Early Childhood Products

  • Princesses, Dragons and Helicopter Stories

    Storytelling and story acting in the early years, 1st Edition

    By Trisha Lee

    Stories and fantasy play engage all young children and help them to draw connections and make sense of the world. MakeBelieve Arts Helicopter Stories are tried, tested and proven to have a significant impact on children’s literacy and communication skills, their confidence and social and emotional…

    Paperback – 2015-08-11
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Early Childhood Teacher Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Leslie J. Couse, Susan L. Recchia

    This handbook synthesizes both contemporary research and best practices in early childhood teacher education, a unique segment of teacher education defined by its focus on child development, the role of the family, and support for all learners. The first volume of its kind, the Handbook of Early…

    Paperback – 2015-08-05
    Routledge

  • Developing Play for the Under 3s

    The Treasure Basket and Heuristic Play, 3rd Edition

    By Anita M. Hughes

    We currently live in a two dimensional world of tapping and sliding fingers on screens, but babies and young children need to touch, taste, smell, shake and bang three dimensional objects in order to develop thinking and learning skills. The Treasure Basket and Heuristic play approach is all about…

    Paperback – 2015-07-29
    Routledge

  • LGBT Diversity and Inclusion in Early Years Education

    1st Edition

    By Deborah Price, Kath Tayler

    Children and families come in all shapes and sizes, as do members of staff. LGBT Diversity and Inclusion in Early Years Education will support practitioners in thinking about LGBT issues in relation to their early years practice. It examines the history of equalities legislation and the diversity…

    Paperback – 2015-05-20
    Routledge
    Diversity and Inclusion in the Early Years

  • An Encounter with Reggio Emilia

    Children and adults in transformation, 2nd Edition

    By Linda Kinney, Pat Wharton

    The documentation of young children's learning plays a vital role in the pre-schools of Reggio Emilia. This leading edge approach to bringing record-keeping and assessment into the heart of young children's learning is envied and emulated by educators around the world. The fully revised 2nd…

    Paperback – 2015-05-18
    Routledge

  • Montessori for the New Millennium

    Practical Guidance on the Teaching and Education of Children of All Ages, Based on A Rediscovery of the True Principles and Vision of Maria Montessori, 1st Edition

    By Roland A. Lubie Wentworth, Felix Wentworth

    Although Montessori's name is almost universally known in education circles today, and there are countless nursery schools throughout the world using the "Montessori Method," the real core of her thinking has remained largely misunderstood. Most people regard the method as a system for the…

    Paperback – 2015-05-07
    Routledge

  • Psychological Perspectives on Early Childhood Education

    Reframing Dilemmas in Research and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan L. Golbeck

    The field of early childhood education and the science of psychology have a long and closely intertwined history. The study of young children's learning within school contexts provides a test of developmental theory while at the same time identifies the limits of psychology for informing practice.…

    Paperback – 2015-05-07
    Routledge
    Rutgers Invitational Symposium on Education Series

  • Spatial Reasoning in the Early Years

    Principles, Assertions, and Speculations, 1st Edition

    By Brent Davis, Spatial Reasoning Study Group

    Over the past several years, "spatial reasoning" has gained renewed prominence among mathematics educators, as spatial skills are proving to be not just essential to mathematical understanding but also strong predictors of future success beyond the classroom in fields such as science, technology,…

    Paperback – 2015-04-15
    Routledge

  • Geography in the Primary School (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By John Bale

    First published in 1987, this title provides primary school teachers with ideas by which geographical skills and ideas can be introduced in the primary school. John Bale shows how teachers can build on children’s ‘private geographies’ with practical learning strategies, examining approaches to the…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Nursery Year in Action

    Following children’s interests through the year, 1st Edition

    By Anna Ephgrave

    Child-led learning in the early years allows children to thrive while making accelerated progress. Young children learn and develop best when they are in a stimulating environment which is carefully organised and equipped to meet their needs, interests and stages of development, and where each…

    Paperback – 2015-04-01
    Routledge

  • Play and Creativity in Art Teaching

    1st Edition

    By George Szekely

    In Play and Creativity in Art Teaching, esteemed art educator George Szekely draws on his two classic volumes, Encouraging Creativity in Art Lessons and From Play to Art, to create a new book for new times. The central premise is that art teachers are not only a source of knowledge about art but…

    Paperback – 2015-03-17
    Routledge

  • Developing High Quality Observation, Assessment and Planning in the Early Years

    Made to measure, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Sancisi, Margaret Edgington

    What is meant by high quality observation in the early years? How do you devise effective next steps for young children that build on their interests? How do you ensure that you meet the needs of all the children in your care? Offering a fresh approach, this practical toolkit offers a complete…

    Paperback – 2015-03-03
    Routledge

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