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  • Developing Attachment in Early Years Settings

    Nurturing secure relationships from birth to five years, 2nd Edition

    By Veronica Read

    Providing an accessible introduction to attachment thinking, this practical book offers early years practitioners’ advice on translating attachment principles into practice in their settings. It clearly explains how knowledge about attachment theory underpins everyday practice and highlights the…

    Paperback – 2014-05-09
    Routledge

  • Play Out

    How to develop your outside space for learning and play, 1st Edition

    By Learning through Landscapes

    Do you know how to manage physical risks and encourage children to go out and test their own boundaries without fear or failure? How can you create a stimulating outdoor area that offers irresistible learning opportunities for young children? Does your outdoor learning environment support young…

    Paperback – 2014-04-24
    Routledge

  • Transformative Change and Real Utopias in Early Childhood Education

    A story of democracy, experimentation and potentiality, 1st Edition

    By Peter Moss

    Early childhood education and care is a major policy issue for national governments and international organisations. This book contests two stories, both infused by neoliberal thinking, that dominate early childhood policy making today - ‘the story of quality and high returns’ and ‘the story of…

    Paperback – 2014-04-16
    Routledge
    Contesting Early Childhood

  • Leading and Supporting Early Years Teams

    A practical guide, 1st Edition

    By Deborah Price, Cathy Ota

    How a staff team works together and how effective and cohesive they are impacts significantly on the children that they care for as well as having implications for the general early years practice and the success of the business of the setting. Drawing together theory and practice this book…

    Paperback – 2014-04-16
    Routledge

  • Learning and Teaching Early Math

    The Learning Trajectories Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Douglas H. Clements, Julie Sarama

    In this important book for pre- and in-service teachers, early math experts Douglas Clements and Julie Sarama show how "learning trajectories" help diagnose a child’s level of mathematical understanding and provide guidance for teaching. By focusing on the inherent delight and curiosity behind…

    Paperback – 2014-04-14
    Routledge
    Studies in Mathematical Thinking and Learning Series

  • The Building Blocks of Early Maths

    Bringing key concepts to life for 3-6 year olds, 1st Edition

    By Elaine Bennett, Jenny Weidner

    Young children need to develop and understand the core basic concepts in mathematics before they can move forward in their mathematical learning. Without these solid foundations, they are more likely to have gaps in their knowledge and require intervention in their primary years. This new book…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge

  • Resourcing Early Learners

    New Networks, New Actors, 1st Edition

    By Sue Nichols, Jennifer Rowsell, Helen Nixon, Sophia Rainbird

    The landscape of early childhood education and care is changing. Governments world-wide are assuming increasing authority in relation to child-rearing in the years before school entry, beyond the traditional role in assisting parents to do the best they can by their children. As part of a social…

    Paperback – 2014-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Autism and the Social World of Childhood

    A sociocultural perspective on theory and practice, 1st Edition

    By Carmel Conn

    A key issue for researchers and practitioners is how to support the social engagement of children with autism in ordinary, everyday social processes that are transactional in nature and involve mixed groups of children, with and without autism, in rich and varied relationships. Autism and the…

    Paperback – 2014-02-20
    Routledge

  • Assessment and Documentation in Early Childhood Education

    1st Edition

    By Maarit Alasuutari, Ann-Marie Markström, Ann-Christine Vallberg-Roth

    Documentation in early childhood education is typically seen as a means to enhance the quality of care and education, and as a way to take account of the child’s view.   Assessment and Documentation in Early Childhood Education considers the increasing trend towards systematic child documentation…

    Paperback – 2014-01-16
    Routledge

  • Children, Spirituality, Loss and Recovery

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joyce E. Bellous

    The book demonstrates the hopeful stance the young take in response to ordinary suffering and significant trauma when adults talk with them about their losses. Its underlying themes convey the truth that loss and recovery are normal in the process of growing to maturity. It examines the strength of…

    Paperback – 2013-12-12
    Routledge

  • Childhood and Emotion

    Across Cultures 1450-1800, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claudia Jarzebowski, Thomas Max Safley

    How did children feel in the Middle Ages and early modern times? How did adults feel about the children around them? This collection addresses these fundamental but rarely asked questions about social and family relations by bringing together two emerging fields within cultural history – childhood…

    Paperback – 2013-12-05
    Routledge

  • Creating a Space to Grow

    Developing your enabling environment outdoors, 2nd Edition

    By Gail Ryder Richardson

    Is your outdoor area working? Do you want to make changes but are not sure where to start? Creating a Space to Grow guides you through the process of changing and developing the outdoor environment of your early years setting to maximise the learning potential that these areas can offer. Packed…

    Paperback – 2013-10-10
    Routledge

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