Childhood Products

  • Research With Children

    Perspectives and Practices, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Pia Christensen, Allison James

    The entirely revised third edition of Research with Children forms a unique resource book on the methodology of childhood research with a core emphasis on theory driven practices. As in the previous two editions, this edition presents particular standpoints in the field, whilst also reflecting the…

    Paperback – 2017-01-19 

  • Child-Initiated Play and Learning

    Planning for possibilities in the early years, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Annie Woods

    Child Initiated Play and Learning shows how a creative approach to learning that allows for spontaneous adventures in play through child-led projects can lead to rich learning experiences that build on children’s own interests. This second edition has been fully updated in light of policy and…

    Paperback – 2017-01-16 

  • Placements and Work-based Learning in Education Studies

    An introduction for students

    Edited by Jim Hordern, Catherine A. Simon

    Written specifically for education studies students, this accessible text offers a clear introduction to placements and work-based learning, providing an insight into work in schools and education settings. Including case studies to illustrate the diversity of placements and workplace…

    Paperback – 2017-01-11 
    Foundations of Education Studies

  • Child-Centred Education

    By Sue Rogers

    What is child-centred education? Where do its core ideas stem from? What do these ideas mean for children and teachers today? Child-centred education is central to contemporary debates about what constitutes effective teaching and learning. Frequently pitched against formal approaches to education…

    Paperback – 2017-01-01 
    Understanding Primary Education Series

  • Children, Adolescents, and Media

    The future of research and action

    Edited by Dafna Lemish, Amy Jordan, Vicky Rideout

    Bringing together the leading researchers on children, adolescents, and the media, this books offers their cutting-edge, ‘big picture’ ideas for the future of research and scholarship in the field. Individual chapters focus on topics such as the role of big data in media research, digital literacy,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-22 

  • Using Characters and Themes to Inspire Early Learning

    A practical guide

    By Jo Ayers, Louise Robson

    Offering an approach that is tried, tested and proven to work, this book supports practitioners in planning and resourcing a series of topics based around popular themes and interests in the early years. Each topic is open-ended and introduced in the form of a problem which the children have to…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20 

  • Children Living in Sustainable Built Environments

    New urbanisms, new citizens

    By Pia Christensen, Peter Kraftl, John Horton, Sophie Hadfield-Hill

    Over the past generation or so urban living has dramatically transformed, leading to significant changes in the lives of children and young people growing up today. Rapid urbanisation, formidable physical re-composition of cities, and the huge proliferation of urban populations are refashioning…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15 

  • Early Childhood Education for Muslim Children

    Rationales and practices in South Africa

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

  • Handbook of Children's Rights

    Global and Multidisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Martin D. Ruck, Michele Petersen-Badali, Michael Freeman

    While the notion of young people as individuals worthy or capable of having rights is of relatively recent origin, over the past several decades there has been a substantial increase in both social and political commitment to children’s rights as well as a tendency to grant young people some of the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14 
    Psychology Press

  • Old and new generations in the 21st century

    Shifting landscapes of education

    Edited by Stefan Ramaekers

    The matter of simply living together, on both a global and a local scale, is complicated by the cultural, economic, religious, technological, and ecological challenges that we face in today’s world. An educational-philosophical take on these complexities translates into reflections on, and attempts…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12 

  • Flourishing in the Early Years

    Contexts, practices and futures

    Edited by Zenna Kingdon, Jan Gourd, Michael Gasper

    If young children are to flourish and become happy, confident and motivated learners, they need to develop in an environment that gives them the opportunities and freedom to play and learn, along with the support of parents and practitioners who are flourishing themselves. This invaluable text…

    Paperback – 2016-12-09 

  • Storytelling in Early Childhood

    Enriching language, literacy and classroom culture

    Edited by Teresa Cremin, Rosie Flewitt, Ben Mardell, Joan Swann

    Storytelling in Early Childhood is a captivating book which explores the multiple dimensions of storytelling and story acting and shows how they enrich language and literacy learning in the early years. Foregrounding the power of children’s own stories in the early and primary years, it provides…

    Paperback – 2016-12-08 

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