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Forthcoming Early Childhood Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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...

    To Be Published December 3rd 2014 by Focal Press

  2. 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...

    To Be Published December 8th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    To Be Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    To Be Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    To Be Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. iPads in the Early Years

    Developing literacy and creativity

    By Michael Dezuanni, Karen Dooley, Sandra Gattenhof, Linda Knight

    Series: Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

    Digital devices, such as smart phones and tablet computers, are becoming commonplace in young children’s lives for play, entertainment, learning and communication. Recently, there has been a great deal of focus on the educational potential of these devices in both formal and informal educational...

    To Be Published January 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Literacy across the Early Years Foundation Stage

    A guide to best practice

    By Helen Bradford

    To Be Published February 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Musical Childhoods

    Explorations in the pre-school years

    By Berenice Nyland, Aleksandra Acker, Jill Ferris, Jan Deans

    Musical Childhoods is a culmination of more than a decade of research driven by the fact that music has been neglected in early childhood programs in favour of literacy and numeracy. Recent research has identified a connection between academic performance and musical programs and this has...

    To Be Published February 12th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Learning from Picturebooks

    Perspectives from child development and literacy studies

    Edited by Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer, Jörg Meibauer, Kerstin Nachtigäller, Katharina J. Rohlfing

    Series: Explorations in Developmental Psychology

    Picturebooks, understood as a series of meaningful text-picture relations, are increasingly acknowledged as an autonomous sub-genre of children’s literature. Being highly complex aesthetic products, their use is deeply embedded in specific situations of joint attention between a caregiver and a...

    To Be Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Teaching and Learning in the Early Years

    4th Edition

    Edited by David Whitebread, Penny Coltman

    This best-selling text book provides a broad-ranging and up-to-date review of thinking and best practice within nursery and infant education. Written around the basic truth that an effective early years curriculum must start with the children, their needs and their potential, the contributors to...

    To Be Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge