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  1. Beyond Early Literacy

    A Balanced Approach to Developing the Whole Child

    By Janet B. Taylor, Nancy Amanda Branscombe, Jan Gunnels Burcham, Lilli Land

    For early childhood classrooms – where curriculum is increasingly shaped by standards and teachers are pressed for time – Beyond Early Literacy offers a literacy method that goes beyond simply developing language arts skills. Known as Shared Journal, this process promotes young children’s learning...

    Published July 18th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Young People, Place and Identity

    By Peter E. Hopkins

    Young People, Place and Identity offers a series of rich insights into young people’s everyday lives. What places do young people engage with on a daily basis? How do they use these places? How do their identities influence these contexts? By working through common-sense understandings of young...

    Published June 27th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Global Perspectives on Rural Childhood and Youth

    Young Rural Lives

    Edited by Ruth Panelli, Samantha Punch, Elsbeth Robson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    This collection of international research and collaborative theoretical innovation examines the socio-cultural contexts and negotiations that young people face when growing up in rural settings across the world. This book is strikingly different to a standard edited book of loosely...

    Published June 17th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Towards Excellence in Early Years Education

    Exploring narratives of experience

    By Kathleen Goouch

    This book uniquely describes the work of two Early Years Professionals, drawing on their narrative accounts as they robustly describe and analyse their work with young children. Against a backcloth of increasing regulation and inspection of early years care and education, Kathy Gooch emphasizes the...

    Published June 16th 2010 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge Companion to Children's Literature

    Edited by David Rudd

    Series: Routledge Companions

    The Routledge Companion to Children’s Literature is a vibrant and authoritative exploration of children’s literature in all its manifestations. It features a series of essays written by expert contributors who provide an illuminating examination of why children’s literature is the way it is. Topics...

    Published April 13th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Transforming Children's Spaces

    Children's and Adults' Participation in Designing Learning Environments

    By Alison Clark

    How can young children play an active role in developing the design of learning environments? What methods can be used to bring together children’s and practitioners’ views about their environment? What insights can young children offer into good designs for these children’s spaces? With the...

    Published February 21st 2010 by Routledge

  7. Early Childhood Matters

    Evidence from the Effective Pre-school and Primary Education Project

    Edited by Kathy Sylva, Edward Melhuish, Pam Sammons, Iram Siraj-Blatchford, Brenda Taggart

    Early Childhood Matters documents the rapid development of early years education and care from the late 1990s into the new millennium. It chronicles the unique contribution of the EPPE research to our understanding of the importance of pre-school. The Effective Pre-school and Primary Education (...

    Published January 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  8. Growing Up With Technology

    Young Children Learning in a Digital World

    By Lydia Plowman, Christine Stephen, Joanna McPake

    Growing Up with Technology explores the role of technology in the everyday lives of three- and four-year-old children, presenting the implications for the children’s continuing learning and development. Children are growing up in a world where the internet, mobile phones and other forms of...

    Published December 1st 2009 by Routledge

  9. The Child as Social Person

    By Sara Meadows

    Questions about how children grow up in their social worlds are of enormous significance for parents, teachers, and society at large, as well as for children themselves. Clearly children are shaped by the social world that surrounds them but they also shape the social worlds that they, and those...

    Published December 1st 2009 by Routledge

  10. Key Issues in Childhood and Youth Studies

    Edited by Derek Kassem, Lisa Murphy, Elizabeth Taylor

    Key Issues in Childhood and Youth Studies presents an informed and critical commentary on a range of key issues related to children and childhood, from birth to eighteen years. Challenging current orthodoxies within the adult world on the nature of childhood, it is an essential text for students of...

    Published November 1st 2009 by Routledge