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  1. Peer Relationships in Early Childhood Education and Care

    Edited by Margaret Kernan, Elly Singer

    Peer Relationships in Early Childhood Education and Care brings together fresh perspectives and research about young children’s relationships. It examines children’s rights and well-being against a backdrop of increased social movement and migration, changing family structures and work practices,...

    Published September 7th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Beyond Early Literacy

    A Balanced Approach to Developing the Whole Child

    By Janet B. Taylor, Nancy Amanda Branscombe, Jan Gunnels Burcham, Lilli Land

    For early childhood classrooms – where curriculum is increasingly shaped by standards and teachers are pressed for time – Beyond Early Literacy offers a literacy method that goes beyond simply developing language arts skills. Known as Shared Journal, this process promotes young children’s learning...

    Published September 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  3. Playing to Learn

    The role of play in the early years

    By Sandra Smidt

    Sandra Smidt sets out to explain what play is and why it is so important as one of the key ways of learning, particularly - but not solely - for young children. She argues that all play is purposeful, and can only truly considered to be play when the child has chosen what to do, where and how to do...

    Published July 21st 2010 by Routledge

  4. Towards Excellence in Early Years Education

    Exploring narratives of experience

    By Kathleen Goouch

    This book uniquely describes the work of two Early Years Professionals, drawing on their narrative accounts as they robustly describe and analyse their work with young children. Against a backcloth of increasing regulation and inspection of early years care and education, Kathy Gooch emphasizes the...

    Published June 17th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Transforming Children's Spaces

    Children's and Adults' Participation in Designing Learning Environments

    By Alison Clark

    How can young children play an active role in developing the design of learning environments? What methods can be used to bring together children’s and practitioners’ views about their environment? What insights can young children offer into good designs for these children’s spaces? With the...

    Published February 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  6. A History of Children's Play and Play Environments

    Toward a Contemporary Child-Saving Movement

    By Joe L. Frost

    Children’s play throughout history has been free, spontaneous, and intertwined with work, set in the playgrounds of the fields, streams, and barnyards. Children in cities enjoyed similar forms of play but their playgrounds were the vacant lands and parks. Today, children have become increasingly...

    Published October 27th 2009 by Routledge

  7. A Handbook of Children and Young People's Participation

    Perspectives from Theory and Practice

    Edited by Barry Percy-Smith, Nigel Thomas

    A Handbook of Children and Young People's Participation brings together key thinkers and practitioners from diverse contexts across the globe to provide an authoritative overview of contemporary theory and practice around children’s participation. Promoting the participation of children and young...

    Published August 11th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Learning and Teaching Early Math

    The Learning Trajectories Approach

    By Douglas H. Clements, Julie Sarama

    Series: Studies in Mathematical Thinking and Learning Series

    In this important new book for pre- and in-service teachers, early math experts Douglas Clements and Julie Sarama show how "learning trajectories" help teachers become more effective professionals. By opening up new windows to seeing young children and the inherent delight and curiosity behind...

    Published March 12th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Early Childhood Mathematics Education Research

    Learning Trajectories for Young Children

    By Julie Sarama, Douglas H. Clements

    Series: Studies in Mathematical Thinking and Learning Series

    This important new book synthesizes relevant research on the learning of mathematics from birth into the primary grades from the full range of these complementary perspectives. At the core of early math experts Julie Sarama and Douglas Clements's theoretical and empirical frameworks are learning...

    Published March 12th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Multimedia and Literacy Development

    Improving Achievement for Young Learners

    Edited by Adriana G. Bus, Susan B. Neuman

    Representing the state of the art in multimedia applications and their promise for enhancing early literacy development, this volume broadens the field of reading research by looking beyond print-only experiences to young readers’ encounters with multimedia stories on the Internet and DVD....

    Published September 4th 2008 by Routledge