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Forthcoming Early Childhood Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 39 forthcoming new books in the subject of Early Childhood — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Psychoeducational Assessment of Preschool Children

    4th Edition

    This fourth edition of Psychoeducational Assessment of Preschool Children continues the mission of its predecessors—to provide both academics and practitioners with a comprehensive and up-to-date guide to the assessment of young children. Long recognized as the standard text and reference in...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Developing Play for the Under 3s

    The Treasure Basket and Heuristic Play, 3rd Edition

    By Anita M. Hughes

    We currently live in a two dimensional world of tapping and sliding fingers on screens, but babies and young children need to touch, taste, smell, shake and bang three dimensional objects in order to develop thinking and learning skills. The Treasure Basket and Heuristic play approach is all about...

    To Be Published July 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Working with Parents, Carers and Families in the Early Years

    The essential guide

    By Teresa Wilson

    Parents have a crucial role in supporting children’s learning, development and well-being. The act of forming effective partnerships with families and carers is a key feature of the Early Years Foundation Stage. Achieving this takes time, reflective practice, skill and a solid understanding of the...

    To Be Published August 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Princesses, Dragons and Helicopter Stories

    Storytelling and story acting in the early years

    By Trisha Lee

    Stories and fantasy play engage all young children and help them to draw connections and make sense of the world. MakeBelieve Arts Helicopter Stories are tried, tested and proven to have a significant impact on children’s literacy and communication skills, their confidence and social and emotional...

    To Be Published August 17th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Handbook of Early Childhood Teacher Education

    Edited by Leslie J. Couse, Susan L. Recchia

    This handbook synthesizes both contemporary research and best practices in early childhood teacher education, a unique segment of teacher education defined by its focus on child development, the role of the family, and support for all learners. The first volume of its kind, the Handbook of Early...

    To Be Published August 20th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Assessment and Evaluation for Transformation in Early Childhood

    Edited by Júlia Formosinho, Christine Pascal

    Series: Towards an Ethical Praxis in Early Childhood

    Assessment and Evaluation for Transformation in Early Childhood establishes a new, democratic and participatory approach to assessment and evaluation in early childhood. By analysing the practice of assessment and evaluation within early childhood pedagogy, it provides a clear theoretical and...

    To Be Published August 26th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Philosophical Perspectives on Play

    Edited by Malcolm MacLean, Wendy Russell, Emily Ryall

    Philosophical Perspectives on Play builds on the disciplinary and paradigmatic bridges constructed between the study of philosophy and play in The Philosophy of Play (Routledge, 2013) to develop a richer understanding of the concept and nature of play and its relation to human life and value. Made...

    To Be Published August 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Understanding Early Years Education across the UK

    Comparing practice in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

    Edited by Diane Boyd, Nicky Hirst

    The four nations of the UK each have distinctive policy and curricula in relation to Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC). This new textbook offers a comprehensive look at early years education in Wales, England, Scotland and Northern Ireland, bringing the curriculum frameworks for each...

    To Be Published September 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Stop, Think, Act

    Integrating Self-regulation in the Early Childhood Classroom

    By Megan M. Mcclelland, Shauna L. Tominey

    Stop, Think, Act: Integrating Self-regulation in the Early Childhood Classroom offers early childhood teachers the latest research and a wide variety of hands-on activities to help children learn and practice self-regulation techniques. Self-regulation in early childhood leads to strong academic...

    To Be Published September 21st 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Assertive Practitioner

    How to improve early years practice through effective communication

    By Cathy Ota, Deborah Price

    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...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge