Education: Early Years

  • Striking a Balance: A Comprehensive Approach to Early Literacy book cover

    Striking a Balance

    A Comprehensive Approach to Early Literacy, 6th Edition

    By Nancy L Cecil, Albert Lozano, Mae Chaplin

    Now in its sixth edition, Striking a Balance clearly illustrates how to create a comprehensive early literacy program that places direct skills instruction within the context of rich and varied reading and writing experiences. Text discussions, dynamic activities, and valuable appendices provide a…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Gender and Early Childhood: An Introduction to the Key Debates book cover

    Understanding Gender and Early Childhood

    An Introduction to the Key Debates, 1st Edition

    By Jo Josephidou, Polly Bolshaw

    Understanding Gender and Early Childhood is a comprehensive and accessible introduction into the main issues around gender, and what these mean for our youngest children. Drawing on key theories and research, and illustrating each topic with case studies, reflective questions and a summary of key…

    Paperback – 2020-02-20 
    Routledge

  • Nature Education with Young Children: Integrating Inquiry and Practice book cover

    Nature Education with Young Children

    Integrating Inquiry and Practice, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Daniel R. Meier, Stephanie Sisk-Hilton

    Now in a fully updated second edition, Nature Education and Young Children remains a thoughtful, sophisticated teacher resource that blends theory and practice on nature education, children's inquiry-based learning, and reflective teaching.  Reorganized to enhance its intuitive flow, this edition…

    Paperback – 2020-02-10 
    Routledge

  • Supporting Positive Behaviour in Early Childhood Settings and Primary Schools: Relationships, Reciprocity and Reflection book cover

    Supporting Positive Behaviour in Early Childhood Settings and Primary Schools

    Relationships, Reciprocity and Reflection, 1st Edition

    By Leah O'Toole, Nóirín Hayes

    Sharing insights of various theoretical perspectives to help understand the complex root causes of children’s behaviour, Supporting Positive Behaviour in Early Childhood Settings and Primary Schools highlights key responses that can encourage positive mental health, resilience and behaviour.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Study Skills for Foundation Degrees book cover

    Study Skills for Foundation Degrees

    3rd Edition

    By Dorothy Bedford, Elizabeth Wilson

    Study Skills for Foundation Degrees offers a step-by-step guide to the skills needed to successfully complete a Foundation Degree. Filled with activities and useful tips, it will help students to move from nervous novice to confident expert and provide them with the necessary tools to accomplish…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge

  • An Educator’s Guide to Infant and Toddler Development: Understanding and Responding Appropriately book cover

    An Educator’s Guide to Infant and Toddler Development

    Understanding and Responding Appropriately, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Kaywork

    An Educator’s Guide to Infant and Toddler Development is a comprehensive and approachable guide to the growth, learning and development of children from birth to age 3. Beginning with the foundations of infant and toddler education, environments and family relationships, this essential text…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge

  • Transforming Early Head Start Home Visiting: A Family Life Education Approach book cover

    Transforming Early Head Start Home Visiting

    A Family Life Education Approach, 1st Edition

    By Bridget A. Walsh, Jennifer A. Mortensen

    Research on home visiting shows that Early Head Start (EHS) home-based programs benefit from additional training and resources that streamline philosophy and content. In this essential guide, Walsh and Mortensen propose that alignment with Family Life Education’s (FLE) strengths-based methodology…

    Paperback – 2019-11-13
    Routledge

  • Creating Curriculum in Early Childhood: Enhanced Learning through Backward Design book cover

    Creating Curriculum in Early Childhood

    Enhanced Learning through Backward Design, 1st Edition

    By Julie Bullard

    Creating Curriculum in Early Childhood explores the backward design model of curriculum development, equipping readers with the tools and methods they need to effectively apply backward design in the early childhood classroom. Clear yet comprehensive chapters walk new and veteran educators through…

    Paperback – 2019-10-31
    Routledge

  • Developing Thinking and Understanding in Young Children: An Introduction for Students book cover

    Developing Thinking and Understanding in Young Children

    An Introduction for Students, 3rd Edition

    By Sue Robson

    The third edition of this essential book presents a comprehensive and accessible overview of contemporary theory and research about young children’s developing thinking and understanding. Sue Robson’s detailed exploration of the ideas and theories is enlivened by transcripts of children’s…

    Paperback – 2019-09-25
    Routledge

  • Young Children's Play: Development, Disabilities, and Diversity book cover

    Young Children's Play

    Development, Disabilities, and Diversity, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey Trawick-Smith

    Young Children’s Play: Development, Disabilities, and Diversity is an accessible, comprehensive introduction to play and development from birth to age 8 years that introduces readers to various play types and strategies and helps them determine when intervention might be needed. Skillfully…

    Paperback – 2019-09-25
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Challenges in Teaching Young Children: Meeting the Needs of All Students book cover

    Contemporary Challenges in Teaching Young Children

    Meeting the Needs of All Students, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gayle Mindes

    Contemporary Challenges in Teaching Young Children provides both veteran and aspiring early childhood educators with the information and tools they need to build on their understanding of developmentally appropriate practice. Teachers face many challenges, including family configuration, social…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    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 Jennifer J. Mueller, Nancy File

    Curriculum in Early Childhood Education: Re-examined, 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 – 2019-06-24
    Routledge

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