Education: Early Years

  • Developing Baseline Communication Skills: Games and Activities for 3-5 year olds book cover

    Developing Baseline Communication Skills

    Games and Activities for 3-5 year olds, 2nd Edition

    By Catherine Delamain, Jill Spring

    Developing Baseline Communication Skills is a practical resource designed to fit with baseline assessments in primary school. The second edition of this bestselling resource contains a programme of games and activities to foster personal and social development, and promote language and literacy…

    Paperback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    The Good Communication Pathway

  • Developing Children’s Resilience and Mental Health: REAL Skills for All Aged 4-8 book cover

    Developing Children’s Resilience and Mental Health

    REAL Skills for All Aged 4-8, 1st Edition

    By Susana Goncalves Viana

    With the increased focus on providing for children’s mental health, there is ever more demand for resources that will support educational settings to help children develop the skills needed to cope in today’s world. This book presents nursery and school staff with a simple, jargon-free guide which…

    Paperback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge

  • Philosophy and Pedagogy of Early Childhood book cover

    Philosophy and Pedagogy of Early Childhood

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sandy Farquhar, E. Jayne White

    In recent years, new discourses have emerged to inform the philosophy and pedagogy of early childhood. This collection brings together contributions from leading scholars in early childhood education, and each chapter engages with the critical task of reformulating early childhood education and the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • Early Childhood Teacher Education on Cultural Competence book cover

    Early Childhood Teacher Education on Cultural Competence

    1st Edition

    Edited by NAECTE Urban Education Teacher Research Network

    Early Childhood Teacher Education on Cultural Competence discusses how early childhood preservice teachers can use teacher research to explore and gain cultural competence, enabling them to support students and families from diverse backgrounds. The book opens by describing the role of the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-13
    Routledge

  • Creativity and Creative Pedagogies in the Early and Primary Years book cover

    Creativity and Creative Pedagogies in the Early and Primary Years

    1st Edition

    Edited by Teresa Cremin

    Whilst recognition of the role and nature of creativity and interest in creative pedagogical practice has grown, tensions persist at several levels, particularly in accountability cultures, where international comparisons of literacy, numeracy and science frame, shape and often limit policy,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge

  • Critical Perspectives of the Language Gap book cover

    Critical Perspectives of the Language Gap

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eric J. Johnson

    This volume is an orchestrated critique of the notion that individuals from lower socioeconomic status communities have inferior language skills as compared to middle- and upper-class groups. The idea of this so-called “language gap” stems in large part from Hart and Risley’s (1995) publication…

    Hardback – 2018-08-29
    Routledge

  • Early Years Science Education: A Contemporary Look book cover

    Early Years Science Education

    A Contemporary Look, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Watts, Alison Silby

    The educational provision for early years is growing and changing across many parts of the world, not least in the UK. While this book leans heavily on the mounting literature on early child development in its broadest sense – physically, emotionally, linguistically – its central focus lies…

    Hardback – 2018-08-29
    Routledge

  • Self-Regulation and Early School Success book cover

    Self-Regulation and Early School Success

    1st Edition

    Edited by Megan M. McClelland, Shauna L. Tominey

    Self-regulation has been identified as an important predictor of school readiness and academic achievement in young children. Children who struggle with self-regulation are at risk of experiencing peer rejection and academic difficulties. Teachers report that there is high variability in children’s…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Professional Issues in Work with Babies and Toddlers book cover

    Professional Issues in Work with Babies and Toddlers

    1st Edition

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

    Early childhood provision for babies and toddlers is in a critical phase. While governments are pushing for fast-paced expansion, mainly to support the return of mothers to the labour market, early childhood experts are deeply concerned about the quality of provision on offer for children up to age…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • 'Be Realistic, Demand the Impossible': A Memoir of Work in Childcare and Education book cover

    'Be Realistic, Demand the Impossible'

    A Memoir of Work in Childcare and Education, 1st Edition

    By Helen Penn

    An astute exploration of the complexities of working and learning in the field of Early Childhood Education and Care, Professor Helen Penn tells of her experiences of working as a teacher, social worker, campaigner, researcher and writer, and so reflects on the perennial and complex issues which…

    Paperback – 2018-08-21
    Routledge
    Contesting Early Childhood

  • Advanced Work-based Practice in the Early Years: A Guide for Students book cover

    Advanced Work-based Practice in the Early Years

    A Guide for Students, 1st Edition

    Edited by Samantha McMahon, Mary Dyer

    Inspired by the first-hand experiences of those studying early childhood education and care, this book supports students as they gain advanced knowledge and skills, and embark on the journey from inexperienced student to graduate professional. Bringing together advanced theory, links to research,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge

  • Early Childhood Education and Care for a Shared Sustainable World: People, Planet and Profits book cover

    Early Childhood Education and Care for a Shared Sustainable World

    People, Planet and Profits, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Smidt

    Making an important contribution to the growing body of literature addressing the issue of sustainability in the Early Years, Sandra Smidt provides a highly accessible text examining the philosophical, political, economic, social and cultural aspects of sustainability impacting on very…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15
    Routledge

15Series in Early Years

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