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  • Creating Communities in Early Years Settings

    Supporting children and families

    By Debbie Chalmers

    Creating Communities in Early Years Settings encourages and supports all early years practitioners who work with children and their families within the Early Years Foundation Stage. Offering advice, ideas and strategies for developing an early learning community, this book provides clear guidance…

    Paperback – 2015-11-04 
    Routledge

  • Educating Young Children through Natural Water

    How to use coastlines, rivers and lakes to promote learning and development

    By Judit Horvath

    Coastlines, rivers and natural waters have a huge amount to offer young children, providing a unique environment for their learning and development. The environment and its almost daunting size touches something deep within the children and – surprisingly – the large space brings them closer…

    Paperback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Childhood Sexuality and AIDS Education

    The Price of Innocence

    By Deevia Bhana

    Primary schoolchildren are frequently shielded from education on sexuality and sexually transmitted diseases in an effort to protect their innocence. In countries like South Africa, where AIDS is particularly widespread, it is especially important to address prevention with younger boys and girls…

    Hardback – 2015-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Gender and Sexuality in Education

  • Learning Relations (Routledge Revivals)

    By Doreen Grant

    Dissatisfied with the effects of schooling on children from low-income families, Doreen Grant left her post as head of a secondary school in Liverpool and turned to research for solutions to this perennial social problem. This is a popular account of her involvement with under-privileged Glaswegian…

    Paperback – 2015-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Science inside the Child

    The story of what happens when we're growing up

    By Sara Meadows

    This engaging book presents some of the ways in which science can describe and explain how and why children develop in the way they do. It looks at children’s individual development within the development of our species, at genes, at the hormone systems that flood our bodies, at the neuroscience of…

    Paperback – 2015-09-16 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Early Years Education across the UK

    Comparing practice in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales

    Edited by Diane Boyd, Nicky Hirst

    The four nations of the UK each have distinctive policy and curricula in relation to Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC). This new textbook offers a comprehensive look at early years education in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, bringing the curriculum frameworks for each…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge

  • Parenting in Global Perspective

    Negotiating Ideologies of Kinship, Self and Politics

    Edited by Charlotte Faircloth, Diane M. Hoffman, Linda L. Layne

    Drawing on both sociological and anthropological perspectives, this volume explores cross-national trends and everyday experiences of ‘parenting’. Parenting in Global Perspective examines the significance of ‘parenting’ as a subject of professional expertise, and activity in which adults are…

    Paperback – 2015-08-31 
    Routledge
    Relationships and Resources

  • Youth and Inequality in Education

    Global Actions in Youth Work

    Edited by Michael Heathfield, Dana Fusco

    The transition to adulthood for many is mediated by class, culture, and local/global influences on identity. This volume analyzes the global injustices that create inequities and restrict future opportunities for young people during this transitional time, including poverty, unemployment, human…

    Hardback – 2015-08-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

  • Philosophical Perspectives on Play

    Edited by Malcolm MacLean, Wendy Russell, Emily Ryall

    Philosophical Perspectives on Play builds on the disciplinary and paradigmatic bridges constructed between the study of philosophy and play in The Philosophy of Play (Routledge, 2013) to develop a richer understanding of the concept and nature of play and its relation to human life and value. Made…

    Hardback – 2015-08-26 
    Routledge

  • Assessment and Evaluation for Transformation in Early Childhood

    Edited by Júlia Formosinho, Christine Pascal

    Assessment and Evaluation for Transformation in Early Childhood establishes a new, democratic and participatory approach to assessment and evaluation in early childhood. By analysing the practice of assessment and evaluation within early childhood pedagogy, it provides a clear theoretical and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-25 
    Routledge
    Towards an Ethical Praxis in Early Childhood

  • Princesses, Dragons and Helicopter Stories

    Storytelling and story acting in the early years

    By Trisha Lee

    Stories and fantasy play engage all young children and help them to draw connections and make sense of the world. MakeBelieve Arts Helicopter Stories are tried, tested and proven to have a significant impact on children’s literacy and communication skills, their confidence and social and emotional…

    Paperback – 2015-08-16 
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Early Childhood Teacher Education

    Edited by Leslie J. Couse, Susan L. Recchia

    This handbook synthesizes both contemporary research and best practices in early childhood teacher education, a unique segment of teacher education defined by its focus on child development, the role of the family, and support for all learners. The first volume of its kind, the Handbook of Early…

    Paperback – 2015-08-11 
    Routledge

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