Early Childhood Products

  • Creativity and Creative Pedagogies in the Early and Primary Years

    Edited by Teresa Cremin

    Whilst recognition of the role and nature of creativity and interest in creative pedagogical practice has grown, tensions persist at several levels, particularly in accountability cultures, where international comparisons of literacy, numeracy and science frame, shape and often limit policy,…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Research in Early Childhood Education

    Qualitative and Quantitative Methods

    Edited by Nancy File, Jennifer J. Mueller, Debora Basler Wisneski, Andrew J. Stremmel

    Understanding Research in Early Childhood Education: Quantitative and Qualitative Methods prepares readers to be informed consumers of early childhood research. Rather than following the traditional format of covering quantitative and qualitative methods separately, this innovative textbook offers…

    Paperback – 2016-07-25 
    Routledge

  • Young Children in a Digital Age

    Supporting learning and development with technology in early years

    Edited by Lorraine Kaye

    Young children are born into a digital world and it is not unusual to see preschool children intuitively swiping screens and confidently pressing buttons. There is much debate about the impact of the increased access to technology on young children’s health and wellbeing with claims that it damages…

    Paperback – 2016-07-21 
    Routledge

  • Communicating with Children from Birth to Four Years

    By Debbie Chalmers

    Developing Children’s Communication from Birth to Four Years is an encouraging guide for practitioners and students working with young children in the Early Years Foundation Stage, which will also appeal to parents and family carers. Providing a clear outline of children’s needs, responses and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-11 
    Routledge

  • Philosophy and Pedagogy of Early Childhood

    Edited by Sandy Farquhar, E. Jayne White

    In recent years, new discourses have emerged to inform the philosophy and pedagogy of early childhood. This collection brings together contributions from leading scholars in early childhood education, and each chapter engages with the critical task of reformulating early childhood education and the…

    Hardback – 2016-06-17 
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • Adventure Education

    Fun games and activities for children and young people

    By Linda Ritson

    This essential guide promotes learning through activity-centred adventure experiences, providing skill development, social education and personal development for practitioners, teachers, support staff and youth groups. This book offers advice and practical guidance on planning, setting up and…

    Paperback – 2016-06-13 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Collaboration Among Professionals, Students, Families, and Communities

    Effective Teaming for Student Learning

    By Stephen B. Richards, Catherine Lawless Frank, Mary-Kate Sableski, Jackie 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 – 2016-04-19
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-04-06
    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 – 2016-04-05
    Routledge

  • The Complete Companion for Teaching and Leading Practice in the Early Years

    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 – 2016-04-05
    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 – 2016-04-04
    Routledge
    Towards an Ethical Praxis in Early Childhood

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