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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Play Out

    How to develop your outside space for learning and play

    By Learning through Landscapes

    Do you know how to manage physical risks and encourage children to go out and test their own boundaries without fear or failure? How can you create a stimulating outdoor area that offers irresistible learning opportunities for young children? Does your outdoor learning environment support young...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Digital Technologies in the Lives of Young People

    Edited by Chris Davies, John Coleman, Sonia Livingstone

    This book examines the presence and effects of new technologies in the lives of young people. The rapid pace of change in the development and use of digital technologies, and the likely impact this has on youth, means that the topic has wide implications for educational institutions, theory and...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Transformative Change and Real Utopias in Early Childhood Education

    A story of democracy, experimentation and potentiality

    By Peter Moss

    Series: Contesting Early Childhood

    Early childhood education and care is a major policy issue for national governments and international organisations. This book contests two stories, both infused by neoliberal thinking, that dominate early childhood policy making today - ‘the story of quality and high returns’ and ‘the story of...

    Published April 16th 2014 by Routledge