Early Childhood Products

  • Transforming Children's Spaces

    Children's and Adults' Participation in Designing Learning Environments, 1st Edition

    By Alison Clark

    How can young children play an active role in developing the design of learning environments? What methods can be used to bring together children’s and practitioners’ views about their environment? What insights can young children offer into good designs for these children’s spaces? With the…

    Paperback – 2010-02-22

  • A History of Children's Play and Play Environments

    Toward a Contemporary Child-Saving Movement, 1st Edition

    By Joe L. Frost

    Children’s play throughout history has been free, spontaneous, and intertwined with work, set in the playgrounds of the fields, streams, and barnyards. Children in cities enjoyed similar forms of play but their playgrounds were the vacant lands and parks. Today, children have become increasingly…

    Paperback – 2009-10-27

  • A Handbook of Children and Young People's Participation

    Perspectives from Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barry Percy-Smith, Nigel Thomas

    A Handbook of Children and Young People's Participation brings together key thinkers and practitioners from diverse contexts across the globe to provide an authoritative overview of contemporary theory and practice around children’s participation. Promoting the participation of children and young…

    Paperback – 2009-08-11

  • Learning and Teaching Early Math

    The Learning Trajectories Approach, 1st Edition

    By Douglas H. Clements, Julie Sarama

    In this important new book for pre- and in-service teachers, early math experts Douglas Clements and Julie Sarama show how "learning trajectories" help teachers become more effective professionals. By opening up new windows to seeing young children and the inherent delight and curiosity behind…

    Hardback – 2009-03-12
    Studies in Mathematical Thinking and Learning Series

  • Early Childhood Mathematics Education Research

    Learning Trajectories for Young Children, 1st Edition

    By Julie Sarama, Douglas H. Clements

    This important new book synthesizes relevant research on the learning of mathematics from birth into the primary grades from the full range of these complementary perspectives. At the core of early math experts Julie Sarama and Douglas Clements's theoretical and empirical frameworks are learning…

    Paperback – 2009-03-12
    Studies in Mathematical Thinking and Learning Series

  • Multimedia and Literacy Development

    Improving Achievement for Young Learners, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adriana G. Bus, Susan B. Neuman

    Representing the state of the art in multimedia applications and their promise for enhancing early literacy development, this volume broadens the field of reading research by looking beyond print-only experiences to young readers’ encounters with multimedia stories on the Internet and DVD.…

    Paperback – 2008-09-04

  • Diversities in Early Childhood Education

    Rethinking and Doing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Celia Genishi, A. Lin Goodwin

    This collection, edited by leaders in the field of early childhood and multicultural education, is a valuable resource for those studying and working with young children. Chapters emphasize the relationship between theory, research, and practice, and provide illustrations of equitable and…

    Paperback – 2007-10-29
    Changing Images of Early Childhood

  • Algebra in the Early Grades

    1st Edition

    Edited by James J. Kaput, David W. Carraher, Maria L. Blanton

    This volume is the first to offer a comprehensive, research-based, multi-faceted look at issues in early algebra. In recent years, the National Council for Teachers of Mathematics has recommended that algebra become a strand flowing throughout the K-12 curriculum, and the 2003 RAND Mathematics…

    Paperback – 2007-09-14
    Studies in Mathematical Thinking and Learning Series

  • Play and Literacy in Early Childhood

    Research From Multiple Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Kathleen A. Roskos, James F. Christie

    This volume presents studies and research syntheses on the significance of play in the literacy development of young children and pushes the study of play and literacy into new areas. Children’s play is under serious attack that puts it in a precarious position in today’s brave new world dominated…

    Paperback – 2007-06-26

  • Critical Issues in Early Literacy

    Research and Pedagogy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yetta Goodman, Prisca Martens

    This volume adds in important ways to understanding the power and complexity of the forces in the lives of children that impact their literacy learning. The critical issues presented emerge from interpretivist research and thinking practices that are constructivist in nature. The chapters by…

    Paperback – 2007-03-27

  • Early Childhood Qualitative Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by J. Amos Hatch

    How can qualitative researchers make the case for the value of their work in a climate that emphasizes so-called "scientifically-based research?" What is the future of qualitative research when such approaches do not meet the narrow criteria being raised as the standard? In this timely collection,…

    Paperback – 2006-11-14
    Changing Images of Early Childhood

  • Shift to the Future

    Rethinking Learning with New Technologies in Education, 1st Edition

    By Nicola Yelland

    New technologies are dramatically changing the face of education and the nature of childhood itself. In Shift to the Future, Nicola Yelland examines the ways in which these technologies are reshaping the social, personal, and educational experiences of childhood, and explores the curricular…

    Paperback – 2006-10-05
    Changing Images of Early Childhood

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