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  1. Appropriate Environments for Children under Three

    By Helen Bradford

    Series: Supporting Children from Birth to Three

    The most rapid and significant phase of development occurs in the first three years of a child’s life. The Supporting Children from Birth to Three series focuses on the care and support of the youngest children. Each book takes a key aspect of working with this age group and gives clear and...

    Published August 31st 2011 by Routledge

  2. Curriculum in Early Childhood Education

    Re-examined, Rediscovered, Renewed

    Edited by Nancy File, Jennifer J. Mueller, Debora Basler Wisneski

    Curriculum in Early Childhood Education: Reexamined, Rediscovered, Renewed provides a critical examination of the sources, aims, and features of early childhood curricula. Providing a theoretical and philosophical foundation for examining teaching and learning, this book will provoke discussion and...

    Published August 18th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Early Childhood Teacher Research

    From Questions to Results

    By Kathryn Castle

    What is early childhood teacher research and why is it important? How does a teacher researcher formulate a research question and a plan for doing research? How do teachers apply research results to effect change? Early Childhood Teacher Research is an exciting new resource that will address the...

    Published August 16th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Play, Creativity and Digital Cultures

    Edited by Rebekah Willett, Muriel Robinson, Jackie Marsh

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Recent work on children's digital cultures has identified a range of literacies emerging through children's engagement with new media technologies. This edited collection focuses on children's digital cultures, specifically examining the role of play and creativity in learning with these new...

    Published August 15th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Understanding Babies and Young Children from Conception to Three

    A guide for students, practitioners and parents

    By Christine Macintyre

    When do babies begin to learn and what exactly are they learning? What are the key stages of a toddler’s development? Do movements such as crawling really affect later learning? How important is the environment to the under threes? What can I do to give each child the best possible support? Written...

    Published July 12th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Bridging the Transition from Primary to Secondary School

    Edited by Alan Howe, Val Richards

    The transition from primary to secondary school can often be a difficult time for children, and managing the transition smoothly has posed a problem for teachers at both upper primary and lower secondary level. At a time when 'childhood' recedes and 'adulthood' beckons, the inequalities between...

    Published May 25th 2011 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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