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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 148 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. Risk, Challenge and Adventure in the Early Years

    A practical guide to exploring and extending learning outdoors

    By Kathryn Susan Solly

    What is the difference between ‘risk’ and ‘danger’? What can children learn from taking risks? How can you provide key experiences for children and ensure their safety outdoors? Young children will naturally seek out challenges and take risks and this is crucial to their overall development. This...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Understanding the Reggio Approach

    Early years education in practice, 3rd Edition

    By Linda Thornton, Pat Brunton

    Series: Understanding the… Approach

    Understanding the Reggio Approach is a much needed source of information for those wishing to extend and consolidate their understanding of the Reggio Approach. It enables analysis of the essential elements of this particular approach to early childhood teaching and the relationship it holds with...

    Published December 8th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Early Years Education and Care

    New issues for practice from research

    Edited by Susan Hay

    What are the new benchmarks for the future in good early years’ provision? What should children and parents expect from practice given recent research evidence on how young children thrive? Developing and managing early years provision has changed significantly over the last few years. Parental...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Designing Games for Children

    Developmental, Usability, and Design Considerations for Making Games for Kids

    By Carla Fisher

    When making games for kids, it’s tempting to simply wing-it on the design. We were all children once, right? The reality is that adults are far removed from the cognitive changes and the motor skill challenges that are the hallmark of the developing child. Designing Games for Children, helps you...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Focal Press

  5. The Outdoor Classroom in Practice, Ages 3–7

    A month-by-month guide to forest school provision

    By Karen Constable

    The outdoor environment is now an integral part of many early years settings and schools, but is it being used to its full potential? Providing extensive, challenging and ever-changing outdoor play experiences is an essential and valuable aspect of early years education. This book offers...

    Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Challenge and Change for the Early Years Workforce

    Working with children from birth to 8

    Edited by Christine Ritchie

    The early years sector is going through a period of unprecedented change. This has resulted in significant challenges for the early years workforce and it is crucial that settings, teams, leaders and individual practitioners respond to these if they wish to continue to provide the best care and...

    Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Bodies as Sites of Cultural Reflection in Early Childhood Education

    By Rachael S. Burke, Judith Duncan

    Series: Changing Images of Early Childhood

    Taking the body as a locus for discussion, Rachael S. Burke and Judith Duncan argue not only that implicit cultural practices shape most of the interactions taking place in early childhood curricula and pedagogy but that many of these practices often go unnoticed or unrecognized as being pedagogy....

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Reframing the Emotional Worlds of the Early Childhood Classroom

    Edited by Samara Madrid, David Fernie, Rebecca Kantor

    This volume examines the emotional world of the early childhood classroom as it affects young children (whose emotional wellbeing is crucial to successful learning), educators (for whom teaching is never a solely cognitive act), parents, and administrators. In a culture where issues such as...

    Published November 11th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Bringing the Montessori Approach to your Early Years Practice

    3rd Edition

    By Barbara Isaacs

    Series: Bringing ... to your Early Years Practice

    Have you ever wondered what the Montessori approach is all about and how it can be used to benefit the young children in your setting? This book explains how the Montessori approach works offering guidance on planning and assessment methods alongside practical activities for practitioners to try....

    Published October 28th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Outdoor Play for 1--3 Year Olds

    How to set up and run your own outdoor toddler group

    By Isabel Hopwood-Stephens

    We are all mindful of the increasing news coverage of outdoor play and its benefits, but how can you go beyond the sandpit and hopscotch to create a magical and creative experience for the children in your care? This book provides all the encouragement you will need to set up and run an outdoor...

    Published October 6th 2014 by Routledge