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  1. 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 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  2. 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 4th 2010 by Routledge

  3. 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 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  4. 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 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  5. 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 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  6. A History of Children's Play and Play Environments

    Toward a Contemporary Child-Saving Movement

    By Joe L. Frost

    Children’s play throughout history has been free, spontaneous, and intertwined with work, set in the playgrounds of the fields, streams, and barnyards. Children in cities enjoyed similar forms of play but their playgrounds were the vacant lands and parks. Today, children have become increasingly...

    Published October 27th 2009 by Routledge

  7. A Handbook of Children and Young People's Participation

    Perspectives from Theory and Practice

    Edited by Barry Percy-Smith, Nigel Thomas

    A Handbook of Children and Young People's Participation brings together key thinkers and practitioners from diverse contexts across the globe to provide an authoritative overview of contemporary theory and practice around children’s participation. Promoting the participation of children and young...

    Published August 11th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Learning to Belong

    Exploring Young Children's Participation at the Start of School

    By Caroline Bath

    Building on highly topical research surrounding young children’s participation, this book draws on a diversity of disciplines exploring the importance of participatory approaches to children’s early education and shows how fostering a sense of identity and belonging are essential to early learning....

    Published March 24th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Global Childhoods

    Globalization, Development and Young People

    Edited by Stuart Aitken

    This astute book initiates a broad discussion from a variety of different disciplines about how we place children nationally, globally and within development discourses. Unlike other books of its kind, it does not seek to dwell solely on the abiding complexities of local comparisons. Rather, it...

    Published March 13th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Learning and Teaching Early Math

    The Learning Trajectories Approach

    By Douglas H. Clements, Julie Sarama

    Series: Studies in Mathematical Thinking and Learning Series

    In this important new book for pre- and in-service teachers, early math experts Douglas Clements and Julie Sarama show how "learning trajectories" help teachers become more effective professionals. By opening up new windows to seeing young children and the inherent delight and curiosity behind...

    Published March 12th 2009 by Routledge