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  1. Routledge International Handbook of Children’s Rights Studies

    Edited by Wouter Vandenhole, Ellen Desmet, Didier Reynaert, Sara Lembrechts

    Since the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989) children’s rights have assumed a central position in a wide variety of disciplines and policies. This handbook offers an engaging overview of the contemporary research landscape for those people in the theory and practice of...

    Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Play from Birth to Twelve

    Contexts, Perspectives, and Meanings, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Doris Pronin Fromberg, Doris Bergen

    In light of recent standards-based and testing movements, the issue of play in child development has taken on increased meaning for educational professionals and social scientists. This third edition of Play From Birth to Twelve offers comprehensive coverage of what we now know about play and its...

    Published March 24th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Unsettling the Colonial Places and Spaces of Early Childhood Education

    Edited by Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw, Affrica Taylor

    Series: Changing Images of Early Childhood

    Unsettling the Colonial Places and Spaces of Early Childhood Education uncovers and interrogates some of the inherent colonialist tensions that are rarely acknowledged and often unwittingly rehearsed within contemporary early childhood education. Through building upon the prior postcolonial...

    Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Play and Creativity in Art Teaching

    By George Szekely

    In Play and Creativity in Art Teaching, esteemed art educator George Szekely draws on his two classic volumes, Encouraging Creativity in Art Lessons and From Play to Art, to create a new book for new times. The central premise is that art teachers are not only a source of knowledge about art but...

    Published March 17th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Abuse and Violence Towards Young Children

    Perspectives on Research and Policy

    Edited by Roy Evans

    Levels of violence, abuse and neglect in early childhood are reported internationally as having reached epidemic proportions. The prevalence of all forms of violence to children has been difficult to establish, particularly in low and middle income countries. However, even in countries with a high...

    Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Inclusion and Early Years Practice

    Edited by Kathy Brodie, Keith Savage

    Inclusion is a difficult, complex issue for which there are no off-the-shelf answers. To be an effective practitioner it is necessary to identify what makes each situation and circumstance unique and use this knowledge to develop strategies and approaches that are appropriate. This timely new text...

    Published March 5th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Developing High Quality Observation, Assessment and Planning in the Early Years

    Made to measure

    By Lisa Sancisi, Margaret Edgington

    What is meant by high quality observation in the early years? How do you devise effective next steps for young children that build on their interests? How do you ensure that you meet the needs of all the children in your care? Offering a fresh approach, this practical toolkit offers a complete...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Teaching and Learning in the Early Years

    4th Edition

    Edited by David Whitebread, Penny Coltman

    This best-selling text book provides a broad-ranging and up-to-date review of thinking and best practice within nursery and infant education. Written around the basic truth that an effective early years curriculum must start with the children, their needs and their potential, the contributors to...

    Published February 18th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Learning from Picturebooks

    Perspectives from child development and literacy studies

    Edited by Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer, Jörg Meibauer, Kerstin Nachtigäller, Katharina J. Rohlfing

    Series: Explorations in Developmental Psychology

    Picturebooks, understood as a series of meaningful text-picture relations, are increasingly acknowledged as an autonomous sub-genre of children’s literature. Being highly complex aesthetic products, their use is deeply embedded in specific situations of joint attention between a caregiver and a...

    Published February 17th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Musical Childhoods

    Explorations in the pre-school years

    By Berenice Nyland, Aleksandra Acker, Jill Ferris, Jan Deans

    Musical Childhoods is a culmination of more than a decade of research driven by the fact that music has been neglected in early childhood programs in favour of literacy and numeracy. Recent research has identified a connection between academic performance and musical programs and this has...

    Published January 26th 2015 by Routledge