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  • Getting Boys Up and Running in the Early Years

    Creating stimulating places and spaces for learning, 1st Edition

    By Julie Cigman

    Getting Boys Up and Running in the Early Years addresses the fact that boys do less well than girls in all areas of learning in the Early Years and continue to lag behind girls in assessments throughout their school careers. This book draws on current research to provide practical advice on ways in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge

  • Spiritual Experiences in Early Childhood Education

    Four Kindergarteners, One Classroom, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Mata

    Spirituality is frequently avoided in the public school classroom in an attempt to prevent controversy. However, by ignoring, preventing, or discounting spirituality, educators can also inhibit children’s spiritual development. Based on qualitative research and interactions with both children and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge

  • Taking the First Steps Outside

    Under threes learning and developing in the natural environment, 1st Edition

    By Helen Bilton, Gabriela Bento, Gisela Dias

    Can one be too young to play outside? This unique and compelling book charts the experiences of a group of under-three-year-olds as they explore their natural outdoor environment, followed by caring and attentive adults. It deconstructs the myths that underestimate under threes and celebrates the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-07
    Routledge

  • Apps, Technology and Younger Learners

    International evidence for teaching, 1st Edition

    Edited by Natalia Kucirkova, Garry Falloon

    This book provides an in-depth analysis of the challenges, potential and theoretical possibilities of apps and considers the processes of change for education and home learning environments. Drawing together a diverse team of international contributors, it addresses the specific features, context…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • Preschool and Early Childhood Treatment Directions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maribeth Gettinger, Stephen N. Elliott, Thomas R. Kratochwill

    The provision of early childhood educational and psychological services has been an area of considerable growth over the past 25 years. As a result of far-reaching trends in both public policy and clinical practices, there is a growing need for professionals appropriately trained to address the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge
    School Psychology Series

  • Unsettling the Colonial Places and Spaces of Early Childhood Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw, Affrica Taylor

    Unsettling the Colonial Places and Spaces of Early Childhood Education uncovers and interrogates some of the inherent colonialist tensions that are rarely acknowledged and often unwittingly rehearsed within contemporary early childhood education. Through building upon the prior postcolonial…

    Paperback – 2016-09-28
    Routledge
    Changing Images of Early Childhood

  • Encounters With Materials in Early Childhood Education

    1st Edition

    By Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw, Sylvia Kind, Laurie L. M. Kocher

    Encounters with Materials in Early Childhood Education rearticulates understandings of materials—blocks of clay, sheets of paper, brushes and paints—to formulate what happens when we think with materials and apply them to early childhood development and classrooms. The book develops ways of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-20
    Routledge

  • Narrative Inquiry in Early Childhood and Elementary School

    Learning to Teach, Teaching Well, 1st Edition

    By Stephanie Sisk-Hilton, Daniel R. Meier

    As top-down educational reform policies at local and national levels increasingly isolate teachers from their own professional and instructional agency, and stultify children’s passion for learning, new techniques are needed for understanding and transforming educational practices. Narrative…

    Paperback – 2016-09-20
    Routledge

  • Exploring the Contexts for Early Learning

    Challenging the school readiness agenda, 1st Edition

    By Rory McDowall Clark

    The concept of ‘readiness for school’ is attractive to policy-makers, but many academics, researchers and practitioners argue that an early start to formal learning may be misguided. This book introduces readers to an increasing body of evidence which demonstrates that young children need…

    Paperback – 2016-09-19
    Routledge
    TACTYC

  • Reclaiming Early Childhood Literacies

    Narratives of Hope, Power, and Vision, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard J Meyer, Kathryn F. Whitmore

    At a time when literacy has become more of a political issue than a research or pedagogical one, this volume refocuses attention on work with young children that places them at the center of their literacy worlds. Drawing on robust and growing knowledge which is often marginalized because of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-19
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Children as Consumers

    The changing status of childhood and young adulthood, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cyndy Hawkins

    Children are significant consumers of services such as health, welfare, educational institutions and the environment. Alongside this, the marketization of childhood means that children are exposed to advertising and marketing through a wide range of media on a daily basis. Examining key debates on…

    Paperback – 2016-09-02
    Routledge

  • Philosophy for Children

    Theories and praxis in teacher education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Babs Anderson

    Philosophy for Children (P4C) is a movement that teaches reasoning and argumentative skills to children of all ages. This book looks at the progress that P4C has made in the UK in addressing issues of literacy, critical thinking, PSHE, education for sustainable development and wider issues such as…

    Paperback – 2016-08-25
    Routledge

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