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  1. Appropriate Environments for Children under Three

    By Helen Bradford

    Series: Supporting Children from Birth to Three

    The most rapid and significant phase of development occurs in the first three years of a child’s life. The Supporting Children from Birth to Three series focuses on the care and support of the youngest children. Each book takes a key aspect of working with this age group and gives clear and...

    Published August 31st 2011 by Routledge

  2. Curriculum in Early Childhood Education

    Re-examined, Rediscovered, Renewed

    Edited by Nancy File, Jennifer J. Mueller, Debora Basler Wisneski

    Curriculum in Early Childhood Education: Reexamined, Rediscovered, Renewed provides a critical examination of the sources, aims, and features of early childhood curricula. Providing a theoretical and philosophical foundation for examining teaching and learning, this book will provoke discussion and...

    Published August 18th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Early Childhood Teacher Research

    From Questions to Results

    By Kathryn Castle

    What is early childhood teacher research and why is it important? How does a teacher researcher formulate a research question and a plan for doing research? How do teachers apply research results to effect change? Early Childhood Teacher Research is an exciting new resource that will address the...

    Published August 16th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Understanding Babies and Young Children from Conception to Three

    A guide for students, practitioners and parents

    By Christine Macintyre

    When do babies begin to learn and what exactly are they learning? What are the key stages of a toddler’s development? Do movements such as crawling really affect later learning? How important is the environment to the under threes? What can I do to give each child the best possible support? Written...

    Published July 12th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Introducing Bruner

    A Guide for Practitioners and Students in Early Years Education

    By Sandra Smidt

    Sandra Smidt takes the reader on a journey through the key concepts of Jerome Bruner, a significant figure in the field of early education whose work has spanned almost a century. His wide-ranging and innovative principles of early learning and teaching are unpicked here using everyday language and...

    Published April 1st 2011 by Routledge

  6. Exploring Children's Creative Narratives

    Edited by Dorothy Faulkner, Elizabeth Coates

    How should we understand children’s creativity? This fascinating collection of international research offers fresh perspectives on children’s creative processes and the expression of their creative imagination through dramatic play, stories, artwork, dance, music and conversation. Drawing on a...

    Published March 25th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Every Nursery Needs a Garden

    A Step-by-step Guide to Creating and Using a Garden with Young Children

    By Ann Watts

    ‘If outdoor activities with young children have always baffled you, then this is the book for you. Practical in style and structure, it has an accessible approach which is based in the best early years practice and provides plenty of challenges and new ideas. It is a must have for your early years...

    Published March 24th 2011 by David Fulton Publishers

  8. Parallel Learning of Reading and Writing in Early Childhood

    By Mary Shea

    Parallel Learning of Reading and Writing in Early Childhood explores why it’s important to provide a balanced language learning environment for young children and offers approaches for children to practice and explore language. Writing – a different but parallel process – can open the...

    Published March 14th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Developing Your Portfolio – Enhancing Your Learning and Showing Your Stuff

    A Guide for the Early Childhood Student or Professional, 2nd Edition

    By Marianne Jones, Marilyn Shelton

    Portfolios have often been used as a way for teachers to monitor and assess their students' progress, but this book picks up on the current trend of using portfolios to assess teachers themselves as part of their degree requirements. As a professional development tool, portfolios are also useful...

    Published March 7th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Researching Young Children's Perspectives

    Debating the ethics and dilemmas of educational research with children

    Edited by Deborah Harcourt, Bob Perry, Tim Waller

    What ethical dilemmas face researchers who work with young children? Researching Young Children’s Perspectives critically examines the challenges and complexities of rights based, participatory research with children. Rather than approaching these dilemmas as problematic issues, this book positions...

    Published March 4th 2011 by Routledge