Early Childhood Products

  • Young Children's Community Building in Action

    Embodied, Emplaced and Relational Citizenship, 1st Edition

    By Louise Gwenneth Phillips, Jenny Ritchie, Lavina Dynevor, Jared Lambert, Kerryn Moroney

    Rethinking the concepts of citizenship and community in relation to young children, this groundbreaking text examines the ways in which indigenous understandings and practices applied in early childhood settings in Australia and New Zealand, encourage young children to demonstrate their care and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Contesting Early Childhood

  • Empowering Early Childhood Educators

    International Pedagogies as Provocation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Naomi McLeod, Patricia Giardiello

    This forward-thinking text challenges educators to think about and question the purpose of education and explores international understandings of the role played by early years professionals in promoting participatory, ethical and reflexive practice which benefits children as independent decision…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge

  • Decolonizing Place-Based Pedagogies in Early Childhood Education

    1st Edition

    By Fikile Nxumalo

    This book brings attention to the urgent need for early childhood education to critically encounter and pedagogically respond to the entanglements of environmentally damaged places, anti-blackness and settler colonial legacies. Drawing from the author’s multi-year participatory action research with…

    Paperback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge

  • The Physical Development Needs of Young Children

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Duncombe

    With growing concerns over declining levels of school readiness and physical activity, this book outlines the importance of quality early movement experiences and explores the connection between poor early physical development opportunities and later difficulties in the classroom. The book…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07 
    Routledge

  • Challenging Early Learning

    Helping Young Children Learn How to Learn, 1st Edition

    By James Nottingham, Jill Nottingham

    What are the goals of early years education? A lot of people ask this question and receive answers ranging from keeping children safe; introducing them to the values of society; encouraging a love of language; giving them experience of socialising, harmonising, and behaving appropriately. This book…

    Paperback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge

  • Nurturing Nature and the Environment with Young Children

    Children - Elders - Earth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janice Kroeger, Casey Myers

    This book, at the intersection of early childhood and reconceptualising practice, looks at how practitioners, theorists and teachers are supporting young children to care about the environment differently. Despite the current popularity of post-human perspectives, in social science more broadly…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23 
    Routledge

  • Exploring Maths through Stories and Rhymes

    Active Learning in the Early Years, 1st Edition

    By Janet Rees

    This practical book is packed with tried-and-tested activities which draw on popular stories and rhymes, and use everyday materials and objects to help young children develop their understanding and enjoyment of mathematical concepts. By relating ideas of number, shape, size and pattern to…

    Paperback – 2019-05-22 
    Routledge

  • Supporting Language and Emotional Development in the Early Years through Reading

    Handbook and Six 'Pip and Bunny' Picture Books, 1st Edition

    By Maureen Glynn

    This invaluable resource comprises a set of six ‘Pip and Bunny’ picture books with accompanying professional guide and downloadable online content; all carefully written and illustrated to support language and emotional development through reading. By inspiring conversation and fueling the young…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Multiage Education

    1st Edition

    By Sandra J. Stone, Kathleen G. Burriss

    Presenting a compelling case for changing our system of education from a graded, curriculum-centered approach to a multiage, child-centered approach, Understanding Multiage Education is a comprehensive exploration of the philosophy and foundations of multiage education. Veteran educators Stone and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Pedagogic Documentation in Early Childhood Education

    Revealing and Reflecting on High Quality Learning and Teaching, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joao Formosinho, Jan Peeters

    Much more than simply recording events, pedagogical documentation is a revolutionary educational approach which enables practitioners to capture and understand the ways in which children learn and think. Exploring the use of pedagogic documentation across five different cultures, this book offers a…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16 
    Routledge
    Towards an Ethical Praxis in Early Childhood

  • A Practical Guide to Action Research and Teacher Inquiry

    Making a Difference in the Early Years, 1st Edition

    By Amanda Ince, Eleanor Kitto

    This accessible guide will be an invaluable resource for early years practitioners looking to make a positive difference in their settings by using action research or teacher enquiry. Guiding readers through the practical steps, issues and potentials of conducting research in a variety of early…

    Paperback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge

  • The Philosophy of Play as Life

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wendy Russell, Emily Ryall, Malcolm MacLean

    It is now widely acknowledged that play is central to our lives. As a phenomenon, play poses important questions of reality, subjectivity, competition, inclusion and exclusion. This international collection is the third in a series of books (including The Philosophy of Play and Philosophical…

    Paperback – 2019-03-25 
    Routledge

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