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  1. University Laboratory Preschools

    Edited by James Elicker, Nancy Barbour

    This volume is a collection of articles that showcase new research that is emerging from laboratory schools, guided by principles of applied developmental science. In the 1920's, new university laboratory preschools ushered in a modern era of child development research. Campus preschools with a...

    Published July 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Early Years Reflective Practice Handbook

    By Avril Brock

    What do early childhood practitioners need to know about reflection and reflective practice? Ongoing reforms in early childhood care and education social policy affect all aspects of young children’s and their families’ lives. Decisions are being undertaken at a rapid pace and there is a need for...

    Published July 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Spiritual Experiences in Early Childhood Education

    Four Kindergarteners, One Classroom

    By Jennifer Mata

    Spirituality is frequently avoided in the public school classroom in an attempt to prevent controversy. However, by ignoring, preventing, or discounting spirituality, educators can also inhibit children’s spiritual development. Based on qualitative research and interactions with both children and...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Bringing the Forest School Approach to your Early Years Practice

    By Karen Constable

    Series: Bringing ... to your Early Years Practice

    This easy-to-read series provides an introduction to some of the most important early years philosophies and shows how they can be incorporated into your setting. Each book provides: an outline of the background to the approach clear explanations of the relevance to contemporary thinking...

    Published June 24th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Developing Children’s Critical Thinking through Picturebooks

    A guide for primary and early years students and teachers

    By Mary Roche

    This accessible text will show students and class teachers how they can enable their pupils to become critical thinkers through the medium of picturebooks. By introducing children to the notion of making-meaning together through thinking and discussion, Roche focuses on carefully chosen...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Research in Early Childhood Education for Sustainability

    International perspectives and provocations

    Edited by Julie Davis, Sue Elliott

    Sustainability is a global issue that urgently needs addressing, and for which the most serious consequences are for children and future generations. This insightful research text tackles one of the most significant contemporary issues of our times – the nexus between society and environment – and...

    Published June 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Children's Learning in Laboratory and Classroom Contexts

    Essays in Honor of Ann Brown

    Edited by Joseph Campione, Kathleen Metz, Annemarie Sullivan Palincsar

    During the second half of the twentieth century, Ann Brown was one of the world’s premier researchers into the cognitive development of young children. Sponsored by the Spencer Foundation, this edited festschrift honors her work and memory by bringing together a collection of original...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Sustained Shared Thinking in the Early Years

    Linking theory to practice

    By Kathy Brodie

    Used as a measure of quality in the ground-breaking Effective Provision of Pre-School Education (EPPE) project, Sustained Shared Thinking is fundamental to good early years practice. It costs nothing, yet research has shown that it improves outcomes for children by supporting their holistic...

    Published May 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Developing Attachment in Early Years Settings

    Nurturing secure relationships from birth to five years, 2nd Edition

    By Veronica Read

    Providing an accessible introduction to attachment thinking, this practical book offers early years practitioners’ advice on translating attachment principles into practice in their settings. It clearly explains how knowledge about attachment theory underpins everyday practice and highlights the...

    Published May 9th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Entranced by Story

    Brain, Tale and Teller, from Infancy to Old Age

    By Hugh Crago

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    We live in a world of stories; yet few of us pause to ask what stories actually are, why we consume them so avidly, and what they do for story makers and their audiences. This book focuses on the experiences that good stories generate: feelings of purposeful involvement, elevation, temporary loss...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge