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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 143 new and published books in the subject of Early Childhood — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. 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 unprecendented 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 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Critical Literacies and Young Learners

    Connecting Classroom Practice to the Common Core

    Edited by Ken Winograd

    Many pre-service and beginning early childhood teachers question if critical literacy is do-able with young children, particularly in the current top-down educational climate. Critical Literacies and Young Learners shows how it is possible, even in the context of the mandates and pressures so many...

    Published September 24th 2014 by Routledge

  7. An ABC of Early Childhood Education

    A guide to some of the key issues

    By Sandra Smidt

    This unique and engaging resource describes, critiques and analyses the significance of a wide range of contemporary and classic ideas about how young children learn. Organised in a handy A – Z format, best-selling author and early years expert Sandra Smidt: Traces back each idea to the roots of...

    Published September 24th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Progress in infancy Research

    Volume 2

    Edited by Jeffrey W. Fagen, Harlene Hayne

    Series: Progress in Infancy Research Series

    The Progress in Infancy Research Series is dedicated to the presentation of innovative and exciting research on infants, both human and animal. Each volume in the series is designed to stand alone and contains autonomous chapters which are based on high quality programs of research with infants....

    Published September 10th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. The Characteristics of Effective Learning

    Creating and capturing the possibilities in the early years

    Edited by Annie Woods

    The characteristics of effective learning – playing and exploring, active learning and creating and thinking critically – underpin young children’s learning and development and are central to the revised Early Years Foundation Stage. Practitioners need to be confident of planning, observing and...

    Published September 1st 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Early Years Reflective Practice Handbook

    By Avril Brock

    What do early childhood practitioners need to know about reflection and reflective practice? Ongoing reforms in early childhood care and education social policy affect all aspects of young children’s and their families’ lives. Decisions are being undertaken at a rapid pace and there is a need for...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge