Early Childhood Products

  • Storytelling in Early Childhood

    Enriching language, literacy and classroom culture

    Edited by Teresa Cremin, Rosie Flewitt, Ben Mardell, Joan Swann

    Storytelling in Early Childhood is a captivating book which explores the multiple dimensions of storytelling and story acting and shows how they enrich language and literacy learning in the early years. Foregrounding the power of children’s own stories in the early = and primary years, it provides…

    Paperback – 2016-12-08 
    Routledge

  • Exploring Children’s Learning

    3 – 11 years

    Edited by Christine Ritchie

    Exploring Children’s Learning: 3 – 11 years is essential reading for those passionate about supporting children in learning environments from Early Years to Key Stage 2. By combining learning with important aspects of a broad curriculum content it will stimulate and enhance your passion for…

    Paperback – 2016-12-08 
    Routledge

  • Getting Boys Up and Running in the Early Years

    Creating stimulating places and spaces for learning

    By Julie Cigman

    Getting Boys Up and Running in the Early Years addresses the fact that boys do less well than girls in all areas of learning in the Early Years and continue to lag behind girls in assessments throughout their school careers. This book draws on current research to provide practical advice on ways in…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge

  • Working Together in Children's Services

    2nd Edition

    By Damien Fitzgerald, Janet Kay

    The importance of interagency cooperation within children’s services has been highlighted within recent government strategy, including the Every Child Matters agenda, the development of Children’s Centres and the expansion of Extended Schools. Following tragic cases such as Victoria Climbie, the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge

  • Building Knowledge in Early Childhood Education

    Young Children Are Researchers

    By Jane Murray

    Early childhood practitioners often experience challenges in being confident enough to make high quality judgements about young children’s own constructions of knowledge. This book presents research findings suggesting how everyday activities undertaken by young children expose the many ways they…

    Paperback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    TACTYC

  • Visual Methods in the Field

    Photography for the Social Sciences

    By Terence Heng

    The use of images, particularly photography, has been steadily gaining popularity in academia, but there has not yet been a book that deals with the act and process of photo-taking in the field. Drawing upon 21 years of photographic experience and sociological research, Terence Heng’s immersive and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Flourishing in the Early Years

    Contexts, practices and futures

    Edited by Zenna Kingdon, Jan Gourd, Michael Gasper

    If young children are to flourish and become happy, confident and motivated learners, they need to develop in an environment that gives them the opportunities and freedom to play and learn, along with the support of parents and practitioners who are flourishing themselves. This invaluable text…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Elemental Play and Outdoor Learning

    Young children's playful connections with people, places and things

    By Annie Woods

    Providing a fresh approach to examining development in the Early Years, this book draws together well established ideas and theories based on outdoor play experiences and connects them to spiritual development in children. Elemental Play and Outdoor Learning considers socio-cultural perspectives,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17 
    Routledge

  • Old and new generations in the 21st century

    Shifting landscapes of education

    Edited by Stefan Ramaekers

    The matter of simply living together, on both a global and a local scale, is complicated by the cultural, economic, religious, technological, and ecological challenges that we face in today’s world. An educational-philosophical take on these complexities translates into reflections on, and attempts…

    Hardback – 2016-11-07 
    Routledge

  • Taking the First Steps Outside

    Under threes learning and developing in the natural environment

    By Helen Bilton, Gabriela Bento, Gisela Patricia Martins Dias

    Can one be too young to play outside? This unique and compelling book charts the experiences of a group of under three year olds as they explore their natural outdoor environment, followed by caring and attentive adults. It deconstructs the myths that underestimate under threes and celebrates the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-27 
    Routledge

  • Apps, Technology and Younger Learners

    International evidence for teaching

    Edited by Natalia Kucirkova, Garry Falloon

    This book provides an in-depth analysis of the challenges, potential and theoretical possibilities of apps and considers the processes of change for education and home learning environments. Drawing together a diverse team of international contributors, it addresses the specific features, context…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17 
    Routledge

  • Exploring the Contexts for Early Learning

    Challenging the school readiness agenda

    By Rory McDowall Clark

    The concept of ‘readiness for school’ is attractive to policy-makers, but many academics, researchers and practitioners argue that an early start to formal learning may be misguided. This book introduces readers to an increasing body of evidence which demonstrates that young children need…

    Paperback – 2016-09-20 
    Routledge
    TACTYC

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