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  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-20
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Childhoods in India

    Traditions, Trends and Transformations, 1st Edition

    Edited by T. S. Saraswathi, Shailaja Menon, Ankur Madan

    This book highlights the significance of an interdisciplinary approach to understanding children and childhoods in the Indian context. While it is recognised that multiple kinds of childhoods exist in India, policy and practice approaches to working with children are still based on a singular model…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge India

  • Challenging the School Readiness Agenda in Early Childhood Education

    1st Edition

    By Miriam B. Tager

    Challenging the normative paradigm that school readiness is a positive and necessary objective for all young children, this book asserts that the concept is a deficit-based practice that fosters the continuation of discriminatory classifications. Tager draws on findings of a qualitative study to…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

  • Supporting Language and Emotional Development in the Early Years through Reading

    1st Edition

    By Maureen Glynn

    This invaluable resource comprises a set of six ‘Pip and Bunny’ picture books with accompanying professional guide and downloadable online content; all carefully written and illustrated to support language and emotional development through reading. By inspiring conversation and fueling the young…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01
    Routledge
    Supporting Language and Emotional Development in the Early Years through Reading

  • Decolonizing Place in Early Childhood Education

    1st Edition

    By Fikile Nxumalo

    This book draws attention to the urgent need for early childhood education to critically encounter and pedagogically respond to the entanglements of environmentally damaged places, anti-blackness, and settler colonial legacies. Drawing from the author’s multi-year participatory action research with…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31
    Routledge
    Indigenous and Decolonizing Studies in Education

  • Deafness, Development and Literacy

    1st Edition

    By Alec Webster

    Originally published in 1986. Deafness is not just a deprivation of sound, but a barrier to normal social interaction and learning. There are likely to be children with some degree of hearing loss in every primary classroom, so it is important that teachers know how to help them. This book gives a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Reading

    A Basic Guide for Parents and Teachers, 1st Edition

    By Pamela McKeown

    Originally published in 1974. This is an enlightening guide to the teaching of reading in response to the desire to motivate children to read and write, and rapidly and permanently teach them these techniques. It gives an account of the modern methods of teaching these skills, based on the natural…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Reading and Loving

    1st Edition

    By Leila Berg

    Originally published in 1977. Learning to read is probably the central educational achievement of any child's life. It is also a central concern for parents and teachers. Leila Berg, known for her work in children's literature, believes that the enjoyment of books and the acquisition of reading and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • The Development of School-based Literacy

    A Social Ecological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Pellegrini, Lee Galda

    Originally published in 1998. This book presents a model of social-contextual influences on children’s literacy and literate language. Literate language is similar to the language teachers use and to the language used in reading books for young children. Based on a longitudinal study in homes and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Parental Involvement in Children's Reading

    1st Edition

    Edited by Keith Topping, Sheila Wolfendale

    Parental involvement in children's education is a subject of growing interest and recent legislation in both the UK and USA has given formal recognition of parents’ rights. Learning to read is an obvious area where parents can do a great deal to help, and some schools have had programmes for…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • The Physical Development Needs of Young Children

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Duncombe

    With growing concerns over declining levels of school readiness and physical activity, this book highlights the importance of quality early movement experiences and explores the connection between poor early Physical Development opportunities and later difficulties in the classroom.  The book…

    Paperback – 2019-05-24
    Routledge

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