Early Childhood Products

  • 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

  • Gender Diversity and Inclusion in Early Years Education

    By Kath Tayler, Deborah Price

    How can we support children to reach their full potential and not be constrained by gender expectations? Are gender roles fixed at birth or do they develop through experiences? Gender Diversity and Inclusion in Early Years Education introduces practitioners to key aspects of gender in the early…

    Paperback – 2016-05-11 
    Routledge
    Diversity and Inclusion in the Early Years

  • 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 – 2016-05-04 
    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 – 2016-04-25 
    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 – 2016-04-21 
    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 – 2016-04-20 
    Routledge
    Towards an Ethical Praxis in Early Childhood

  • 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 – 2016-04-14 
    Routledge

  • Literacy, Storytelling and Bilingualism in Asian Classrooms

    Edited by Alice Sterling Honig

    Contrary to previously held beliefs that bilingualism wonder hinder cognitive and language development in children, research has shown that bilingual children show enhanced cognitive flexibility and an ability to better focus their attention. This book explores both emergent literacy and…

    Hardback – 2016-03-29 
    Routledge

  • The Sesame Effect

    The Global Impact of the Longest Street in the World

    Edited by Charlotte F. Cole, June H. Lee

    The Sesame Effect details the wide-ranging work of Sesame Workshop and its productions across the world. With an emphasis on impact and evidence from research on projects in low- and middle-income countries, the book tells the stories behind the development of an international family of Muppet…

    Paperback – 2016-03-17 
    Routledge

  • Child Cultures, Schooling, and Literacy

    Global Perspectives on Composing Unique Lives

    Edited by Anne Haas Dyson

    Through analysis of case studies of young children (ages 3 to 8 years), situated in different geographic, cultural, linguistic, political, and socioeconomic sites on six continents, this book examines the interplay of childhoods, schooling, and, literacies. Written language is situated within…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Routledge

  • The Early Years Handbook for Students and Practitioners

    An essential guide for the foundation degree and levels 4 and 5

    Edited by Lyn Trodd

    The Early Years Handbook for Students and Practitioners is a comprehensive and accessible course text for all students studying at levels 4 and 5, including on Foundation Degrees and Early Childhood Studies degrees. Designed and written by the Chair of the SEFDEY (Sector-Endorsed Foundation Degree…

    Paperback – 2016-02-10
    Routledge

  • Examining Levels of Involvement in the Early Years

    Engaging with children’s possibilities

    Edited by Annie Woods

    Examining Levels of Involvement in the Early Years studies the theory and rationale behind using young children’s levels of involvement as a tool for enhancing their experiential learning in diverse settings by exploring values, beliefs, ideology, resourcefulness and environmental contexts.…

    Paperback – 2016-01-14
    Routledge

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