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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 127 new and published books in the subject of Early Childhood — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 26th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 13th 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 25th 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 24th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Feeling Child

    Laying the foundations of confidence and resilience

    By Maria Robinson

    Series: Foundations of Child Development

    What impact does children’s emotional development and well-being have on their capacity to learn? How do you provide learning experiences that meet the developmental needs of every child in your care? The Feeling Child thoughtfully discusses the key principles of children’s emotional and...

    Published January 29th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Assessment and Documentation in Early Childhood Education

    By Maarit Alasuutari, Ann-Marie Markström, Ann-Christine Vallberg-Roth

    Documentation in early childhood education is typically seen as a means to enhance the quality of care and education, and as a way to take account of the child’s view. Assessment and Documentation in Early Childhood Education considers the increasing trend towards systematic child documentation...

    Published January 15th 2014 by Routledge