Early Childhood Products

  • Using Festivals to Inspire and Engage Young Children

    A month-by-month guide, 1st Edition

    By Alison Davies

    Religious events and cultural celebrations form an important part of societies throughout the world. They are key to social development and understanding, for celebrating diversity, as well as finding common ground. Covering a wide range of festivals from around the world, this book shows…

    Paperback – 2013-08-29

  • Pioneers in Early Childhood Education

    The roots and legacies of Rachel and Margaret McMillan, Maria Montessori and Susan Isaacs, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Giardiello

    Rachel and Margaret McMillan, Maria Montessori and Susan Isaacs have had a major impact on contemporary early years curriculum theory and practice. This new book, introduces students and practitioners to the ideas, philosophies and writings of these key early thinkers in early childhood education…

    Paperback – 2013-08-22

  • Exploring childhood in a comparative context

    An introductory guide for students, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mabel Ann Brown, Jon White

    Exploring Childhood in a Comparative Context meets an increasing need for students focusing on early childhood to be familiar with alternative practices in other countries. Providing a ready-made source of information about a wide range of countries including Finland, the Netherlands, the United…

    Paperback – 2013-08-16

  • Negotiating Adult-Child Relationships in Early Childhood Research

    1st Edition

    By Deborah Albon, Rachel Rosen

    Negotiating Adult–Child Relationships in Early Childhood Research presents a substantive critique of technicist and neoliberal approaches to ethics through an exploration of the complicated and often ‘messy’ situations faced in negotiating relationships in research with children. Despite growing…

    Paperback – 2013-08-16

  • Early Childhood Curriculum

    A Constructivist Perspective, 2nd Edition

    By Nancy Amanda Branscombe, Jan Gunnels Burcham, Kathryn Castle, Elaine Surbeck

    Through its unique integration of curriculum and learning principles, Early Childhood Curriculum: A Constructivist Perspective, 2nd Edition fosters authentic, developmentally appropriate practice for both preschool and early elementary classrooms. The constructivist format of this book encourages…

    Paperback – 2013-08-09

  • Exploring ADHD

    An ethnography of disorder in early childhood, 1st Edition

    By Simon Bailey

    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the most commonly diagnosed psychiatric condition of childhood worldwide, yet the medical and psychological perspectives that dominate our understandings of ADHD present problems in their reductive understanding of the condition. Exploring ADHD…

    Paperback – 2013-06-20

  • Young Children Becoming Curriculum

    Deleuze, Te Whāriki and curricular understandings, 1st Edition

    By Marg Sellers

    This book contests a tradition and convention in educational thinking that dichotomises children and curriculum, by developing the notion of re(con)ceiving children in curriculum. By presenting an innovative research project, in which she worked with children to share their understandings of the…

    Paperback – 2013-05-31
    Contesting Early Childhood

  • Planning for Schematic Learning in the Early Years

    A practical guide, 1st Edition

    By Karen Constable

    Edited by Sandy Green

    What are schemas and why should you know about them? How can schemas be identified in young children? What does schematic learning look like and how does it meet the needs of individual children? All children are different, they look different, sound different, behave in different ways and…

    Paperback – 2013-05-24

  • International Perspectives on Transition to School

    Reconceptualising beliefs, policy and practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kay Margetts, Anna Kienig

    With increasing attention given by governments and policy makers to children’s transition to school, and the associated need for educators, families and communities to be supported in the process, changes are often required to existing structures and pedagogy. This book is framed around the…

    Paperback – 2013-05-13

  • The Family Context of Parenting in Children's Adaptation to Elementary School

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip A. Cowan, Carolyn Pape Cowan, Jennifer C. Ablow, Vanessa Kahn Johnson, Jeffrey R. Measelle

    The Family Context of Parenting in Children's Adaptation to Elementary School is a result of a longitudinal prevention study of 100 families begun the year before their first children entered kindergarten. Each family went through an assessment and then a subset was randomly chosen for group…

    Paperback – 2013-05-03
    Monographs in Parenting Series

  • Outdoor Learning through the Seasons

    An essential guide for the early years, 1st Edition

    By Ann Watts

    Outdoor play experiences have a crucial role in young children’s learning and development and should be a daily part of their lives. Planning and facilitating rich play and learning opportunities outside can, however, be challenging, especially in difficult weather conditions. Outdoor Learning…

    Paperback – 2013-04-30

  • Young Children, Pedagogy and the Arts

    Ways of Seeing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Felicity McArdle, Gail Boldt

    Young Children, Pedagogy and the Arts is an innovative text that describes practices and research that cross all five strands of the arts—visual, drama, music, dance, and media—and illuminates ways of understanding children and their arts practices that go beyond the common traditions. The book:…

    Paperback – 2013-04-12
    Changing Images of Early Childhood

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