Education: Early Years

  • 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, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria A. Gartstein, Samuel P. Putnam

    One doesn’t have to travel extensively to realize that there are intriguing differences in the ways in which people from different cultures tend to behave. Gartstein and Putnam explore whether these differences are shaped during the early years of life, at the moment when children are just…

    Paperback – 2018-11-13
    Routledge

  • Pedagogies for Children's Perspectives book cover

    Pedagogies for Children's Perspectives

    1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine Patterson, Laurie Kocher

    Laurie Kocher is a Faculty member in the Department of Early Childhood Care and Education, Capilano University, Canada. Catherine Patterson is Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Early Childhood, Department of Educational Studies, Macquarie University, Australia.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge
    Thinking About Pedagogy in Early Childhood Education

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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 reexamines conventional perspectives on play. By highlighting powerful and provocative studies from around the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge

  • 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, Monica Wiltshire

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

    Paperback – 2018-10-31
    Routledge
    Understanding the… Approach

  • 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, 1st Edition

    By Laura Osman, Heidi Manouchehri

    Developing Early Communication, Language and Learning Skills at Home is full of tried-and-tested, practical activities for children developing their communication, language and learning skills including those with special educational needs and disabilities. This book provides parents, teachers and…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
    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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-10-25
    Routledge

  • How to Develop Confident Mathematicians in the Early Years: A Guide for Practitioners and Parents book cover

    How to Develop Confident Mathematicians in the Early Years

    A Guide for Practitioners and Parents, 1st Edition

    By Tony Cotton

    Showing how everyday experiences can be used to encourage early mathematical thinking, this book will help you to support young children’s mathematical development through play. Developing Confident Mathematicians in the Early Years explains clearly the stages of mathematical development from…

    Paperback – 2018-10-24
    Routledge

  • Digital Play and Technologies in the Early Years book cover

    Digital Play and Technologies in the Early Years

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Stephen, Liz Brooker, Pamela Oberhuemer, Rod Parker-Rees

    Technologies are a pervasive feature of contemporary life for adults and children. However, young children’s experiences with digital technologies are often the subject of polarised debate among parents, educators, policymakers and social commentators, particularly since the advent of tablets and…

    Hardback – 2018-10-23
    Routledge

  • Early Childhood Education in the United States: Contemporary and Critical Perspectives book cover

    Early Childhood Education in the United States

    Contemporary and Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dinah Volk, Liz Brooker, Pamela Oberhuemer, Rod Parker-Rees

    Early Childhood Education in the United States is rife with contradictions, critique and innovation. It is a time when a status quo – characterized by systemic, historic discrimination; teacher de-professionalization; 'teaching to the test'; and attacks on funding – is challenged by new…

    Hardback – 2018-10-23
    Routledge

  • Behaviour in the Early Years book cover

    Behaviour in the Early Years

    3rd Edition

    By Angela Glenn, Jacquie Cousins, Alicia Helps

    This accessible and practical book provides hands-on, tried and tested strategies to help the reader respond instantly and effectively to behaviour problems in early years settings. It encourages the practitioner to think about how they handle difficult situations and to understand why children…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-10-15
    Routledge

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

    Democratising Leadership in the Early Years

    A Systemic Approach, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-10-10
    Routledge
    Pen Green Books for Early Years Educators

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