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  • Understanding the Steiner Waldorf Approach

    Early Years Education in Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Janni Nicol, Jill Tina Taplin

    This fully revised edition of Understanding the Steiner Waldorf Approach is a much needed source of information for those wishing to extend and consolidate their understanding of the Steiner Waldorf early childhood approach. It enables the reader to analyse the essential elements of the Steiner…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge
    Understanding the… Approach

  • Disability and Inclusion in Early Years Education

    Edited by Chris Collett

    Disability and Inclusion in Early Years Education supports practitioners in understanding and implementing inclusive practice relating to disability in Early Years education. Offering a detailed explanation of recent developments in the field, such as the 2015 SEND Code of Practice, it provides…

    Paperback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge
    Diversity and Inclusion in the Early Years

  • Preschool Teachers’ Lives and Work

    Stories and Studies from the Field

    By Robert V. Bullough, Kendra M. Hall-Kenyon

    Preschool Teachers’ Lives and Work focuses on preschool teachers as people, what they do, and how they are affected by what they do. Highly politicized and hotly debated, preschool today is increasingly focused on comparatively narrow views of school readiness and academic outcomes which are…

    Paperback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge

  • Learning with Music

    Games and Activities for the Early Years

    By Frances Turnbull

    Learning with Music offers an accessible introduction to music education theory for those working in the early years. Using real case studies and rich examples, the book provides practical suggestions to develop the formative ideas of music education, such as melody, rhythm, pulse and timbre, into…

    Paperback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Sustainability in Early Childhood Education

    Case Studies and Approaches from Across the UK

    Edited by Diane Boyd, Nicky Hirst, John Siraj-Blatchford

    This unique book explores research related to education for sustainability within early childhood education in the United Kingdom. Divided into the four Home Nations, it examines what education for sustainability looks like in practice, discusses the different application and positions of each…

    Paperback – 2017-08-18 
    Routledge

  • Researching Play from a Playwork Perspective

    Edited by Pete King, Shelly Newstead

    Play is of critical importance to the well-being of children across the globe, a fact reflected in Article 31 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. Yet existing literature on the subject is largely confined to discussing play from a developmental, educational or psychological…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge
    Advances in Playwork Research

  • Self-Regulaton in Education

    By Jeffrey A. Greene

      Self-regulation in education is a familiar and important topic for all educators: professors, administrators, teachers, researchers, journalists, and scholars. As educational standards require that students take control of what and how they learn, self-regulation skills are essential to…

    Paperback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge
    Ed Psych Insights

  • Early Childhood Pedagogies

    Creating Spaces for Young Children to Flourish

    Edited by Jane Murray

    Diverse international perspectives on the ways in which young children’s learning and care may be supported converge in this book. Traversing the field of early childhood education and care from its established philosophical underpinnings to 21st century research, policies, and practices, the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-25 
    Routledge

  • Promoting British Values in the Early Years

    How to Foster a Sense of Belonging

    By Julia Maria Gouldsboro

    Promoting British Values in the Early Years explores what is meant by British values and how these can be promoted in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). The book encourages practitioners to reflect on their own attitudes and beliefs and highlights the importance of parents, children and…

    Paperback – 2017-07-25 
    Routledge

  • The Bridge to School

    Aligning Teaching with Development for Ages Four to Six

    By Claire Bainer, Liisa Hale, Gail Myers

    The Bridge to School provides concise, targeted information for teachers who work in Pre-K or Transitional Kindergarten settings, covering both the why and the how of play in classrooms, along with insights into how the normal development of 4-to-6-year-olds is manifested and how teachers can…

    Paperback – 2017-07-24 
    Routledge

  • Nordic Dialogues on Children and Families

    Edited by Susanne Garvis, Elin Eriksen Ødegaard

    This book brings together key authors from the Nordic countries (Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark and Iceland) to discuss theoretical and empirical research on families and children. Sharing the Nordic perspective from each of the five countries, the book highlights key ideas within and across the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-21 
    Routledge
    Evolving Families

  • Working with Children Aged 0–3 and Their Families

    The Pen Green Approach

    Edited by Tracy Gallagher, Cath Arnold

    This inspiring book shows how Early Years staff can support the best possible practice for children under three and their families whilst making use of the limited funding available. Promoting the idea of infants as powerful learners, the authors focus on 0-3 years as the vital first phase of…

    Paperback – 2017-07-17 
    Routledge
    Pen Green Books for Early Years Educators

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