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  1. 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 26th 2009 by Routledge

  2. 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 10th 2009 by Routledge

  3. 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 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  4. 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 12th 2009 by Routledge

  5. 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 11th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Early Childhood Mathematics Education Research

    Learning Trajectories for Young Children

    By Julie Sarama, Douglas H. Clements

    Series: Studies in Mathematical Thinking and Learning Series

    This important new book synthesizes relevant research on the learning of mathematics from birth into the primary grades from the full range of these complementary perspectives. At the core of early math experts Julie Sarama and Douglas Clements's theoretical and empirical frameworks are learning...

    Published March 11th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Reclaiming Childhood

    Freedom and Play in an Age of Fear

    By Helene Guldberg

    Children are cooped up, passive, apathetic and corrupted by commerce… or so we are told. Reclaiming Childhood confronts the dangerous myths spun about modern childhood. Yes, children today are losing out on many experiences past generations took for granted, but their lives have improved in so...

    Published January 4th 2009 by Routledge

  8. World Yearbook of Education 2009

    Childhood Studies and the Impact of Globalization: Policies and Practices at Global and Local Levels

    Edited by Marilyn Fleer, Mariane Hedegaard, Jonathan Tudge

    Series: World Yearbook of Education

    The World Yearbook of Education 2009: Childhood Studies and the Impact of Globalization: Policies and Practices at Global and Local Levels examines the concept of childhood and childhood development and learning from educational, sociological, and psychological perspectives. This contributed volume...

    Published December 21st 2008 by Routledge

  9. Multimedia and Literacy Development

    Improving Achievement for Young Learners

    Edited by Adriana G. Bus, Susan B. Neuman

    Representing the state of the art in multimedia applications and their promise for enhancing early literacy development, this volume broadens the field of reading research by looking beyond print-only experiences to young readers’ encounters with multimedia stories on the Internet and DVD....

    Published September 3rd 2008 by Routledge

  10. Reforming Child Protection

    By Bob Lonne, Nigel Parton, Jane Thomson, Maria Harries

    Child protection is one of the most high profile and challenging areas of social work, as well as one where children’s lives and family life are seen to be at stake. Vital as child protection work is, this book argues that there is a pressing need for change in the understanding and consequent...

    Published July 9th 2008 by Routledge