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  1. 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

  2. Early Childhood Education

    Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow, 2nd Edition

    By Suzanne L. Krogh, Kristine L. Slentz

    In an accessible and meaningful way, Early Childhood Education examines foundational topics that encourage early childhood education students to think, reflect, and develop opinions, theories, and philosophies about their field. This interactive book invites the reader to develop a personal...

    Published September 14th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Understanding Behaviour and Development in Early Childhood

    A Guide to Theory and Practice

    By Maria Robinson

    In this accessible and thought-provoking text, the author examines the behaviour of babies and young children in a developmental context, and takes into account the shifts and changes over time as young children grow and mature. Understanding Behaviour and Development in Early Childhood reveals,...

    Published September 9th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Peer Relationships in Early Childhood Education and Care

    Edited by Margaret Kernan, Elly Singer

    Peer Relationships in Early Childhood Education and Care brings together fresh perspectives and research about young children’s relationships. It examines children’s rights and well-being against a backdrop of increased social movement and migration, changing family structures and work practices,...

    Published September 7th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Social Class, Gender and Exclusion from School

    By Jean Kane

    Rising exclusion rates indicate the continuing marginalisation of many young people in education in the UK. Working-class boys, children living in poverty, and children with additional/special educational needs are among those experiencing a disproportionate rate of exclusion. This book traces the...

    Published August 25th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Playing to Learn

    The role of play in the early years

    By Sandra Smidt

    Sandra Smidt sets out to explain what play is and why it is so important as one of the key ways of learning, particularly - but not solely - for young children. She argues that all play is purposeful, and can only truly considered to be play when the child has chosen what to do, where and how to do...

    Published July 21st 2010 by Routledge

  7. 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 19th 2010 by Routledge

  8. 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 28th 2010 by Routledge

  9. 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 18th 2010 by Routledge

  10. 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 17th 2010 by Routledge