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  • Exploring Poetry with Young Children

    Sharing and creating poems in the early years

    By Ann Watts

    With the increased focus on children’s language in early years education, poetry can be a valuable tool in enhancing speaking, listening and communication. This book provides practitioners with a guide on how and where to start with using poetry with children. Combined with practical suggestions on…

    Paperback – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Children, Youth and Development

    2nd Edition

    By Nicola Ansell

    The new updated edition of Children, Youth and Development explores the varied ways in which global processes in the form of development policies, economic and cultural globalisation, and international agreements interact with more locally specific practices to shape the lives of young people…

    Paperback – 2016-08-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Creativity and Creative Pedagogies in the Early and Primary Years

    Edited by Teresa Cremin

    Whilst recognition of the role and nature of creativity and interest in creative pedagogical practice has grown, tensions persist at several levels, particularly in accountability cultures, where international comparisons of literacy, numeracy and science frame, shape and often limit policy,…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Research in Early Childhood Education

    Quantitative and Qualitative Methods

    By Nancy File, Jennifer J. Mueller, Debora Basler Wisneski, Andrew J. Stremmel

    Understanding Research in Early Childhood Education: Quantitative and Qualitative Methods prepares readers to be informed consumers of early childhood research. Rather than following the traditional format of covering quantitative and qualitative methods separately, this innovative textbook offers…

    Paperback – 2016-07-25 
    Routledge

  • Young Children in a Digital Age

    Supporting learning and development with technology in early years

    Edited by Lorraine Kaye

    Young children are born into a digital world and it is not unusual to see preschool children intuitively swiping screens and confidently pressing buttons. There is much debate about the impact of the increased access to technology on young children’s health and wellbeing with claims that it damages…

    Paperback – 2016-07-21 
    Routledge

  • Communicating with Children from Birth to Four Years

    By Debbie Chalmers

    Developing Children’s Communication from Birth to Four Years is an encouraging guide for practitioners and students working with young children in the Early Years Foundation Stage, which will also appeal to parents and family carers. Providing a clear outline of children’s needs, responses and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-11 
    Routledge

  • Philosophy and Pedagogy of Early Childhood

    Edited by Sandy Farquhar, E. Jayne White

    In recent years, new discourses have emerged to inform the philosophy and pedagogy of early childhood. This collection brings together contributions from leading scholars in early childhood education, and each chapter engages with the critical task of reformulating early childhood education and the…

    Hardback – 2016-06-17 
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • Border-crossing in Education

    Historical perspectives on transnational connections and circulations

    Edited by Joëlle Droux, Rita Hofstetter

    Border-crossing in Education comprises a series of case studies covering a variety of cultural areas, in order to reveal the density of connections and exchanges that inform educational practices, policies, and systems. It attaches particular importance to individual and collective actors that…

    Hardback – 2016-06-16 
    Routledge

  • Adventure Education

    Fun games and activities for children and young people

    By Linda Ritson

    This essential guide promotes learning through activity-centred adventure experiences, providing skill development, social education and personal development for practitioners, teachers, support staff and youth groups. This book offers advice and practical guidance on planning, setting up and…

    Paperback – 2016-06-13 
    Routledge

  • Early Childhood Playgrounds

    Planning an outside learning environment

    By Prue Walsh

    The outdoor play environment has an integral role to play in a child’s learning across the pivotal early childhood years. An outside space that is well designed allows for enriching, stimulating and challenging play experiences that meet children’s ongoing developmental needs. Early Childhood…

    Paperback – 2016-05-11 
    Routledge

  • LGBTQ Voices in Education

    Changing the Culture of Schooling

    Edited by Veronica E. Bloomfield, Marni E. Fisher

    LGBTQ Voices in Education: Changing the Culture of Schooling addresses the ways in which teachers can meet the needs of LGBTQ students and improve the culture surrounding gender, sexuality, and identity issues in formal learning environments. Written by experts from a variety of backgrounds…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge

  • Collaboration Among Professionals, Students, Families, and Communities

    Effective Teaming for Student Learning

    By Stephen B. Richards, Catherine Lawless Frank, Mary-Kate Sableski, Jackie M. Arnold

    Collaboration Among Professionals, Students, Families, and Communities provides a foundation for understanding concepts of collaborative learning along with strategies for the application of collaborative skills in teaching. The book moves logically from issues of macro-collaboration (district and…

    Paperback – 2016-04-19
    Routledge

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