Early Childhood Products

  • Places for Two-year-olds in the Early Years

    Supporting Learning and Development

    Edited by Jan Georgeson, Verity Campbell-Barr

    Grounded in recent research on the challenges of working with two-year-olds, Places for Two-year-olds in the Early Years explores how this often-overlooked age group is presented in policy and practice, and discusses why working with two-year-olds can be both exciting and highly rewarding. The book…

    Paperback – 2018-01-04 

  • Reclaiming the Early Years

    Keeping it unique

    Edited by Elaine Bennett

    Written by an expert team of early years practitioners and consultants, this book explores key themes to show what the very best child-centred provision looks like in practice. It clearly explains the vital role of play for holistic learning and how this can be promoted through enabling…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 

  • Celebrating Children’s Learning

    Assessment Beyond Levels in the Early Years

    Edited by Julian Grenier, Sue Finch, Caroline Vollans

    In response to growing pressure on early years practitioners to adopt a ‘tick-box’ approach to recording children’s progress, Celebrating Children’s Learning sets out a bold, alternative vision for assessment in the early years. Drawing upon an inspiring collaboration between London nursery schools…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21 

  • Young Children’s Experimental Cookery

    By Elizabeth Carruthers, Carole Keane, Jo Ingleby

    Young Children’s Experimental Cookery encourages Early Years practitioners and teachers to take an innovative and creative approach to introducing young children to food and cooking. The book addresses wider issues such as healthy eating and food preparation skills, but also moves beyond the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 

  • In Search of Social Justice

    John Bennett’s lifetime contribution to early childhood policy and practice

    Edited by Nóirín Hayes, Mathias Urban

    The book commemorates the life and work of John Bennett and his contribution to early childhood education. With influence on policy, research and practice globally he has shown how the rights and well-being of children and families can be brought onto national and international policy agendas…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14 

  • Meaning Making in Early Childhood Research

    Pedagogies and the Personal

    Edited by Jeanne Marie Iorio, Will Parnell

    Meaning Making in Early Childhood Research asks readers to rethink research in early childhood education through qualitative research practices reflective of arts-based pedagogies. This collection explores how educators and researchers can move toward practices of meaning-making in early…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14 
    Changing Images of Early Childhood

  • Values in Early Childhood Education

    Citizenship for Tomorrow

    Edited by Eva Johansson, Johánna Einarsdottir

    Based on extensive research in early childhood education and care, Values in Early Childhood Education contributes to the much-needed dialogue between research, theoretical positions and methodologies in values education. Values are recognised as diverse, spanning from care values and discipline,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-07 
    Towards an Ethical Praxis in Early Childhood

  • Early Childhood Education and Care for Sustainability

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Valerie Huggins, David Evans

    This innovative and timely book explores issues and concerns surrounding Education for Sustainable Development in early childhood, providing a range of perspectives on how we can live and promote more healthy, just and sustainable lives. It examines the professional responsibility of early years…

    Paperback – 2017-11-23 

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-11-19 

  • Understanding Child Development

    Psychological Perspectives and Applications, 2nd Edition

    By Sara Meadows

    Sara Meadows is senior lecturer in Education at the Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol, UK…

    Paperback – 2017-11-17 

  • The Voice of the Child

    How to Listen Effectively to Young Children

    By Julia Maria Gouldsboro

    If we want children to be successful, confident, independent learners, we need to relearn the skill of truly listening. The Voice of the Child builds on a number of theories which recognise the importance of interacting with, and listening to, the children in our care, and demonstrates how these…

    Paperback – 2017-11-13 

  • Immersion Education in the Early Years

    Edited by Tina Hickey, Anne-Marie de Mejía

    Worldwide, more parents are opting for immersion pre-schooling for their children in order to benefit from its linguistic, educational, and cultural benefits. This immersion can be either bilingual or monolingual, aimed at early second language learning, or at language maintenance – offering…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 

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