Early Years Products

  • Inspiring Ideas to Support Early Maths and Literacy

    Stories, rhymes and everyday materials

    By Janet Rees

    Inspiring Ideas to Support Early Maths and Literacy takes a play-based approach and draws on popular stories and rhymes to cover the key areas of mathematics and literacy. Full of practical, tried and tested ideas for developing understanding in mathematics and literacy, this book aims to help…

    Paperback – 2016-03-07 

  • Observation, Assessment and Planning in Inclusive Autism Education

    Supporting Learning and Developing

    By Carmel Conn

    This practical resource takes a holistic view of the learning and development of children with autism, taking into account the nature of their social-emotional learning and the transactional nature of difficulty. Using an interdisciplinary approach, this accessible and practical text invites…

    Paperback – 2016-03-07 

  • Play and Friendship in Inclusive Autism Education

    Supporting learning and development

    By Carmel Conn

     Taking an innovative approach to autism and play, this practical text focuses on the particular form play and friendship takes for children with autism and their peers. Autistic children have clear preferences for play, with sensory-perceptual experience remaining a strong feature as they…

    Paperback – 2016-03-07 

  • Children as Citizens

    Engaging with the child's voice in educational settings

    By Pauline Harris, Harry Manatakis

    This book discusses how consultations with young children could signal a change of thinking about how children might influence policy and shape the development of a child-friendly state. While the consultations in this study were germane to political decisions, they took place as multi-modal…

    Paperback – 2016-02-26 
    Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

  • Applied Behavior Analysis in Early Childhood Education

    An Introduction to Evidence-based Interventions and Teaching Strategies

    By Laura Baylot Casey, Stacy L. Carter

    Applied Behavior Analysis in Early Childhood Education provides a basic introduction to applied behavior analysis and the highly beneficial role that it can play in early childhood education for both typically developing children and those with special needs. The objective is to provide future…

    Paperback – 2016-02-17 

  • Loris Malaguzzi and the Schools of Reggio Emilia

    A selection of his writings and speeches, 1945-1993

    Edited by Paola Cagliari, Marina Castagnetti, Claudia Giudici, Carlina Rinaldi, Vea Vecchi, Peter Moss

    Loris Malaguzzi was one of the most important figures in 20th century early childhood education, achieving world-wide recognition for his educational ideas and his role in the creation of municipal schools for young children in the Italian city of Reggio Emilia, the most successful example ever of…

    Paperback – 2016-02-11 
    Contesting Early Childhood

  • The Early Years Handbook for Students and Practitioners

    An essential guide for the foundation degree and levels 4 and 5

    Edited by Lyn Trodd

    The Early Years Handbook for Students and Practitioners is a comprehensive and accessible course text for all students studying at levels 4 and 5, including on Foundation Degrees and Early Childhood Studies degrees. Designed and written by the Chair of the SEFDEY (Sector-Endorsed Foundation Degree…

    Paperback – 2016-01-29 

  • Examining Levels of Involvement in the Early Years

    Engaging with children’s possibilities

    Edited by Annie Woods

    Examining Levels of Involvement in the Early Years studies the theory and rationale behind using young children’s levels of involvement as a tool for enhancing their experiential learning in diverse settings by exploring values, beliefs, ideology, resourcefulness and environmental contexts.…

    Paperback – 2016-01-29 

  • Disrupting Early Childhood Education Research

    Imagining New Possibilities

    Edited by Will Parnell, Jeanne Marie Iorio

    Recent and increasing efforts to standardize young children’s academic performance have shifted the emphases of education toward normative practices and away from qualitative, substantive intentions. Connection to human experience, compassion for societal ailments, and the joys of learning are…

    Paperback – 2016-01-28 
    Changing Images of Early Childhood

  • Bringing the Steiner Waldorf Approach to your Early Years Practice

    3rd Edition

    By Janni Nicol

    Have you ever wondered what the Steiner approach is all about, where it comes from and how it can be used to benefit the young children in your setting? Bringing the Steiner Waldorf Approach to your Early Years Setting is an excellent introduction to this philosophy. Janni Nicol clearly explains…

    Paperback – 2016-01-27 
    Bringing ... to your Early Years Practice

  • Play and Wellbeing

    Edited by Cindy Clark

    In an era of increasingly patient-centered healthcare, understanding how health and illness play out in social context is vital. This volume opens a unique window on the role of play in health and wellbeing in widely varied contexts, from the work of Patch Adams as a hospital clown, to an…

    Hardback – 2016-01-11 

  • The Early Reader in Children’s Literature and Culture

    Theorizing Books for Beginning Readers

    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 – 2015-12-21 
    Children's Literature and Culture

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