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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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