Early Childhood Products

  • Disrupting and Countering Deficits in Early Childhood Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fikile Nxumalo, Christopher P. Brown

    This powerful edited collection disrupts the deficit-oriented discourses that currently frame the field of early childhood education (ECE) and illuminates avenues for critique and opportunities for change. Researchers from across the globe offer their insight and expertise in challenging the logic…

    Paperback – 2019-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Calling All Superheroes: Supporting and Developing Superhero Play in the Early Years

    1st Edition

    By Tamsin Grimmer

    Calling All Superheroes highlights the enormous potential of superhero play in supporting learning and development in early childhood. Using examples from practice, it provides guidance on how to effectively manage and implement superhero play and set appropriate boundaries in early years settings…

    Paperback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge

  • A Practical Guide to Action Research and Teacher Enquiry

    Making a Difference in the Early Years, 1st Edition

    By Amanda Ince, Eleanor Kitto

    This accessible guide will be an invaluable resource for early years practitioners looking to make a positive difference in their settings by using action research or teacher enquiry. Guiding readers through the practical steps, issues and potentials of conducting research in a variety of early…

    Paperback – 2019-08-23 
    Routledge

  • Playing and Learning Outdoors

    The practical guide and sourcebook for excellence in outdoor provision and practice with young children, 3rd Edition

    By Jan White

    Playing and Learning Outdoors shows early years practitioners how to get the very best from outdoor play and learning for the enjoyment, health and education of young children up to age seven. Fully updated to reflect the current status and understandings regarding outdoor provision within early…

    Paperback – 2019-08-23 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Digital Literacies in Early Childhood

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ola Erstad, Rosie Flewitt, Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer, Íris Susana Pires Pereira

    As fast-evolving technologies transform everyday communication and literacy practices, many young children find themselves immersed in multiple digital media from birth. Such rapid technological change has consequences for the development of early literacy, and the ways in which parents and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks of Education

  • Curriculum in Early Childhood Education

    Re-examined, Reclaimed, Renewed, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Jennifer J. Mueller, Nancy File

    Curriculum in Early Childhood Education: Reexamined, Reclaimed, Renewed critically and thoroughly examines key questions, aims and approaches in early childhood curricula. Designed to provide a theoretical and philosophical foundation for examining teaching and learning in the early years, this…

    Paperback – 2019-07-10 
    Routledge

  • Young Children's Community Building in Action

    Embodied, Emplaced and Relational Citizenship, 1st Edition

    By Louise Gwenneth Phillips, Jenny Ritchie, Lavina Dynevor, Jared Lambert, Kerryn Moroney

    Rethinking the concepts of citizenship and community in relation to young children, this groundbreaking text examines the ways in which indigenous understandings and practices applied in early childhood settings in Australia and New Zealand encourage young children to demonstrate their care and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Contesting Early Childhood

  • Children Writing Poems

    Poetic Voices in and out of School, 1st Edition

    By Janine Certo

    This volume demonstrates how the social and instructional worlds that children inhabit influence their poetry writing and performances. Drawing on rich vignettes of students from different racial, ethnic and linguistic backgrounds, it describes and analyzes the work of eight to ten-year-old U.S.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05 
    Routledge

  • Empowering Early Childhood Educators

    International Pedagogies as Provocation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Naomi McLeod, Patricia Giardiello

    This forward-thinking text challenges educators to think about and question the purpose of education and explores international understandings of the role played by early years professionals in promoting participatory, ethical and reflexive practice which benefits children as independent decision…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge

  • The Play Cycle

    Theory, Research and Application, 1st Edition

    By Pete King, Gordon Sturrock

    Twenty years after Gordon Sturrock and the late Perry Else’s Colorado Paper introduced the Play Cycle, it now underpins professional playwork practice, training and education. The Play Cycle: Theory, Research and Application is the first book of its kind to explain the theoretical concept of the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge
    Advances in Playwork Research

  • Multiple Early Childhood Identities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andi Salamon, Angela Chng

    Recognising multiple cultural, ethical and geographical influences which impact on the development of a child’s identity, this insightful text explores the role of early childhood practitioners and settings in nurturing and navigating the child’s sense of being and belonging.   Multiple Early…

    Paperback – 2019-06-21 
    Routledge
    Thinking About Pedagogy in Early Childhood Education

  • Using Innovative Methods in Early Years Research

    Beyond the Conventional, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zeta Brown, Helen Perkins

    Exploring a range of unconventional research methods and considering how these can be used effectively in practice, this accessible textbook encourages the use of innovative approaches to conduct research in early years contexts. Using Innovative Methods in Early Years Research provides key…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge

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