Early Childhood Products

  • Childhood Sexuality and AIDS Education

    The Price of Innocence, 1st Edition

    By Deevia Bhana

    Primary schoolchildren are frequently shielded from education on sexuality and sexually transmitted diseases in an effort to protect their innocence. In countries like South Africa, where AIDS is particularly widespread, it is especially important to address prevention with younger boys and girls…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Gender and Sexuality in Education

  • Spatial Intelligence

    Why It Matters from Birth through the Lifespan, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Ness, Stephen J. Farenga, Salvatore G. Garofalo

    Spatial Intelligence examines public and professional conceptions of the relationships between thinking about spatial attributes and active engagement in spatially related constructions and designs. Even though children’s and adolescents’ spatial propensities in constructive activities parallel the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • Building Knowledge in Early Childhood Education

    Young Children Are Researchers, 1st Edition

    By Jane Murray

    A focal point of early childhood education is how young children build knowledge and the ways that practitioners, parents and carers can help them to do so. Many adults find it challenging to identify what knowledge young children are building and how they do so, making it difficult to support…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge
    TACTYC

  • Learning from Picturebooks

    Perspectives from child development and literacy studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer, Jörg Meibauer, Kerstin Nachtigäller, Katharina J. Rohlfing

    Picturebooks, understood as a series of meaningful text-picture relations, are increasingly acknowledged as an autonomous sub-genre of children’s literature. Being highly complex aesthetic products, their use is deeply embedded in specific situations of joint attention between a caregiver and a…

    Paperback – 2017-04-12
    Routledge
    Explorations in Developmental Psychology

  • The Outdoor Classroom Ages 3-7

    Using Ideas From Forest Schools to Enrich Learning, 2nd Edition

    By Karen Constable

    Emphasising the importance of continuity for young children, The Outdoor Classroom Ages 3–7 practically demonstrates how early years settings and schools can maximise the learning potential of the outdoor environment. Fully updated to take into account the revised EYFS and Key Stage 1 curricula and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    Routledge

  • Year One in Action

    A Month-by-Month Guide to Taking Early Years Pedagogy into KS1, 1st Edition

    By Anna Ephgrave

    Children are ‘hard-wired’ to learn and they learn best by being active and autonomous – exploring, discovering, creating and taking risks, in other words, by playing. However, formal, subject specific lessons and a focus on data, targets and unrealistic expectations are causing young children to be…

    Paperback – 2017-03-07
    Routledge

  • Philosophical Perspectives on Play

    1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm MacLean, Wendy Russell, Emily Ryall

    Philosophical Perspectives on Play builds on the disciplinary and paradigmatic bridges constructed between the study of philosophy and play in The Philosophy of Play (Routledge, 2013) to develop a richer understanding of the concept and nature of play and its relation to human life and value. Made…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • Understanding Behaviour in Early Years Settings

    Supporting Personal, Social and Emotional Development from 0–5, 1st Edition

    By Hannah Mortimer

    Everything we learn, every way we influence others and every relationship we form hangs around a complex interplay of behaviours, feelings and thoughts. This practical book explores the factors that influence children’s behaviour in the early years, enabling practitioners, parents and carers to…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge

  • Child-Initiated Play and Learning

    Planning for possibilities in the early years, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Annie Woods

    Child-Initiated Play and Learning shows how a creative approach to learning that allows for spontaneous adventures in play through child-led projects can lead to rich learning experiences that build on children’s own interests. This second edition has been fully updated in light of policy and…

    Paperback – 2017-01-17
    Routledge

  • Using Characters and Themes to Inspire Early Learning

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By Jo Ayers, Louise Robson

    Offering an approach that is tried, tested and proven to work, this book supports practitioners in planning and resourcing a series of topics based around popular themes and interests in the early years. Each topic is open-ended and introduced in the form of a problem that the children have to…

    Paperback – 2016-12-19
    Routledge

  • Storytelling in Early Childhood

    Enriching language, literacy and classroom culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Teresa Cremin, Rosie Flewitt, Ben Mardell, Joan Swann

    Storytelling in Early Childhood is a captivating book which explores the multiple dimensions of storytelling and story acting and shows how they enrich language and literacy learning in the early years. Foregrounding the power of children’s own stories in the early and primary years, it provides…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

  • Getting Boys Up and Running in the Early Years

    Creating stimulating places and spaces for learning, 1st Edition

    By Julie Cigman

    Getting Boys Up and Running in the Early Years addresses the fact that boys do less well than girls in all areas of learning in the Early Years and continue to lag behind girls in assessments throughout their school careers. This book draws on current research to provide practical advice on ways in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge

6Series in Early Childhood

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