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  1. Essential books for early years professionals bundle

    This bundle includes the following essential early years titles: Outdoor Learning in the Early Years, 3rd edition, Helen Bilton Child Development in Practice, Pamela May Key Persons in the Early Years, 2nd edition, Peter Elfer, Elinor Goldschmied and Dorothy Y. Selleck Enhancing Learning...

    Published October 1st 2010 by Routledge

  2. Early Childhood Education

    Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow, 2nd Edition

    By Suzanne L. Krogh, Kristine L. Slentz

    In an accessible and meaningful way, Early Childhood Education examines foundational topics that encourage early childhood education students to think, reflect, and develop opinions, theories, and philosophies about their field. This interactive book invites the reader to develop a personal...

    Published September 13th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Understanding Behaviour and Development in Early Childhood

    A Guide to Theory and Practice

    By Maria Robinson

    In this accessible and thought-provoking text, the author examines the behaviour of babies and young children in a developmental context, and takes into account the shifts and changes over time as young children grow and mature. Understanding Behaviour and Development in Early Childhood reveals,...

    Published September 8th 2010 by Routledge

  4. 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 6th 2010 by Routledge

  5. 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 20th 2010 by Routledge

  6. 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 July 18th 2010 by Routledge

  7. 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 16th 2010 by Routledge

  8. 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 21st 2010 by Routledge

  9. 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 26th 2009 by Routledge

  10. 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 10th 2009 by Routledge