• A Vygotskian Analysis of Children's Play Behaviours: Beyond the Home Corner book cover

    A Vygotskian Analysis of Children's Play Behaviours

    Beyond the Home Corner, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zenna Kingdon

    This book brings a refreshing Vygotskian perspective to the importance of children’s play, and the role it has in the physical, social, emotional and cognitive development of young children. The authors use a praxeological approach and participatory, ethical research to provide a comprehensive yet…

    Paperback – 2020-04-22 
    Routledge
    Towards an Ethical Praxis in Early Childhood

  • Collaborative Pathways to Friendship in Early Childhood: A Cultural-historical Perspective book cover

    Collaborative Pathways to Friendship in Early Childhood

    A Cultural-historical Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Gloria Quinones, Megan Adams

    Early childhood is a time of wonder, excitement, adventure and learning. A time to experience social relations and friendships, and all of the emotions involved. The joy, and the excitement – of creating a common world with friends. A world of ‘what if’ and ‘as if’ moments that are accepted and…

    Paperback – 2020-04-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

  • Children as Agents in Their Worlds: A Critical, Psychosocial Perspective book cover

    Children as Agents in Their Worlds

    A Critical, Psychosocial Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Sheila Greene, Elizabeth Nixon

    Are children the passive recipients of influence from their parents and from society? Is their development determined by their genes and their neurons, or do they have the capacity to think about and influence their own lives and the world around them? Are they agents, and what do we mean by agency…

    Paperback – 2020-04-02 
    Routledge

  • Outdoor Learning through the Seasons: An Essential Guide for the Early Years book cover

    Outdoor Learning through the Seasons

    An Essential Guide for the Early Years, 2nd Edition

    By Ann Watts

    Outdoor learning and play experiences are an essential part of young children’s development. The importance of offering children first-hand experience of the natural world becomes more urgent as research evidence demonstrates the benefits of becoming physically and emotionally involved with the…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Researching Early Childhood Education for Sustainability: Challenging Assumptions and Orthodoxies book cover

    Researching Early Childhood Education for Sustainability

    Challenging Assumptions and Orthodoxies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sue Elliott, Eva Ärlemalm-Hagsér, Julie Davis

    Sustainability is a global issue that urgently needs addressing, and the most serious consequences are for children and future generations. This book captures the now burgeoning early childhood education for sustainability (ECEfS) research from an ever-widening and diverse pool of researchers. With…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge

  • Children's Empowerment in Play: Participation, Voice and Ownership book cover

    Children's Empowerment in Play

    Participation, Voice and Ownership, 1st Edition

    By Natalie Canning

    Children's Empowerment in Play is an accessible insight into the vital place of play in children’s development. The book focuses on three main themes of participation, voice and ownership, and explores ways to positively and naturally develop play in early years settings. Drawing on primary…

    Paperback – 2020-03-27 
    Routledge
    TACTYC

  • Growing Up with Two Languages: A Practical Guide for Multilingual Families and Those Who Support Them book cover

    Growing Up with Two Languages

    A Practical Guide for Multilingual Families and Those Who Support Them, 4th Edition

    By Una Cunningham

    Growing up With Two Languages provides a highly accessible account of the stages of language development, describes and evaluates the various systems and strategies that can be adopted and looks at the problems that can occur when a child is exposed to two language and cultures. Combining…

    Paperback – 2020-03-17 
    Routledge

  • Working with Young Children in Museums: Weaving Theory and Practice book cover

    Working with Young Children in Museums

    Weaving Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Abigail Hackett, Rachel Holmes, Christina MacRae

    Working with Young Children in Museums makes a major contribution to the small body of extant research on young children in museums, galleries and heritage sites. Bridging theory and practice, the book introduces theoretical concepts in a clear and concise manner, whilst also providing…

    Paperback – 2020-03-02 
    Routledge

  • What to Say to Kids When Nothing Seems to Work: A Practical Guide for Parents and Caregivers book cover

    What to Say to Kids When Nothing Seems to Work

    A Practical Guide for Parents and Caregivers, 1st Edition

    By Adele Lafrance, Ashley P. Miller

    What to Say to Kids When Nothing Seems to Work offers parents an effective, step-by-step guide to some of the most common struggles for kids aged 5-12. Written by mental health professionals with over 30 years’ experience listening to kids’ thoughts and feelings, this book provides a framework…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Fröbel’s Pedagogy of Kindergarten and Play: Modifications in Germany and the United States book cover

    Fröbel’s Pedagogy of Kindergarten and Play

    Modifications in Germany and the United States, 1st Edition

    By Helge Wasmuth

    This text provides a comprehensive analysis of historical archives, letters, and primary sources to offer unique insight into how Fröbel’s pedagogy of kindergarten and play has been understood, interpreted, and modified throughout history and in particular, as a consequence of it’s adoption in the…

    Hardback – 2020-02-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

  • 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

  • How to Use Work Group Supervision to Improve Early Years Practice book cover

    How to Use Work Group Supervision to Improve Early Years Practice

    1st Edition

    By Stella Louis

    How to Use Work Group Supervision to Improve Early Years Practice presents a new model for supervision as a collaborative process, and explores how this process can benefit practitioners at all stages in their career to reflect on and improve their own practice. Supported by detailed case studies…

    Paperback – 2020-02-15 
    Routledge

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