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  1. Sustained Shared Thinking in the Early Years

    Linking theory to practice

    By Kathy Brodie

    Used as a measure of quality in the ground-breaking Effective Provision of Pre-School Education (EPPE) project, Sustained Shared Thinking is fundamental to good early years practice. It costs nothing, yet research has shown that it improves outcomes for children by supporting their holistic...

    Published May 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Developing Attachment in Early Years Settings

    Nurturing secure relationships from birth to five years, 2nd Edition

    By Veronica Read

    Providing an accessible introduction to attachment thinking, this practical book offers early years practitioners’ advice on translating attachment principles into practice in their settings. It clearly explains how knowledge about attachment theory underpins everyday practice and highlights the...

    Published May 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Entranced by Story

    Brain, Tale and Teller, from Infancy to Old Age

    By Hugh Crago

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    We live in a world of stories; yet few of us pause to ask what stories actually are, why we consume them so avidly, and what they do for story makers and their audiences. This book focuses on the experiences that good stories generate: feelings of purposeful involvement, elevation, temporary loss...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Play Out

    How to develop your outside space for learning and play

    By Learning through Landscapes

    Do you know how to manage physical risks and encourage children to go out and test their own boundaries without fear or failure? How can you create a stimulating outdoor area that offers irresistible learning opportunities for young children? Does your outdoor learning environment support young...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Digital Technologies in the Lives of Young People

    Edited by Chris Davies, John Coleman, Sonia Livingstone

    This book examines the presence and effects of new technologies in the lives of young people. The rapid pace of change in the development and use of digital technologies, and the likely impact this has on youth, means that the topic has wide implications for educational institutions, theory and...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Transformative Change and Real Utopias in Early Childhood Education

    A story of democracy, experimentation and potentiality

    By Peter Moss

    Series: Contesting Early Childhood

    Early childhood education and care is a major policy issue for national governments and international organisations. This book contests two stories, both infused by neoliberal thinking, that dominate early childhood policy making today - ‘the story of quality and high returns’ and ‘the story of...

    Published April 16th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Leading and Supporting Early Years Teams

    A practical guide

    By Deborah Price, Cathy Ota

    How a staff team works together and how effective and cohesive they are impacts significantly on the children that they care for as well as having implications for the general early years practice and the success of the business of the setting. Drawing together theory and practice this book...

    Published April 16th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Learning and Teaching Early Math

    The Learning Trajectories Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Douglas H. Clements, Julie Sarama

    Series: Studies in Mathematical Thinking and Learning Series

    In this important book for pre- and in-service teachers, early math experts Douglas Clements and Julie Sarama show how "learning trajectories" help diagnose a child’s level of mathematical understanding and provide guidance for teaching. By focusing on the inherent delight and curiosity behind...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Building Blocks of Early Maths

    Bringing key concepts to life for 3-6 year olds

    By Elaine Bennett, Jenny Weidner

    Young children need to develop and understand the core basic concepts in mathematics before they can move forward in their mathematical learning. Without these solid foundations, they are more likely to have gaps in their knowledge and require intervention in their primary years. This new book...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Resourcing Early Learners

    New Networks, New Actors

    By Sue Nichols, Jennifer Rowsell, Helen Nixon, Sophia Rainbird

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    The landscape of early childhood education and care is changing. Governments world-wide are assuming increasing authority in relation to child-rearing in the years before school entry, beyond the traditional role in assisting parents to do the best they can by their children. As part of a social...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge