Early Childhood Products

  • Challenging Early Learning

    Helping Young Children Learn How to Learn, 1st Edition

    By James Nottingham, Jill Nottingham

    What are the goals of Early Years education? A lot of people ask this question and receive answers ranging from keeping children safe; introducing them to the values of society; encouraging a love of language; giving them experience of socialising, harmonising and behaving appropriately. This book…

    Paperback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge

  • Nurturing Nature and the Environment with Young Children

    Children, Elders, Earth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janice Kroeger, Casey Y Myers, Katy Morgan

    This book, at the intersection of early childhood and reconceptualizing practice, looks at how practitioners, theorists, and teachers are supporting young children to care about the environment differently. Despite the current popularity of post-human perspectives, in social science more broadly…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23 
    Routledge

  • Early Childhood Education and Care Quality in Europe and the USA

    Issues of Conceptualization, Measurement and Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Konstantina Rentzou, Ruslan Slutsky

    This book captures information about early childhood education and care (ECEC) policies and practices in different countries and aims to question the degree to which these countries have managed to meet the needs of children, families, and the ECEC workforce. The book illustrates how different…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Pedagogic Documentation in Early Childhood Education

    Revealing and Reflecting on High Quality Learning and Teaching, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joao Formosinho, Jan Peeters

    Much more than simply recording events, pedagogical documentation is a revolutionary educational approach that enables practitioners to capture and understand the ways in which children learn and think. Exploring the use of pedagogic documentation across five different cultures, this book…

    Paperback – 2019-05-16 
    Routledge
    Towards an Ethical Praxis in Early Childhood

  • The Philosophy of Play as Life

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wendy Russell, Emily Ryall, Malcolm MacLean

    It is now widely acknowledged that play is central to our lives. As a phenomenon, play poses important questions of reality, subjectivity, competition, inclusion and exclusion. This international collection is the third in a series of books (including The Philosophy of Play and Philosophical…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Multiage Education

    1st Edition

    By Sandra J. Stone, Kathleen G. Burriss

    Presenting a compelling case for changing our system of education from a graded, curriculum-centered approach to a multiage, child-centered approach, Understanding Multiage Education is a comprehensive exploration of the philosophy and foundations of multiage education. Veteran educators Stone and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-08 
    Routledge

  • Communication for the Early Years

    A Holistic Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julie Kent, Moira Moran

    Speech, language, and communication are key to young children’s well-being and development. At a time when communication contexts and modalities are becoming increasingly complex and multifaceted, this key text considers how pedagogical approaches, environments, and interactions can be used to…

    Paperback – 2019-05-02 
    Routledge

  • Early Childhood Curriculum in Chinese Societies

    Policies, Practices, and Prospects, 1st Edition

    By Weipeng Yang, Hui Li

    Although Chinese societies have generally become striking as the classic over-achievers in international measures of academic performance, there has been no specialised publication exploring early childhood curriculum in Chinese contexts. Through this book, readers will learn more about how the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

  • Rethinking Play as Pedagogy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sophie Alcock, Nicola Stobbs

    The conceptualisation and practice of play is considered core to early childhood pedagogy. In this essential text, contributors from a range of countries and cultures explore how play might be defined, encouraged and interpreted in early childhood settings and practice. Rethinking Play as Pedagogy…

    Paperback – 2019-03-14
    Routledge
    Thinking About Pedagogy in Early Childhood Education

  • Essential Skills for Managers of Child-Centred Settings

    3rd Edition

    By Shelly Newstead, Emma Isles-Buck

    Managers in child-centred settings need to be able to draw on a wide range of personal and professional skills to ensure that they are providing the best possible service. Now in its third edition, Essential Skills for Managers of Child-Centred Settings looks at how you can develop the key…

    Paperback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge

  • Inspiring Learning Through Cooking

    1st Edition

    By Suzie Strutt

    Cooking provides children with a wealth of opportunities to discover new materials and processes; develop their physical and social skills; and lead their own learning. Helping teachers and practitioners make the most of the valuable learning opportunities that cooking offers, this book provides…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • Listening to Children's Advice about Starting School and School Age Care

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sue Dockett, Johanna Einarsdottir, Bob Perry

    Reflecting the importance of drawing on children’s perspectives to shape professional practice, this book offers a nuanced approach to understanding the aims, implications and practicalities of accessing and incorporating children’s perspectives in pedagogial practices relating to transitions.…

    Paperback – 2019-03-01
    Routledge
    Towards an Ethical Praxis in Early Childhood

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