Early Years Products

  • The Future of Child Development Lab Schools

    Applied Developmental Science in Action

    Edited by Brent A. McBride, Nancy Barbour

    Child development laboratory schools are found on college and university campuses throughout the U.S. Over the last century, they have acquired a long, rich history. Originally seen as settings for the new field of child study in the early 1900s, their functions have evolved over time. These…

    Paperback – 2016-11-01 
    Psychology Press

  • Taking the First Steps Outside

    Under threes learning and developing in the natural environment

    By Helen Bilton, Gabriela Bento, Gisela Patricia Martins 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 – 2016-10-27 
    Routledge

  • Deconstructing Developmental Psychology

    3rd Edition

    By Erica Burman

    In this completely revised and updated edition, Deconstructing Developmental Psychology interrogates the assumptions and practices surrounding the psychology of child development, providing a critical evaluation of the role and contribution of developmental psychology within social practice. Since…

    Paperback – 2016-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Art Therapy in the Early Years

    Therapeutic interventions with infants, toddlers and their families

    Edited by Julia Meyerowitz-Katz, Dean Reddick

    Art therapy with infants, toddlers and their families is an exciting and developing area of practice. With contributions from Australia, the United Kingdom and Spain, Art Therapy in the Early Years has an international flavour. The authors describe clinical art psychotherapy practice with children…

    Paperback – 2016-10-12 
    Routledge

  • Exploring the Contexts for Early Learning

    Challenging the school readiness agenda

    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 – 2016-10-03 
    Routledge
    TACTYC

  • Introducing Bronfenbrenner

    A guide for practitioners and students in early years education

    By Noirin Hayes, Leah O'Toole, Ann Marie Halpenny

    Children learn in contexts and the spaces, places and people they come into contact with have a deep influence on their development. Urie Bronfenbrenner’s bio-ecological model of development places the child at the centre of this complex network and his influence has been extensive in early…

    Paperback – 2016-09-28 
    Routledge
    Introducing Early Years Thinkers

  • Developmental and Educational Psychology for Teachers

    An applied approach, 2nd Edition

    By Dennis McInerney, David Putwain

    Developmental and Educational Psychology for Teachers brings together a range of evidence drawn from psychology to answer a number of critical educational questions, from basic questions of readiness – for example, when is a child ready for school, through to more complex matters, such as how does…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26 
    Routledge

  • Early Years Pioneers in Context

    Their lives, lasting influence and impact on practice today

    By Pam Jarvis, Louise Swiniarski, Wendy Holland

    This accessible text provides an international study of critical educational leaders who established the foundation for Early Childhood Education across continents in the 19th and early 20th centuries. It places each pioneer within the time and culture in which they lived to help the reader…

    Paperback – 2016-09-19 
    Routledge

  • Narrative Inquiry in Early Childhood and Elementary School

    Learning to Teach, Teaching Well

    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 – 2016-09-19 
    Routledge

  • Integrating Prosocial Learning with Education Standards

    School Climate Reform Initiatives

    Edited by Kristie Fink, Jonathan Cohen, Sean Slade

    Integrating Prosocial Learning with Education Standards demonstrates how to meet educational standards that privilege cognitive aspects of learning while also advancing prosocial or Whole Child efforts (e.g., social emotional learning, character education, and mental health promotion). The book…

    Paperback – 2016-09-19 
    Routledge

  • Encounters with Materials in Early Childhood Education

    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 – 2016-09-13 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Children as Consumers

    The changing status of childhood and young adulthood

    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 – 2016-09-09 
    Routledge

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