Early Childhood Products

  • 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

  • Challenging the School Readiness Agenda in Early Childhood Education

    1st Edition

    By Miriam B. Tager

    Challenging the normative paradigm that school readiness is a positive and necessary objective for all young children, this book asserts that the concept is a deficit-based practice that fosters the continuation of discriminatory classifications. Tager draws on findings of a qualitative study to…

    Hardback – 2017-03-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

  • 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

  • Math Instruction for Students with Learning Problems

    2nd Edition

    By Susan Perry Gurganus

    Math Instruction for Students with Learning Problems, Second Edition provides a research-based approach to mathematics instruction designed to build confidence and competence in pre- and in-service PreK–12 teachers. This core textbook addresses teacher and student attitudes toward mathematics,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-03
    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

  • Placements and Work-based Learning in Education Studies

    An introduction for students, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jim Hordern, Catherine A. Simon

    Written specifically for education studies students, this accessible text offers a clear introduction to placements and work-based learning, providing an insight into work in schools and education settings. Including case studies to illustrate the diversity of placements and workplace…

    Paperback – 2017-01-20
    Routledge
    Foundations of Education Studies

  • 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

  • Flourishing in the Early Years

    Contexts, practices and futures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zenna Kingdon, Jan Gourd, Michael Gasper

    If young children are to flourish and become happy, confident and motivated learners, they need to develop in an environment that gives them the opportunities and freedom to play and learn, along with the support of parents and practitioners who are flourishing themselves. This invaluable text…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15
    Routledge

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