Education: Early Years

  • Young Children’s Play and Creativity

    Multiple Voices

    Edited by Gill Goodliff, Natalie Canning, John Parry, Linda Miller

    This book draws on the voices of practitioners, academics and researchers to examine young children’s play, creativity and the participatory nature of their learning. Bringing together a wide range of perspectives from the UK and internationally, it focuses on the level of engagement and…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge

  • One Child, Many Worlds: Early Learning in Multicultural Communities book cover

    One Child, Many Worlds

    Early Learning in Multicultural Communities

    Edited by Eve Gregory

    Originally published in 1997. By drawing on the experiences of children aged 3 to 8 attending schools in Britain, Germany, Iceland, Australia and the USA, the authors of these eleven case studies provide insights into what it means for young children to enter a new language and culture in school.…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Multiculturalism

  • Language, Culture and Young Children: Developing English in the Multi-ethnic Nursery and Infant School book cover

    Language, Culture and Young Children

    Developing English in the Multi-ethnic Nursery and Infant School

    Edited by Pat Pinsent

    Originally published in 1992. This book is designed to help the teacher facing the challenge posed by multi-ethnic, multi-cultural, multi-language classes. The contributions, from teachers and Higher Education tutors, are based on experience and research in this area and their emphasis is…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Multiculturalism

  • Understanding Research in Early Education

    The relevance for the future of lessons from the past, 3rd Edition

    By Margaret M. Clark

    In this newly revised edition of Understanding Research in Early Education, Margaret Clark demonstrates the continuing relevance of research in the homes of young children and in preschool units. Through rigorous yet understandable language, the text stresses the importance of research,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-26 
    Routledge

  • Designing Cities with Children and Young People: Beyond Playgrounds and Skate Parks book cover

    Designing Cities with Children and Young People

    Beyond Playgrounds and Skate Parks

    Edited by Kate Bishop, Linda Corkery

    Designing Cities with Children and Young People focuses on promoting better outcomes in the built environment for children and young people in cities across the world. This book presents the experience of practitioners and researchers who actively advocate for and participate with children and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Early Childhood Play book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Early Childhood Play

    Edited by Tina Bruce, Pentti Hakkarainen, Milda Bredikyte

    Historical changes in play are taking place in childhood all over the world, with the digitalisation of children’s lives. Researchers are worried about the disappearance of advanced forms of play and the prioritization of time spent with loving adults, supporting play with babies and toddlers. At…

    Hardback – 2017-06-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks of Education

  • Mary D. Sheridan's Play in Early Childhood: From Birth to Six Years book cover

    Mary D. Sheridan's Play in Early Childhood

    From Birth to Six Years, 4th Edition

    By Justine Howard

    Mary D. Sheridan’s Play in Early Childhood is a classic introductory text to play and development – key topics for all those who work with young children. Drawing on the most up-to-date evidence, it explains how children’s play develops and how they develop as they play. With over 100…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge

  • Childhood Sexuality and AIDS Education: The Price of Innocence book cover

    Childhood Sexuality and AIDS Education

    The Price of Innocence

    By Deevia Bhana

    Primary schoolchildren are frequently shielded from education on sexuality and sexually transmitted diseases in an effort to protect their innocence. In countries like South Africa, where AIDS is particularly widespread, it is especially important to address prevention with younger boys and girls…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Gender and Sexuality in Education

  • Understanding Tablets from Early Childhood to Adulthood: Encounters with Touch Technology book cover

    Understanding Tablets from Early Childhood to Adulthood

    Encounters with Touch Technology

    By Rhonda McEwen, Adam Dubé

    Understanding Tablets from Early Childhood to Adulthood offers an alternative to dominant and populist narratives that young people are intuitively able to successfully use tablet devices. Adopting a research-driven approach, the book contests the ideology that touch-technologies are easier to…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge

  • Nursery Nurse to Early Years’ Practitioner

    Role, Relationships and Responsibilities

    By Hazel G. Whitters

    The role, relationships and responsibilities of the traditional ‘nursery nurse’ have changed markedly within the last 20 years, demanding a high level of skill, knowledge and understanding which pertains to formal international standards. This book responds to the needs of a workforce who have…

    Hardback – 2017-05-12 
    Routledge

  • Narratives in Early Childhood Education: Communication, Sense Making and Lived Experience book cover

    Narratives in Early Childhood Education

    Communication, Sense Making and Lived Experience

    Edited by Susanne Garvis, Niklas Pramling

    Over the past few decades, a growing body of literature has developed which examines children’s perspectives of their own lives, viewing them as social actors and experts in their understanding of the world. Focusing specifically on narratives, this unique and timely book provides an analysis of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

  • History, Theory and Practice of Philosophy for Children: International Perspectives book cover

    History, Theory and Practice of Philosophy for Children

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Saeed Naji, Rosnani Hashim

    This book on Philosophy for Children (P4C) is a compilation of articles written by its founders and the movement‘s leaders worldwide. These articles have been prepared in the dialogue and interview format. Part I explains the genesis of the movement, its philosophical and theoretical foundations.…

    Hardback – 2017-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

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