• 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

  • 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

  • The Musical Classroom: Backgrounds, Models, and Skills for Elementary Teaching book cover

    The Musical Classroom

    Backgrounds, Models, and Skills for Elementary Teaching, 9th Edition

    By Carolynn A. Lindeman

    The Musical Classroom: Backgrounds, Models, and Skills for Elementary Teaching, Ninth Edition, is designed for students majoring in elementary or music education. Through eight editions, this book has been a market leader in its field. Its goal has been to help teachers—some who may only have a…

    Paperback – 2018-06-05
    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

  • Early Childhood Education for Muslim Children: Rationales and practices in South Africa book cover

    Early Childhood Education for Muslim Children

    Rationales and practices in South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Hasina Banu Ebrahim

    Early Childhood Education for Muslim Children foregrounds the marginalised perspective of Muslim children aged three to five and examines how they are cared for and educated in centre-based provision in two provinces in post-apartheid South Africa. Both theological and social science perspectives…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

  • Manufacturing the Mathematical Child: A Deconstruction of Dominant Spaces of Production and Governance book cover

    Manufacturing the Mathematical Child

    A Deconstruction of Dominant Spaces of Production and Governance, 1st Edition

    By Anna Llewellyn

    Mathematics is a subject held in high esteem around the world, yet the teaching and learning of mathematics is rarely viewed as good enough and many find the subject difficult to comprehend, or engage with. In Manufacturing the Mathematical Child, Anna Llewellyn asks some difficult questions in…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • 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

  • Play and Playwork: Notes and Reflections in a time of Austerity book cover

    Play and Playwork

    Notes and Reflections in a time of Austerity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fraser Brown, Mike Wragg

    Bringing together authors from a range of academic disciplines and research backgrounds – united as standard-bearers for the child’s right to play – and set against a backdrop evoking play’s critical essence, this book documents the rise and fall of an explosive period of political interest in play…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09
    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

  • Career Exploration and Development in Childhood: Perspectives from theory, practice and research book cover

    Career Exploration and Development in Childhood

    Perspectives from theory, practice and research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Watson, Mary McMahon

    Career Exploration and Development in Childhood presents chapters from leading figures in the field of childhood career exploration and development. The first substantive edited collection of its kind, this book makes an important contribution to our understanding of children’s career development.…

    Paperback – 2018-05-08
    Routledge

  • Little Kids, Big Dilemmas: Your parenting problems solved by science book cover

    Little Kids, Big Dilemmas

    Your parenting problems solved by science, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Kuppen

    Fed up with conflicting advice? This book offers real answers to the following questions and more… Can sleep training harm my baby? Is screen time bad for my child? Is breast always best? Psychologist Dr Sarah Kuppen, expert in early child development, uses her scientific expertise to sort through…

    Paperback – 2018-04-12
    Routledge

  • Facebook Mentoring and Early Childhood Teachers: The Controversy in Virtual Professional Identity book cover

    Facebook Mentoring and Early Childhood Teachers

    The Controversy in Virtual Professional Identity, 1st Edition

    By Sharryn Clarke

    This volume explores concepts of mentoring, leadership and issues faced by early childhood teachers. Foregrounded against inadequate leadership and mentoring training in this sector, this book looks at how mentoring is exercised through Facebook. Mentoring through Facebook provokes a strong sense…

    Hardback – 2018-04-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

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