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  1. Meeting the Child in Steiner Kindergartens

    An Exploration of Beliefs, Values and Practices

    Edited by Rod Parker-Rees

    What can early years practitioners learn from Steiner kindergartens? What is distinctive about Steiner kindergarten teachers’ ways of getting to know children? As demands for accountability in Early Years settings continue to grow, external pressure to assess children and to measure their progress...

    Published April 19th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Introducing Bruner

    A Guide for Practitioners and Students in Early Years Education

    By Sandra Smidt

    Sandra Smidt takes the reader on a journey through the key concepts of Jerome Bruner, a significant figure in the field of early education whose work has spanned almost a century. His wide-ranging and innovative principles of early learning and teaching are unpicked here using everyday language and...

    Published April 1st 2011 by Routledge

  3. Exploring Children's Creative Narratives

    Edited by Dorothy Faulkner, Elizabeth Coates

    How should we understand children’s creativity? This fascinating collection of international research offers fresh perspectives on children’s creative processes and the expression of their creative imagination through dramatic play, stories, artwork, dance, music and conversation. Drawing on a...

    Published March 25th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Every Nursery Needs a Garden

    A Step-by-step Guide to Creating and Using a Garden with Young Children

    By Ann Watts

    ‘If outdoor activities with young children have always baffled you, then this is the book for you. Practical in style and structure, it has an accessible approach which is based in the best early years practice and provides plenty of challenges and new ideas. It is a must have for your early years...

    Published March 24th 2011 by David Fulton Publishers

  5. Parallel Learning of Reading and Writing in Early Childhood

    By Mary Shea

    Parallel Learning of Reading and Writing in Early Childhood explores why it’s important to provide a balanced language learning environment for young children and offers approaches for children to practice and explore language. Writing – a different but parallel process – can open the...

    Published March 14th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Developing Your Portfolio – Enhancing Your Learning and Showing Your Stuff

    A Guide for the Early Childhood Student or Professional, 2nd Edition

    By Marianne Jones, Marilyn Shelton

    Portfolios have often been used as a way for teachers to monitor and assess their students' progress, but this book picks up on the current trend of using portfolios to assess teachers themselves as part of their degree requirements. As a professional development tool, portfolios are also useful...

    Published March 7th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Body Image in the Primary School

    By Nicky Hutchinson, Chris Calland

    The average child watches between 20,000 and 40,000 adverts a year. Girls as young as six are cutting down on what they eat to stay thinner. Three quarters of ten and eleven year olds would like to change their appearance. Body image and its impact upon self-esteem has been...

    Published March 4th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Researching Young Children's Perspectives

    Debating the ethics and dilemmas of educational research with children

    Edited by Deborah Harcourt, Bob Perry, Tim Waller

    What ethical dilemmas face researchers who work with young children? Researching Young Children’s Perspectives critically examines the challenges and complexities of rights based, participatory research with children. Rather than approaching these dilemmas as problematic issues, this book positions...

    Published March 4th 2011 by Routledge

  9. History of Early Childhood Education

    By V. Celia Lascarides, Blythe F. Hinitz

    History of Early Childhood Education presents a thorough and elegant description of the history of early childhood education in the United States. This book of original research is a concise compendium of historical literature, combining history with the prominent and influential theoretical...

    Published February 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  10. Essential books for early years professionals bundle

    This bundle includes the following essential early years titles: Outdoor Learning in the Early Years, 3rd edition, Helen Bilton Child Development in Practice, Pamela May Key Persons in the Early Years, 2nd edition, Peter Elfer, Elinor Goldschmied and Dorothy Y. Selleck Enhancing Learning...

    Published October 2nd 2010 by Routledge