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  • Outdoor Learning in the Early Years

    Management and Innovation, 4th Edition

    By Helen Bilton

    Offering a complete guide to creating effective outdoor environments this book covers every aspect of outdoor learning and fully explains the importance of outdoor play to children’s development. This fourth edition has been thoroughly updated and features new chapters on inclusion and the under…

    Paperback – 2018-09-15 

  • The Sociology of Early Childhood

    Young Children’s Lives and Worlds

    By Yarrow Andrew, Jennifer Fane

    The Sociology of Early Childhood brings a new perspective to the field of early childhood education, offering insights into how children's diverse backgrounds shape their life chances. This book will be invaluable for all early childhood educators and students, who want to explore the complexities…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10 

  • The Lifework and Legacy of Iona and Peter Opie

    Research into Children’s Play

    Edited by Julia Bishop, June Factor

    Iona and Peter Opie were 20th century pioneers. Their research and writing focused on the folklore of British children – their games, rhymes, riddles, secret languages and every variety of the traditions and inventions of the children’s collective physical and verbal play. Such closely observed,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-24 

  • Engaging Young Children in Mathematical Routines

    Connecting Math with State Standards in Pre-K and Kindergarten

    Edited by Jeanne White, Linda Dauksas

    Engaging Young Children in Mathematical Routines is a guide for teachers and childcare professionals working at the Pre-K and Kindergarten levels that focuses on engagement with state standards for mathematics such as the CCSS-M and more. You will learn how to support young children mathematically,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15 

  • Digital Childhood

    Technology, New Media and Children's Culture

    By Jan Pettersen

    Based upon recent research and empirical inquiry, this text highlights and questions the myths and facts behind the controversial concept of young children accessing technology, and looks at the effects of screen-based media on the child in what the author describes as ‘digital contagion’. Situated…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15 

  • The British Betrayal of Childhood

    Challenging Uncomfortable Truths and Bringing About Change

    By Al Aynsley-Green

    In this highly topical book Sir Al Aynsley-Green questions why the outcomes for the UK’s children in health, education, social care, and poverty are the worst in the developed world, and shows with global comparisons, how UK government policy has been failing children on a grand scale. As a call to…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10 

  • Early Childhood Education Redefined

    Reflections and Recommendations on the Impact of Start Right

    Edited by Pat Preedy, Kay Sanderson, Sir Christopher Ball

    Probing the shortcomings of contemporary early years provision, whilst offering practical and informed solutions, Early Childhood Education Redefined at once celebrates the progress made in this field since the publication of the ‘Start Right Report’ (1994), whilst also calling for further changes…

    Paperback – 2018-08-08 

  • Developing Creativity and Curiosity Outdoors

    How to Extend Creative Learning in the Early Years

    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 – 2018-08-07 

  • Animals in Early Childhood Education

    By Diahann Gallard

    This book is a research-based text about animals in early childhood education for researchers, academics and postgraduate students. It includes philosophical, historical and socio-political ideas about animals in early childhood education. Written from a pragmatic perspective, the author outlines…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

  • Be Realistic

    Demand the Impossible

    By Helen Penn

    Through the lens of celebrated academic Professor Helen Penn, via her various roles of teacher, social worker, campaigner, researcher and writer, this book reflects on perennial issues present in the complex field of early childhood education. It is an exploration of the nature of learning and the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30 
    Contesting Early Childhood

  • Routledge International Handbook of Froebel and Early Childhood Practice

    Re-articulating Research and Policy

    Edited by Tina Bruce, Peter Elfer, Sacha Powell, Louie Werth

    A major influence on the education of young children since the late 19th century, the philosophical and practical tenets of Frobelian early childhood education require urgent re-articulation in light of current debate and developments in research and policy. This seminal Handbook responds to this…

    Hardback – 2018-07-23 
    Routledge International Handbooks of Education

  • Advanced Work-based Practice in the Early Years

    A Guide for Students

    Edited by Samantha McMahon, Mary Dyer

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 

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