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  • 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

  • Gender Diversity and Inclusion in Early Years Education

    By Kath Tayler, Deborah Price

    How can we support children to reach their full potential and not be constrained by gender expectations? Are gender roles fixed at birth or do they develop through experiences? Gender Diversity and Inclusion in Early Years Education introduces practitioners to key aspects of gender in the early…

    Paperback – 2016-05-11 
    Routledge
    Diversity and Inclusion in the Early Years

  • Collaboration Among Professionals, Students, Families, and Communities

    Effective Teaming for Student Learning

    By Stephen B. Richards, Catherine Lawless Frank, Mary-Kate Sableski, Jacqualine 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 – 2016-05-04 
    Routledge

  • The Early Years Graduate Leader's Complete Companion

    3rd Edition

    By Pam Jarvis, Jane George, Wendy Holland, Jonathan Doherty

    Previously published as The Early Years Professional’s Complete Companion, this new edition has been thoroughly updated and is the essential resource for aspiring and existing leaders of early years practice. Covering a wide range of theoretical and practical concepts, this book helps the reader…

    Paperback – 2016-04-29 
    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 – 2016-04-27 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Physical Development in the Early Years

    Linking bodies and minds

    By Anne O'Connor, Anna Daly

    Understanding Physical Development in the Early Years provides an accessible introduction to the current research and thinking in this area alongside descriptions of everyday practice. It explores the kinds of activities and experiences that promote physical development and offers practical…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21 
    Routledge

  • Pathways to Professionalism in Early Childhood Education and Care

    Edited by Michel Vandenbroeck, Mathias Urban, Jan Peeters

    Pathways to Professionalism in Early Childhood Education and Care is concerned with a growing interest from policy and research in the professionalisation of the early childhood workforce. Illustrated by in-depth case studies of innovative and sustainable pathways to professionalisation, it…

    Paperback – 2016-04-20 
    Routledge
    Towards an Ethical Praxis in Early Childhood

  • Progress, Change and Development in Early Childhood Education and Care

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Elizabeth Coates, Dorothy Faulkner

    In 2000, the Millennium Development Goals set out targets aimed at creating a safer, more prosperous, and more equitable world. If these goals were to be achieved, children’s lives would indeed be transformed. In this collection, achievements against these targets are identified, with each…

    Hardback – 2016-04-14 
    Routledge

  • Parents and Digital Technology

    How to Raise the Connected Generation

    By Suzie Hayman, John Coleman

    Children today are digital natives, growing up in an age where social media and online communication is the norm. This book is an indispensable guide for parents who may feel they are struggling to keep up, addressing the issues that young people and their families face in the world of modern…

    Paperback – 2016-04-04 
    Routledge

  • Vygotsky and Pedagogy

    2nd Edition

    By Harry Daniels

    The Routledge Classic Edition of Daniels’ influential 2001 text Vygotsky and Pedagogy explores the growing interest in Vygotsky and the pedagogic implications of the body of work that is developing under the influence of his theories. With a new preface from Harry Daniels this book explores the…

    Paperback – 2016-04-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Education Classic Edition

  • Rethinking Outdoor, Experiential and Informal Education

    Edited by Jon Ord, Tony Jeffs

    This book explores the nature and purpose of outdoor, experiential and informal education and considers the ways in which this expanding field might exploit the opportunities it offers young people and adults to engage in reflective informal education. Bringing together a wide range of contributors…

    Paperback – 2016-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Literacy, Storytelling and Bilingualism in Asian Classrooms

    Edited by Alice Sterling Honig

    Contrary to previously held beliefs that bilingualism wonder hinder cognitive and language development in children, research has shown that bilingual children show enhanced cognitive flexibility and an ability to better focus their attention. This book explores both emergent literacy and…

    Hardback – 2016-03-29 
    Routledge

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