Education: Early Years

  • 21st Century Pre-school Bilingual Education book cover

    21st Century Pre-school Bilingual Education

    Edited by Mila Schwartz, Åsa Palviainen

    In this volume, the editors aim to offer a timely focus on preschool bilingual education in the 21st century by drawing attention to the following trends: (1) the diversity of language models and their hybrid, dynamic and flexible nature; (2) the complexities of children's linguistic backgrounds; (…

    Hardback – 2018-01-07 
    Routledge

  • 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

    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 – 2018-01-04 
    Routledge
    TACTYC

  • Reclaiming the Early Years: Keeping it unique book cover

    Reclaiming the Early Years

    Keeping it unique

    Edited by Elaine Bennett

    Written by an expert team of early years practitioners and consultants, this book explores key themes to show what the very best child-centred provision looks like in practice. It clearly explains the vital role of play for holistic learning and how this can be promoted through enabling…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Celebrating Children’s Learning: Assessment Beyond Levels in the Early Years book cover

    Celebrating Children’s Learning

    Assessment Beyond Levels in the Early Years

    Edited by Julian Grenier, Sue Finch, Caroline Vollans

    In response to growing pressure on early years practitioners to adopt a ‘tick-box’ approach to recording children’s progress, Celebrating Children’s Learning sets out a bold, alternative vision for assessment in the early years. Drawing upon an inspiring collaboration between London nursery schools…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21 
    Routledge

  • Young Children’s Experimental Cookery book cover

    Young Children’s Experimental Cookery

    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 
    Routledge

  • Reading: A Basic Guide for Parents and Teachers book cover

    Reading

    A Basic Guide for Parents and Teachers

    By Pamela McKeown

    Originally published in 1974. This is an enlightening guide to the teaching of reading in response to the desire to motivate children to read and write, and rapidly and permanently teach them these techniques. It gives an account of the modern methods of teaching these skills, based on the natural…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Parental Involvement in Children's Reading book cover

    Parental Involvement in Children's Reading

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

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

    Meaning Making in Early Childhood Research

    Pedagogies and the Personal

    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 – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge
    Changing Images of Early Childhood

  • Young Children Playing and Learning in a Digital Age: a Cultural and Critical Perspective book cover

    Young Children Playing and Learning in a Digital Age

    a Cultural and Critical Perspective

    By Christine Stephen, Susan Edwards

    Young Children Playing and Learning in a Digital Age explores the emergence of the digital age and young children’s experiences with digital technologies at home and in educational environments. Drawing on theory and research-based evidence, this book makes an important contribution to…

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

  • Brain Research in Education and the Social Sciences: Implications for Practice, Parenting, and Future Society book cover

    Brain Research in Education and the Social Sciences

    Implications for Practice, Parenting, and Future Society

    By Doris L. Bergen, Joseph Schroer, Michael Woodin

    Brain Research in Education and the Social Sciences: Implications for Practice, Parenting, and Future Society provides practitioners, parents, and policy makers with research-based information and illustrative case studies about brain development across the lifespan. Neurotechnological advances…

    Paperback – 2017-12-07 
    Routledge

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

    Values in Early Childhood Education

    Citizenship for Tomorrow

    Edited by Eva Johansson, Johánna Einarsdottir

    Based on extensive research in early childhood education and care, Values in Early Childhood Education contributes to the much-needed dialogue between research, theoretical positions and methodologies in values education. Values are recognised as diverse, spanning from care values and discipline,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-07 
    Routledge
    Towards an Ethical Praxis in Early Childhood

  • Children and Families in the Digital Age: Learning Together in a Media Saturated Culture book cover

    Children and Families in the Digital Age

    Learning Together in a Media Saturated Culture

    Edited by Elisabeth Gee, Lori Takeuchi, Ellen Wartella

    Children and Families in the Digital Age offers a fresh, nuanced, and empirically-based perspective on how families are using digital media to enhance learning, routines, and relationships. This powerful edited collection contributes to a growing body of work suggesting the importance of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge

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