Early Childhood Products

  • 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

  • Handbook of Early Childhood Education

    Edited by Robert C. Pianta, W. Steven Barnett, Laura M. Justice, Susan M. Sheridan

    Comprehensive and authoritative, this forward-thinking book reviews the breadth of current knowledge about early education and identifies important priorities for practice and policy. Robert C. Pianta and his associates bring together foremost experts to examine what works in promoting all…

    Paperback – 2015-10-12 
    Guilford Press

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Working with Parents, Carers and Families in the Early Years

    The essential guide

    By Teresa Wilson

    Parents have a crucial role in supporting children’s learning, development and well-being. The act of forming effective partnerships with families and carers is a key feature of the Early Years Foundation Stage. Achieving this takes time, reflective practice, skill and a solid understanding of the…

    Paperback – 2015-08-02 
    Routledge

  • Developing Play for the Under 3s

    The Treasure Basket and Heuristic Play, 3rd Edition

    By Anita M. Hughes

    We currently live in a two dimensional world of tapping and sliding fingers on screens, but babies and young children need to touch, taste, smell, shake and bang three dimensional objects in order to develop thinking and learning skills. The Treasure Basket and Heuristic play approach is all about…

    Paperback – 2015-07-29 
    Routledge

  • Psychoeducational Assessment of Preschool Children

    4th Edition

    This fourth edition of Psychoeducational Assessment of Preschool Children continues the mission of its predecessors—to provide both academics and practitioners with a comprehensive and up-to-date guide to the assessment of young children. Long recognized as the standard text and reference in…

    Paperback – 2015-06-07
    Routledge

  • LGBT Diversity and Inclusion in Early Years Education

    By Deborah Price, Kath Tayler

    Children and families come in all shapes and sizes, as do members of staff. LGBT Diversity and Inclusion in Early Years Education will support practitioners in thinking about LGBT issues in relation to their early years practice. It examines the history of equalities legislation and the diversity…

    Paperback – 2015-05-19
    Routledge
    Diversity and Inclusion in the Early Years

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