Education: Early Years

  • Digital Childhood: Technology, New Media and Children's Culture book cover

    Digital Childhood

    Technology, New Media and Children's Culture

    By Jan Pettersen

    Based upon recent research and empirical inquiry, this text highlights and questions the myths and facts behind the controversial concept of young children accessing technology, and looks at the effects of screen-based media on the child in what the author describes as ‘digital contagion’. Situated…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Ready to Learn: Creating Effective, Educational Children’s Media book cover

    Ready to Learn

    Creating Effective, Educational Children’s Media

    By Shelley Pasnik

    Ready to Learn describes how educational media (games, apps, websites, broadcast, video-on- demand, e-books, etc.) have and are continuing to play a role in addressing the larger challenges facing the education community today. Based on years of meaninful data from the PBS Kids Lab Ready to Learn…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Reconsidering The Role of Play in Early Childhood: Towards Social Justice and Equity book cover

    Reconsidering The Role of Play in Early Childhood

    Towards Social Justice and Equity

    Edited by Julie M. Nicholson, Debora B. Wisneski

    Reconsidering the Role of Play in Early Childhood: Towards Social Justice and Equity – a compilation of current play research in early childhood education and care – challenges, disrupts, and re-examines conventional perspectives on play. By highlighting powerful and provocative studies from around…

    Hardback – 2018-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Perspectives from Young Children on the Margins book cover

    Perspectives from Young Children on the Margins

    Edited by Jane Murray, Colette Gray

    In spite of our apparently connected global environment, people are becoming less connected. Digital communication leads to fewer face-to-face engagements, and many young children are separated from their parents for extended periods. The post-truth phenomenon has resulted in mistrust between…

    Hardback – 2018-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Toddlers, Parents and Culture: Findings from the Joint Effort Toddler Temperament Consortium book cover

    Toddlers, Parents and Culture

    Findings from the Joint Effort Toddler Temperament Consortium

    Edited by Maria Garstein, Samuel Putnam

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Democratising Leadership in the Early Years: A Systemic Approach book cover

    Democratising Leadership in the Early Years

    A Systemic Approach

    By Margy Whalley, Karen John, Patrick Whitaker, Elizabeth Klavins, Christine Parker, Julie Vaggers

    Bringing together valuable insights from research and practice undertaken at the world-famous Pen Green Centre, Democratising Leadership in the Early Years illustrates how settings and practitioners can develop and maintain forms of leadership which foster collaborative practices across and within…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    Pen Green Books for Early Years Educators

  • Understanding the HighScope Approach: Early Years Education in Practice book cover

    Understanding the HighScope Approach

    Early Years Education in Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Monica Wiltshire

    Understanding the HighScope Approach is a much-needed source of information for those wishing to extend and consolidate their understanding of the approach. It will enable the reader to analyse the essential elements of the HighScope approach to early childhood and its relationship to high quality…

    Paperback – 2018-10-29 
    Routledge
    Understanding the… Approach

  • The Outdoor Classroom in Practice, Ages 3–7: A Month-By-Month Guide to Forest School Provision book cover

    The Outdoor Classroom in Practice, Ages 3–7

    A Month-By-Month Guide to Forest School Provision, 2nd Edition

    By Karen Constable

    The outdoor environment is an integral part of many early years settings and schools, but is it being used to its full potential? The Outdoor Classroom in Practice, Ages 3-7 offers guidance on how the outdoors can be used to teach and challenge children across a range of settings by drawing on…

    Paperback – 2018-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Developing Early Communication, Language and Learning Skills at Home: Creating Personalised Activity Packs for Parents book cover

    Developing Early Communication, Language and Learning Skills at Home

    Creating Personalised Activity Packs for Parents

    By Laura Osman, Heidi Manouchehri

    Developing Early Communication, Language and Learning Skills at Home is full of tried-and-tested, practical activities for children with special educational needs and disabilities. This book provides parents, teachers and therapists with a range of playful and engaging activities to consolidate and…

    Paperback – 2018-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Trauma Informed Practices for Early Childhood Educators: Relationship-Based Approaches that Support Healing and Build Resilience in Young Children book cover

    Trauma Informed Practices for Early Childhood Educators

    Relationship-Based Approaches that Support Healing and Build Resilience in Young Children

    By Julie Nicholson, Linda Perez, Julie Kurtz

    Trauma Informed Practices for Early Childhood Educators guides child care providers and early educators working with infants, toddlers, preschoolers and early elementary aged children to understand trauma as well as its impact on young children’s brains, behavior, learning and development. The book…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18 
    Routledge

  • How to Develop Partnerships with Parents: A Practical Guide for the Early Years book cover

    How to Develop Partnerships with Parents

    A Practical Guide for the Early Years

    By Teresa Wilson

    This definitive resource provides a comprehensive range of activities and materials enabling you to equip your staff with the knowledge, confidence and skills they need to collaborate effectively with parents as part of their early years practice. Packed with practical, reflective and team-based…

    Paperback – 2018-10-11 
    Routledge

  • Phonics for Pupils with Special Educational Needs Book 7: Multisyllable Magic: Revising the Main Sounds and Working on 2, 3 and 4 Syllable Words book cover

    Phonics for Pupils with Special Educational Needs Book 7: Multisyllable Magic

    Revising the Main Sounds and Working on 2, 3 and 4 Syllable Words

    By Ann Sullivan

    Phonics for Pupils with Special Educational Needs is a complete, structured, multisensory programme for teaching reading and spelling, making it fun and accessible for all. This fantastic seven-part resource offers a refreshingly simple approach to the teaching of phonics, alongside activities to…

    Paperback – 2018-10-11 
    Routledge
    Phonics for Pupils with Special Educational Needs

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