Education: Early Years

  • The Philosophy and Practice of Outstanding Early Years Provision book cover

    The Philosophy and Practice of Outstanding Early Years Provision

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pat Beckley

    This book examines the philosophical and theoretical foundations of early years practice, and supports practitioners as they reflect on the collective and personal rationales which motivate and inform their work with young children. Theoretical underpinnings are explored from a variety of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-18
    Routledge

  • Early Childhood Education Redefined: Reflections and Recommendations on the Impact of Start Right book cover

    Early Childhood Education Redefined

    Reflections and Recommendations on the Impact of Start Right, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pat Preedy, Kay Sanderson, Sir Christopher Ball

    Probing the shortcomings of contemporary early years provision, whilst offering practical and informed solutions, Early Childhood Education Redefined at once celebrates the progress made in this field since the publication of the ‘Start Right Report’ (1994), whilst also calling for further changes…

    Paperback – 2018-06-18
    Routledge

  • Creative Learning in the Early Years: Nurturing the Characteristics of Creativity book cover

    Creative Learning in the Early Years

    Nurturing the Characteristics of Creativity, 1st Edition

    By Ruksana Mohammed

    Taking a fresh look at the role of creativity within the early years, this accessible guide explores what is meant by creativity and considers how creative skills, behaviours, and thinking can be identified and fostered in the individual child. Underpinned by the latest research and policy,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-11
    Routledge

  • Developing Creativity and Curiosity Outdoors: How to Extend Creative Learning in the Early Years book cover

    Developing Creativity and Curiosity Outdoors

    How to Extend Creative Learning in the Early Years, 1st Edition

    By Julie Johnson, Ann Watts

    This accessible guide will inform, prompt and inspire practitioners as they develop their own creativity and seize the rich opportunities offered by outdoor environments to cultivate and encourage the creative skills of the young children in their care. Including information on Forest School,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-11
    Routledge

  • Teaching Young Second Language Learners: Practices in Different Classroom Contexts book cover

    Teaching Young Second Language Learners

    Practices in Different Classroom Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rhonda Oliver, Bich Nguyen

    Adopting a learner-centred approach that places an emphasis on hands-on child SL methodology, this book illustrates the practices used to teach young second language learners in different classroom contexts: (1) English-as-an-Additional-Language-or-Dialect (EAL/D) – both intensive EAL/D and EAL/D…

    Paperback – 2018-06-11
    Routledge

  • Understanding the Emotional Needs of Children in the Early Years book cover

    Understanding the Emotional Needs of Children in the Early Years

    1st Edition

    By Tricia Johnson

    This accessible book focuses on the emotional needs, experiences and development of young children, exploring the role of the practitioner in ensuring that each and every child feels loved, supported and safe; able to develop secure attachments and flourish in the first five years and beyond.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge

  • Young Children and Their Communities: Understanding Collective Social Responsibility book cover

    Young Children and Their Communities

    Understanding Collective Social Responsibility, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gillian Sykes, Eleonora Teszenyi

    By approaching the concept of community through the lens of early childhood, this valuable book acknowledges the role that diverse and multiple communities play in supporting a child’s early development, and explores how their value can be harnessed in our ever-evolving and fast-changing world.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-05
    Routledge

  • Critical New Perspectives in Early Childhood Music: Young Children Engaging and Learning Through Music book cover

    Critical New Perspectives in Early Childhood Music

    Young Children Engaging and Learning Through Music, 1st Edition

    By Susan Young

    Exploring and expanding upon current understandings of early childhood music education, this book provides a much-needed response to the rapid social, cultural and technological developments affecting children’s experience of music today. Critical New Perspectives in Early Childhood Music returns…

    Paperback – 2018-05-14
    Routledge

  • Risk and Protective Environmental Factors for Early Bilingual Language Acquisition book cover

    Risk and Protective Environmental Factors for Early Bilingual Language Acquisition

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniela R Gatt, Ciara O'Toole

    Bilingual language exposure is highly variable, with wide-ranging influences on early language skills. This underscores the need for understanding what to expect in early language acquisition so that those with typical language development can be differentiated from those who are struggling or at…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge

  • Evidence-Based Learning and Teaching: A Look into Australian Classrooms book cover

    Evidence-Based Learning and Teaching

    A Look into Australian Classrooms, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melissa Barnes, Maria Gindidis, Sivanes Phillipson

    Education has become a political, economic and social priority for Australia, with the success of schools (and teachers) being an integral part of the economic and social future of the country. As a result, quality assurance for learning and teaching has become increasingly debated among…

    Paperback – 2018-05-08
    Routledge

  • Research in Young Children's Literacy and Language Development: Language and literacy development for different populations book cover

    Research in Young Children's Literacy and Language Development

    Language and literacy development for different populations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Olivia N. Saracho

    The importance of the early years in young children’s lives and the rigid inequality in literacy achievement are a stimulating backdrop to current research in young children’s language and literacy development. This book reports new data and empirical analyses that advance the theory of language…

    Hardback – 2018-05-07
    Routledge

  • Taking a Learner-Centred Approach to Music Education: Pedagogical Pathways book cover

    Taking a Learner-Centred Approach to Music Education

    Pedagogical Pathways, 1st Edition

    By Laura Huhtinen-Hildén, Jessica Pitt

    Adopting a fresh approach to the assumptions and concepts which underlie musical learning, Taking a Learner-Centred Approach to Music Education provides comprehensive guidance on professional and pedagogical aspects of learner-centred practice. This essential companion offers a pedagogy which is…

    Paperback – 2018-05-03
    Routledge

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