Early Childhood Products

  • Risk, Challenge and Adventure in the Early Years

    A practical guide to exploring and extending learning outdoors, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn Susan Solly

    What is the difference between ‘risk’ and ‘danger’? What can children learn from taking risks? How can you provide key experiences for children and ensure their safety outdoors? Young children will naturally seek out challenges and take risks and this is crucial to their overall development. This…

    Paperback – 2014-12-17
    Routledge

  • Understanding the Reggio Approach

    Early years education in practice, 3rd Edition

    By Linda Thornton, Pat Brunton

    Understanding the Reggio Approach is a much needed source of information for those wishing to extend and consolidate their understanding of the Reggio Approach. It enables analysis of the essential elements of this particular approach to early childhood teaching and the relationship it holds with…

    Paperback – 2014-12-11
    Routledge
    Understanding the… Approach

  • Early Years Education and Care

    New issues for practice from research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Hay

    What are the new benchmarks for the future in good early years’ provision? What should children and parents expect from practice given recent research evidence on how young children thrive? Developing and managing early years provision has changed significantly over the last few years. Parental…

    Paperback – 2014-12-05
    Routledge

  • Designing Games for Children

    Developmental, Usability, and Design Considerations for Making Games for Kids, 1st Edition

    By Carla Fisher

    When making games for kids, it’s tempting to simply wing-it on the design. We were all children once, right? The reality is that adults are far removed from the cognitive changes and the motor skill challenges that are the hallmark of the developing child. Designing Games for Children, helps you…

    Paperback – 2014-12-03
    Routledge

  • Challenge and Change for the Early Years Workforce

    Working with children from birth to 8, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Ritchie

    The early years sector is going through a period of unprecedented change. This has resulted in significant challenges for the early years workforce and it is crucial that settings, teams, leaders and individual practitioners respond to these if they wish to continue to provide the best care and…

    Paperback – 2014-11-25
    Routledge

  • Bodies as Sites of Cultural Reflection in Early Childhood Education

    1st Edition

    By Rachael S. Burke, Judith Duncan

    Taking the body as a locus for discussion, Rachael S. Burke and Judith Duncan argue not only that implicit cultural practices shape most of the interactions taking place in early childhood curricula and pedagogy but that many of these practices often go unnoticed or unrecognized as being pedagogy.…

    Paperback – 2014-11-20
    Routledge
    Changing Images of Early Childhood

  • Reframing the Emotional Worlds of the Early Childhood Classroom

    1st Edition

    Edited by Samara Madrid, David Fernie, Rebecca Kantor

    This volume examines the emotional world of the early childhood classroom as it affects young children (whose emotional wellbeing is crucial to successful learning), educators (for whom teaching is never a solely cognitive act), parents, and administrators. In a culture where issues such as…

    Paperback – 2014-11-12
    Routledge

  • Bringing the Montessori Approach to your Early Years Practice

    3rd Edition

    By Barbara Isaacs

    Have you ever wondered what the Montessori approach is all about and how it can be used to benefit the young children in your setting? This book explains how the Montessori approach works offering guidance on planning and assessment methods alongside practical activities for practitioners to try.…

    Paperback – 2014-10-24
    Routledge
    Bringing ... to your Early Years Practice

  • Outdoor Play for 1--3 Year Olds

    How to set up and run your own outdoor toddler group, 1st Edition

    By Isabel Hopwood-Stephens

    We are all mindful of the increasing news coverage of outdoor play and its benefits, but how can you go beyond the sandpit and hopscotch to create a magical and creative experience for the children in your care? This book provides all the encouragement you will need to set up and run an outdoor…

    Paperback – 2014-10-07
    Routledge

  • Critical Literacies and Young Learners

    Connecting Classroom Practice to the Common Core, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ken Winograd

    Many pre-service and beginning early childhood teachers question if critical literacy is do-able with young children, particularly in the current top-down educational climate. Critical Literacies and Young Learners shows how it is possible, even in the context of the mandates and pressures so many…

    Paperback – 2014-09-25
    Routledge

  • An ABC of Early Childhood Education

    A guide to some of the key issues, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Smidt

    This unique and engaging resource describes, critiques and analyses the significance of a wide range of contemporary and classic ideas about how young children learn. Organised in a handy A – Z format, best-selling author and early years expert Sandra Smidt: Traces back each idea to the roots of…

    Paperback – 2014-09-25
    Routledge

  • Progress in infancy Research

    Volume 2, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey W. Fagen, Harlene Hayne

    The Progress in Infancy Research Series is dedicated to the presentation of innovative and exciting research on infants, both human and animal. Each volume in the series is designed to stand alone and contains autonomous chapters which are based on high quality programs of research with infants.…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11
    Psychology Press
    Progress in Infancy Research Series

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