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Forthcoming Childhood Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Characteristics of Effective Learning

    Creating and capturing the possibilities in the early years

    Edited by Annie Woods

    The characteristics of effective learning – playing and exploring, active learning and creating and thinking critically – underpin young children’s learning and development and are central to the revised Early Years Foundation Stage. Practitioners need to be confident of planning, observing and...

    To Be Published September 4th 2014 by Routledge

  2. An ABC of Early Childhood Education

    A guide to some of the key issues

    By Sandra Smidt

    This unique and engaging resource describes, critiques and analyses the significance of a wide range of contemporary and classic ideas about how young children learn. Organised in a handy A – Z format, best-selling author and early years expert Sandra Smidt: Traces back each idea to the roots of...

    To Be Published September 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Critical Literacies and Young Learners

    Connecting Classroom Practice to the Common Core

    Edited by Ken Winograd

    Many pre-service and beginning early childhood teachers question if critical literacy is do-able with young children, particularly in the current top-down educational climate. Critical Literacies and Young Learners shows how it is possible, even in the context of the mandates and pressures so many...

    To Be Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Outdoor play for 1-3 year olds

    How to set up and run your own outdoor toddler group

    By Isabel Hopwood-Stephens

    We are all mindful of the increasing news coverage of outdoor play and its benefits, but how can you go beyond the sandpit and hopscotch to create a magical and creative experience for the children in your care? This book provides all the encouragement you will need to set up and run an outdoor...

    To Be Published October 8th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Constructing and Reconstructing Childhood

    Contemporary Issues in the Sociological Study of Childhood, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Allison James, Alan Prout

    Series: Routledge Education Classic Edition

    When the first edition of this seminal work appeared in 1990, the sociology of childhood was only just beginning to emerge as a distinct sub-discipline. Drawing together strands of existing sociological writing about childhood and shaping them into a new paradigm, the original edition of this...

    To Be Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Starting School (Routledge Revivals)

    By Brian Jackson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1979, this book considers the culture of a multi-racial community through the eyes of six children about to start school. Each child is from a different background but all live in the same street in a town in the north of England. Following the children from home into school,...

    To Be Published October 21st 2014 by Routledge

  7. Childminder (Routledge Revivals)

    By Brian Jackson, Sonia Jackson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1979, this book looks at the subject of childminding in Britain at the time it was written. It is based on a national survey that was commissioned by the Social Science Research Council and on action to help childminders funded by the Wates Foundation at Manchester University, UK...

    To Be Published October 21st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Progress in infancy Research

    Volume 2

    Edited by Jeffrey W. Fagen, Harlene Hayne

    Series: Progress in Infancy Research Series

    The Progress in Infancy Research Series is dedicated to the presentation of innovative and exciting research on infants, both human and animal. Each volume in the series is designed to stand alone and contains autonomous chapters which are based on high quality programs of research with infants....

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Educational Change in International Early Childhood Contexts

    Crossing Borders of Reflection

    Edited by Linda R. Kroll, Daniel R. Meier

    Series: International Perspectives on Early Childhood Education

    Co-published with the Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI), Educational Change in International Early Childhood Contexts: Crossing Borders of Reflection examines the role of teacher reflection in a variety of educational contexts worldwide. Using a case study approach that...

    To Be Published November 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Routledge International Handbook of Young Children’s Thinking and Understanding

    Edited by Sue Robson, Suzanne Flannery Quinn

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks of Education

    This ground-breaking handbook provides a much-needed, contemporary and authoritative reference text on young children’s thinking. The different perspectives represented in the thirty-nine chapters contribute to a vibrant picture of young children, their ways of thinking and their efforts...

    To Be Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge