Early Years Products

  • The Early Reader in Children’s Literature and Culture

    Edited by Jennifer Miskec, Annette Wannamaker

    This is the first volume to consider the popular literary category of Early Readers – books written and designed for children who are just beginning to read independently. It argues that Early Readers deserve more scholarly attention and careful thought because they are, for many younger readers,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-10 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • The Assertive Practitioner

    How to improve early years practice through effective communication

    By Cathy Ota, Deborah Price

    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 – 2015-11-23 
    Routledge

  • A Guided Reader to Early Years and Primary English

    Creativity, principles and practice

    By Margaret Mallett

    A Guided Reader to Early Years and Primary English draws on extracts from the published work of some of the most influential education writers to provide insight, guidance and clarity about key issues affecting early years practitioners and primary English teachers. The book brings together key…

    Paperback – 2015-11-16 
    Routledge

  • Creating Communities in Early Years Settings

    Supporting children and families

    By Debbie Chalmers

    Creating Communities in Early Years Settings encourages and supports all early years practitioners who work with children and their families within the Early Years Foundation Stage. Offering advice, ideas and strategies for developing an early learning community, this book provides clear guidance…

    Paperback – 2015-11-05 
    Routledge

  • Educating Young Children through Natural Water

    How to use coastlines, rivers and lakes to promote learning and development

    By Judit Horvath

    Coastlines, rivers and natural waters have a huge amount to offer young children, providing a unique environment for their learning and development. The environment and its almost daunting size touches something deep within the children and – surprisingly – the large space brings them closer…

    Paperback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Philosophies and Theories of Early Childhood Education and Care

    Edited by Tricia David, Kathy Goouch, Sacha Powell

    The Routledge Handbook of Philosophies and Theories of Early Childhood Education and Care brings together leading writers in the field to provide a much-needed, authoritative guide to the major philosophies and theories which have shaped approaches to Early Childhood Education and Care. Providing…

    Hardback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Strategies to Support Children with Autism and Other Complex Needs

    Resources for teachers, support staff and parents

    By Christine Macintyre

    Working with young children on the autistic spectrum and supporting them as they learn can be fascinating, challenging, often overwhelmingly difficult, but more than anything else, hugely rewarding. Strategies to Support Children with Autism and other Complex Needs bridges the gap between…

    Paperback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge

  • Stimulating Emerging Story Writing!

    Inspiring children aged 3–7

    By Simon Brownhill

    Stimulating Emerging Story Writing! Inspiring Children aged 3-7 offers innovative and exciting ways to inspire young children to want to create stories and develop their emerging story writing skills. This practical guide offers comprehensive and informed support for professionals to effectively…

    Paperback – 2015-10-20 
    Routledge

  • Childhood Sexuality and AIDS Education

    The Price of Innocence

    By Deevia Bhana

    Primary schoolchildren are frequently shielded from education on sexuality and sexually transmitted diseases in an effort to protect their innocence. In countries like South Africa, where AIDS is particularly widespread, it is especially important to address prevention with younger boys and girls…

    Hardback – 2015-09-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Gender and Sexuality in Education

  • The Science inside the Child

    The story of what happens when we're growing up

    By Sara Meadows

    This engaging book presents some of the ways in which science can describe and explain how and why children develop in the way they do. It looks at children’s individual development within the development of our species, at genes, at the hormone systems that flood our bodies, at the neuroscience of…

    Paperback – 2015-09-17 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Early Years Education across the UK

    Comparing practice in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales

    Edited by Diane Boyd, Nicky Hirst

    The four nations of the UK each have distinctive policy and curricula in relation to Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC). This new textbook offers a comprehensive look at early years education in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, bringing the curriculum frameworks for each…

    Paperback – 2015-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Digital Technologies and Young Children

    An international perspective

    Edited by Susanne Garvis, Narelle Lemon

    Understanding Digital Technologies and Young Children explores the possibilities digital technology brings to enhance the learning and developmental needs of young children. Globally, the role of technology is an increasingly important part of everyday life. In many early childhood education…

    Paperback – 2015-08-29
    Routledge

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