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New and Published Books

  1. Empowering Families

    Practical Ways to Involve Parents in Boosting Literacy, Grades Pre-K–5

    By Judy Bradbury, Susan E. Busch

    The home–school connection is important to student literacy achievement. However, it can be time-consuming to develop and implement programming that keeps families engaged and involved. Empowering Families makes it easier to accomplish these goals! Chock-full of step-by-step plans for arranging a...

    Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Spatial Reasoning in the Early Years

    Principles, Assertions, and Speculations

    By Brent Davis, Spatial Reasoning Study Group

    Over the past several years, "spatial reasoning" has gained renewed prominence among mathematics educators, as spatial skills are proving to be not just essential to mathematical understanding but also strong predictors of future success beyond the classroom in fields such as science, technology,...

    Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Geography in the Primary School (Routledge Revivals)

    By John Bale

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1987, this title provides primary school teachers with ideas by which geographical skills and ideas can be introduced in the primary school. John Bale shows how teachers can build on children’s ‘private geographies’ with practical learning strategies, examining approaches to the...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Nursery Year in Action

    Following children’s interests through the year

    By Anna Ephgrave

    Child-led learning in the early years allows children to thrive while making accelerated progress. Young children learn and develop best when they are in a stimulating environment which is carefully organised and equipped to meet their needs, interests and stages of development, and where each...

    Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Politics of Childhoods, Real and Imagined

    Volume 2: practical application of dialectical critical realism and childhood studies

    By Priscilla Alderson

    This book explores and charts the relation of dialectical critical realist concepts to many of the aspects of childhood. By demonstrating their relevance and value to each other, Alderson presents an introductory guide to applied critical realism for researchers, lecturers and students...

    Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Routledge International Handbook of Children’s Rights Studies

    Edited by Wouter Vandenhole, Ellen Desmet, Didier Reynaert, Sara Lembrechts

    Since the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989) children’s rights have assumed a central position in a wide variety of disciplines and policies. This handbook offers an engaging overview of the contemporary research landscape for those people in the theory and practice of...

    Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Unsettling the Colonial Places and Spaces of Early Childhood Education

    Edited by Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw, Affrica Taylor

    Series: Changing Images of Early Childhood

    Unsettling the Colonial Places and Spaces of Early Childhood Education uncovers and interrogates some of the inherent colonialist tensions that are rarely acknowledged and often unwittingly rehearsed within contemporary early childhood education. Through building upon the prior postcolonial...

    Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Play from Birth to Twelve

    Contexts, Perspectives, and Meanings, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Doris Pronin Fromberg, Doris Bergen

    In light of recent standards-based and testing movements, the issue of play in child development has taken on increased meaning for educational professionals and social scientists. This third edition of Play From Birth to Twelve offers comprehensive coverage of what we now know about play and its...

    Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Play and Creativity in Art Teaching

    By George Szekely

    In Play and Creativity in Art Teaching, esteemed art educator George Szekely draws on his two classic volumes, Encouraging Creativity in Art Lessons and From Play to Art, to create a new book for new times. The central premise is that art teachers are not only a source of knowledge about art but...

    Published March 17th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Abuse and Violence Towards Young Children

    Perspectives on Research and Policy

    Edited by Roy Evans

    Levels of violence, abuse and neglect in early childhood are reported internationally as having reached epidemic proportions. The prevalence of all forms of violence to children has been difficult to establish, particularly in low and middle income countries. However, even in countries with a high...

    Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge