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  • Understanding Child Development

    Psychological Perspectives and Applications, 2nd Edition

    By Sara Meadows

    Understanding Child Development introduces the main areas of developmental psychology in childhood. Drawing on content which first appeared in ‘Understanding Child Development’, published in 1986, the book includes new bases of evidence and offers an interdisciplinary approach to the subject.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-17

  • Early Childhood Education and Care for Sustainability

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Valerie Huggins, David Evans

    This innovative and timely book explores issues and concerns surrounding Education for Sustainable Development in early childhood, providing a range of perspectives on how we can live and promote more healthy, just and sustainable lives. It examines the professional responsibility of Early Years…

    Paperback – 2017-11-09

  • Wise Words: How Susan Isaacs Changed Parenting

    1st Edition

    By Caroline Vollans

    "Harassed" writes: "Your answers to correspondents are exceedingly clear, and when I read them I say, ‘That is just the answer I should think of’, though I believe I should have great difficulty when it came actually to putting it into words! However, I cannot answer my own problems, so will you…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26

  • The Voice of the Child

    How to Listen Effectively to Young Children, 1st Edition

    By Julia Maria Gouldsboro

    If we want children to be successful, confident, independent learners, we need to relearn the skill of truly listening. The Voice of the Child builds on a number of theories which recognise the importance of interacting with, and listening, to the children in our care, and demonstrates how these…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25

  • Investigating Emotional, Sensory and Social Learning in Early Years Practice

    1st Edition

    By Sarah Cousins, Wendy Cunnah

    This book explores learning in the early years and emphasises the importance of learning in social contexts, through the senses and within close relationships. It moves away from the focus on ‘learning’ as the acquisition of knowledge, and instead emphasises the importance of personal, social and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-19

  • Poverty and Inclusion in Early Years Education

    1st Edition

    By Mark Cronin, Karen Argent, Chris Collett

    Poverty and Inclusion in Early Years Education will help practitioners to understand the experiences of young children who are living in poverty. It examines the potentially devastating impact of poverty and social exclusion on children’s chances in later life, and considers recent policy and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Diversity and Inclusion in the Early Years

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Young Children’s Thinking and Understanding

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sue Robson, Suzanne Flannery Quinn

     This ground-breaking handbook provides a much-needed, contemporary and authoritative reference text on young children’s thinking. The different perspectives represented in the thirty-nine chapters contribute to a vibrant picture of young children, their ways of thinking and their efforts…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge International Handbooks of Education

  • Safeguarding and Protecting Children in the Early Years

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Steven Burton, James Reid

    This new edition provides a comprehensive guide for safeguarding and child protection in the early years. Aimed at both students and practitioners, it offers clear insight and guidance into the legal and policy foundations for effective safeguarding practice, together with both the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09

  • Mathematics in Early Years Education

    4th Edition

    By Ann Montague-Smith, Tony Cotton, Alice Hansen, Alison J. Price

    This fourth edition of the bestselling Mathematics in Early Years Education provides an accessible introduction to the teaching of mathematics in the early years. Covering all areas of mathematics – number and counting, calculation, pattern, shape, measures and data handling – it provides a wide…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09

  • Work-based Practice in the Early Years

    A Guide for Students, 1st Edition

    Edited by Samantha McMahon, Mary Dyer

    Bringing together the essential theory, research and policy with examples from practice, Work-based Practice in the Early Years: A Guide for Students provides a complete guide to successful work placements for early years students. It makes links to the Occupational Standards for the Early Years…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02

  • Understanding the Steiner Waldorf Approach

    Early Years Education in Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Janni Nicol, Jill Tina Taplin

    This fully revised edition of Understanding the Steiner Waldorf Approach is a much needed source of information for those wishing to extend and consolidate their understanding of the Steiner Waldorf early childhood approach. It enables the reader to analyse the essential elements of the Steiner…

    Paperback – 2017-09-14
    Understanding the… Approach

  • Rethinking Outdoor, Experiential and Informal Education

    Beyond the Confines, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tony Jeffs, Jon Ord

    This book seeks to bring together the two disciplines of informal and outdoor education, and challenges readers to think differently about outdoor and adventure education. It develops core ideas and thinking about informal education within outdoor settings, and explores how its principles and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-13

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