education at the Margins

    African Perspectives on Birth to Three, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hasina Banu Ebrahim, Auma Okwany, Oumar Barry

    The importance of early childhood care and education (ECCE) in the lives of very young children is gaining increasing attention around the globe and yet there is a persistent lack of diverse knowledge perspectives on this critical phase. This stems from dominant Eurocentric framings of…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge

  • Dance-Play and Drawing-Telling as Semiotic Tools for Young Children’s Learning book cover

    Dance-Play and Drawing-Telling as Semiotic Tools for Young Children’s Learning

    1st Edition

    By Jan Deans, Susan Wright

    Investigating children’s learning through dance and drawing-telling, Dance-Play and Drawing-Telling as Semiotic Tools for Young Children’s Learning provides a unique insight into how these activities can help children to critically reflect on their own learning. Promoting the concept of dance and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27
    Routledge

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