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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Professional Issues in Work with Babies and Toddlers

    Edited by Pamela Oberhuemer, Liz Brooker, Rod Parker-Rees

    Early childhood provision for babies and toddlers is in a critical phase. While governments are pushing for fast-paced expansion, mainly to support the return of mothers to the labour market, early childhood experts are deeply concerned about the quality of provision on offer for children up to age...

    Published March 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Genocide in Contemporary Children’s and Young Adult Literature

    Cambodia to Darfur

    By Jane Gangi

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    This book studies children’s and young adult literature of genocide since 1945, considering issues of representation and using postcolonial theory to provide both literary analysis and implications for educating the young. Many of the authors visited accurately and authentically portray the...

    Published March 5th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Early Childhood Curriculum

    Inquiry Learning Through Integration, 2nd Edition

    By Suzanne L. Krogh, Pamela Morehouse

    Based on research that demonstrates the powerful advantages of integrating the curriculum while providing inquiry opportunities, The Early Childhood Curriculum shows how to make such an approach work for all children, preschool through the primary grades. The text demonstrates how to confidently...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Negotiating Critical Literacies with Young Children

    10th Anniversary Edition

    By Vivian Maria Vasquez

    Series: Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

    In this innovative and engaging text, Vivian Maria Vasquez draws on her own classroom experience to demonstrate how issues raised from everyday conversations with pre-kindergarten children can be used to create an integrated critical literacy curriculum over the course of one school year. The...

    Published February 25th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Autism and the Social World of Childhood

    A sociocultural perspective on theory and practice

    By Carmel Conn

    A key issue for researchers and practitioners is how to support the social engagement of children with autism in ordinary, everyday social processes that are transactional in nature and involve mixed groups of children, with and without autism, in rich and varied relationships. Autism and the...

    Published February 20th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Education, Childhood and Anarchism

    Talking Colin Ward

    Edited by Catherine Burke, Ken Jones

    As one of Britain's most original thinkers and writers Colin Ward wrote extensively about positive and practical examples from the past and present of the anarchist spirit or the 'social principle' in everyday life. This volume is the first scholarly work dedicated to examining the significance of...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge