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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 134 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. 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

  2. Spiritual Experiences in Early Childhood Education

    Four Kindergarteners, One Classroom

    By Jennifer Mata

    Spirituality is frequently avoided in the public school classroom in an attempt to prevent controversy. However, by ignoring, preventing, or discounting spirituality, educators can also inhibit children’s spiritual development. Based on qualitative research and interactions with both children and...

    Published June 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Developing Children’s Critical Thinking through Picturebooks

    A guide for primary and early years students and teachers

    By Mary Roche

    This accessible text will show students and class teachers how they can enable their pupils to become critical thinkers through the medium of picturebooks. By introducing children to the notion of making-meaning together through thinking and discussion, Roche focuses on carefully chosen...

    Published June 21st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Bringing the Forest School Approach to your Early Years Practice

    By Karen Constable

    Series: Bringing ... to your Early Years Practice

    This easy-to-read series provides an introduction to some of the most important early years philosophies and shows how they can be incorporated into your setting. Each book provides: an outline of the background to the approach clear explanations of the relevance to contemporary thinking...

    Published June 19th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Children's Learning in Laboratory and Classroom Contexts

    Essays in Honor of Ann Brown

    Edited by Joseph Campione, Kathleen Metz, Annemarie Sullivan Palincsar

    During the second half of the twentieth century, Ann Brown was one of the world’s premier researchers into the cognitive development of young children. Sponsored by the Spencer Foundation, this edited festschrift honors her work and memory by bringing together a collection of original...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Sustained Shared Thinking in the Early Years

    Linking theory to practice

    By Kathy Brodie

    Used as a measure of quality in the ground-breaking Effective Provision of Pre-School Education (EPPE) project, Sustained Shared Thinking is fundamental to good early years practice. It costs nothing, yet research has shown that it improves outcomes for children by supporting their holistic...

    Published May 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Developing Attachment in Early Years Settings

    Nurturing secure relationships from birth to five years, 2nd Edition

    By Veronica Read

    Providing an accessible introduction to attachment thinking, this practical book offers early years practitioners’ advice on translating attachment principles into practice in their settings. It clearly explains how knowledge about attachment theory underpins everyday practice and highlights the...

    Published May 8th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Play Out

    How to develop your outside space for learning and play

    By Learning through Landscapes

    Do you know how to manage physical risks and encourage children to go out and test their own boundaries without fear or failure? How can you create a stimulating outdoor area that offers irresistible learning opportunities for young children? Does your outdoor learning environment support young...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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