Education: Early Years

  • STEM in Early Childhood Education: How Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Strengthen Learning book cover

    STEM in Early Childhood Education

    How Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Strengthen Learning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lynn Cohen, Sandra Waite-Stupiansky

    Bringing together a diverse cohort of experts, STEM in Early Childhood Education explores the ways STEM can be integrated into early childhood curricula, highlighting recent research and innovations in the field, and implications for both practice and policy. Based on the argument that high-quality…

    Paperback – 2019-09-15 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Digital Literacies in Early Childhood book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Digital Literacies in Early Childhood

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ola Erstad, Rosie Flewitt, Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer, Íris Susana Pires Pereira

    As fast-evolving technologies transform everyday communication and literacy practices, many young children find themselves immersed in multiple digital media from birth. Such rapid technological change has consequences for the development of early literacy, and the ways in which parents and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks of Education

  • An Empirical Approach to Preparing Children for Starting School: Exploring the Relationships between Parents, Practitioners and Teachers book cover

    An Empirical Approach to Preparing Children for Starting School

    Exploring the Relationships between Parents, Practitioners and Teachers, 1st Edition

    By Karen Wickett

    This book presents an exploration of the beliefs held by parents, Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) practitioners and teachers and their relationships during children’s transition to school. This exploration was prompted by the author’s observations that the relationships between ECEC…

    Hardback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

  • Pre-school Learning in the Community: Strategies for Change book cover

    Pre-school Learning in the Community

    Strategies for Change, 1st Edition

    By G. A. Poulton, Terry James

    Much of current educational theory and research at the time was concerned with the effect that pre-school education should have in accelerating development throughout the years of compulsory schooling. This book, originally published in 1975, is an important contribution to the debate since it…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Counseling at the Beginning: Interventions and Issues in Infancy and Early Childhood book cover

    Counseling at the Beginning

    Interventions and Issues in Infancy and Early Childhood, 1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine Tucker

    Counseling at the Beginning is a thorough, practice-based guide for counselors who serve the mental health needs of very young children and their families. Chapters based on current developmental psychology research prepare mental health, school, and addictions counselors to work with pregnant…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge

  • Curriculum in Early Childhood Education: Re-examined, Reclaimed, Renewed book cover

    Curriculum in Early Childhood Education

    Re-examined, Reclaimed, Renewed, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Nancy File, Jennifer Mueller

    Curriculum in Early Childhood Education: Reexamined, Reclaimed, Renewed critically and thoroughly examines key questions, aims and approaches in early childhood curricula. Designed to provide a theoretical and philosophical foundation for examining teaching and learning in the early years, this…

    Paperback – 2019-07-10 
    Routledge

  • Empowering Early Childhood Educators: International Pedagogies as Provocation book cover

    Empowering Early Childhood Educators

    International Pedagogies as Provocation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Naomi McLeod, Patricia Giardiello

    This forward-thinking text challenges educators to think about and question the purpose of education and explores international understandings of the role played by early years professionals in promoting participatory, ethical and reflexive practice which benefits children as independent decision…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge

  • The Importance of Play in Early Childhood Education: Psychoanalytic, Attachment, and Developmental Perspectives book cover

    The Importance of Play in Early Childhood Education

    Psychoanalytic, Attachment, and Developmental Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marilyn Charles, Jill Bellinson

    Play in Early Childhood Education presents various theories of play and demonstrates how it serves communicative, developmental, and relational functions, highlighting the importance and development of the capacity to play in terms useful to early childhood educators. The book explicitly links…

    Paperback – 2019-06-20 
    Routledge

  • Using Innovative Methods in Early Years Research: Beyond the Conventional book cover

    Using Innovative Methods in Early Years Research

    Beyond the Conventional, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zeta Brown, Helen Perkins

    Exploring a range of unconventional research methods and considering how these can be used effectively in practice, this accessible textbook encourages the use of innovative approaches to conduct research in early years contexts. Using Innovative Methods in Early Years Research provides key…

    Paperback – 2019-06-20 
    Routledge

  • Emerging Biology in the Early Years: How Young Children Learn about the Living World book cover

    Emerging Biology in the Early Years

    How Young Children Learn about the Living World, 1st Edition

    By Sue Dale Tunnicliffe

    This inspiring text celebrates young children as "emergent biologists" and explains how their natural inquisitiveness and curiosity can be harnessed to increase early understanding of scientific concepts, and so lay the foundations for future learning about the living world. Full of practical tips…

    Paperback – 2019-06-19 
    Routledge

  • Young Children's Emotional Experiences book cover

    Young Children's Emotional Experiences

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Murray, Ioanna Palaiologou

    Based on a rich seam of research evidence, this book leverages value in engaging with scientific enquiry to further understanding of young children’s emotional experiences. Early childhood development has featured increasingly prominently on international policymakers’ agenda in recent years. Yet…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge

  • 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 outlines 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 outlines…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07 
    Routledge

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