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Forthcoming Childhood Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. iPads in the Early Years

    Developing literacy and creativity

    By Michael Dezuanni, Karen Dooley, Sandra Gattenhof, Linda Knight

    Series: Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

    Digital devices, such as smart phones and tablet computers, are becoming commonplace in young children’s lives for play, entertainment, learning and communication. Recently, there has been a great deal of focus on the educational potential of these devices in both formal and informal educational...

    To Be Published January 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Literacy across the Early Years Foundation Stage

    A guide to best practice

    By Helen Bradford

    To Be Published February 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Musical Childhoods

    Explorations in the pre-school years

    By Berenice Nyland, Aleksandra Acker, Jill Ferris, Jan Deans

    Musical Childhoods is a culmination of more than a decade of research driven by the fact that music has been neglected in early childhood programs in favour of literacy and numeracy. Recent research has identified a connection between academic performance and musical programs and this has...

    To Be Published February 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Representations of Childhood and Youth

    By Jane O'Connor

    To Be Published February 16th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Learning from Picturebooks

    Perspectives from child development and literacy studies

    Edited by Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer, Jörg Meibauer, Kerstin Nachtigäller, Katharina J. Rohlfing

    Series: Explorations in Developmental Psychology

    Picturebooks, understood as a series of meaningful text-picture relations, are increasingly acknowledged as an autonomous sub-genre of children’s literature. Being highly complex aesthetic products, their use is deeply embedded in specific situations of joint attention between a caregiver and a...

    To Be Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Teaching and Learning in the Early Years

    4th Edition

    Edited by David Whitebread, Penny Coltman

    This best-selling text book provides a broad-ranging and up-to-date review of thinking and best practice within nursery and infant education. Written around the basic truth that an effective early years curriculum must start with the children, their needs and their potential, the contributors to...

    To Be Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Understanding Early Years Education across the UK

    Comparing Practice in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

    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 Wales, England, Scotland and Northern Ireland bringing the curriculum frameworks for each country...

    To Be Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Inclusion and Early Years Practice

    Edited by Kathy Brodie, Keith Savage

    Inclusion is a difficult, complex issue for which there are no off-the-shelf answers. To be an effective practitioner it is necessary to identify what makes each situation and circumstance unique and use this knowledge to develop strategies and approaches that are appropriate. This timely new text...

    To Be Published March 5th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Developing High Quality Observation, Assessment and Planning in the Early Years

    Made to measure

    By Lisa Sancisi, Margaret Edgington

    What is meant by high quality observation in the early years? How do you devise effective next steps for young children that build on their interests? How do you ensure that you meet the needs of all the children in your care? Offering a fresh approach, this practical toolkit offers a complete...

    To Be Published March 10th 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...

    To Be Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge