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You are currently browsing 41–50 of 148 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. Using Festivals to Inspire and Engage Young Children

    A month-by-month guide

    By Alison Davies

    Religious events and cultural celebrations form an important part of societies throughout the world. They are key to social development and understanding, for celebrating diversity, as well as finding common ground. Covering a wide range of festivals from around the world, this book shows...

    Published August 28th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Pioneers in Early Childhood Education

    The roots and legacies of Rachel and Margaret McMillan, Maria Montessori and Susan Isaacs

    By Patricia Giardiello

    Rachel and Margaret McMillan, Maria Montessori and Susan Isaacs have had a major impact on contemporary early years curriculum theory and practice. This new book, introduces students and practitioners to the ideas, philosophies and writings of these key early thinkers in early childhood education...

    Published August 21st 2013 by Routledge

  3. Exploring Childhood in a Comparative Context

    An introductory guide for students

    Edited by Mabel Ann Brown, Jon White

    Exploring Childhood in a Comparative Context meets an increasing need for students focusing on early childhood to be familiar with alternative practices in other countries. Providing a ready-made source of information about a wide range of countries including Finland, the Netherlands, the United...

    Published August 15th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Negotiating Adult–Child Relationships in Early Childhood Research

    By Deborah Albon, Rachel Rosen

    Negotiating Adult–Child Relationships in Early Childhood Research presents a substantive critique of technicist and neoliberal approaches to ethics through an exploration of the complicated and often ‘messy’ situations faced in negotiating relationships in research with children. Despite growing...

    Published August 15th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Early Childhood Curriculum

    A Constructivist Perspective, 2nd Edition

    By Nancy Amanda Branscombe, Jan Gunnels Burcham, Kathryn Castle, Elaine Surbeck

    Through its unique integration of curriculum and learning principles, Early Childhood Curriculum: A Constructivist Perspective, 2nd Edition fosters authentic, developmentally appropriate practice for both preschool and early elementary classrooms. The constructivist format of this book encourages...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Exploring ADHD

    An ethnography of disorder in early childhood

    By Simon Bailey

    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the most commonly diagnosed psychiatric condition of childhood worldwide, yet the medical and psychological perspectives that dominate our understandings of ADHD present problems in their reductive understanding of the condition. Exploring ADHD...

    Published June 19th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Young Children Becoming Curriculum

    Deleuze, Te Whariki and curricular understandings

    By Marg Sellers

    Series: Contesting Early Childhood

    This book contests a tradition and convention in educational thinking that dichotomises children and curriculum, by developing the notion of re(con)ceiving children in curriculum. By presenting an innovative research project, in which she worked with children to share their understandings of the...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Planning for Schematic Learning in the Early Years

    A practical guide

    By Karen Constable

    Edited by Sandy Green

    What are schemas and why should you know about them? How can schemas be identified in young children? What does schematic learning look like and how does it meet the needs of individual children? All children are different, they look different, sound different, behave in different ways and...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  9. International Perspectives on Transition to School

    Reconceptualising beliefs, policy and practice

    Edited by Kay Margetts, Anna Kienig

    With increasing attention given by governments and policy makers to children’s transition to school, and the associated need for educators, families and communities to be supported in the process, changes are often required to existing structures and pedagogy. This book is framed around the...

    Published May 12th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Family Context of Parenting in Children's Adaptation to Elementary School

    Edited by Philip A. Cowan, Carolyn Pape Cowan, Jennifer C. Ablow, Vanessa Kahn Johnson, Jeffrey R. Measelle

    Series: Monographs in Parenting Series

    The Family Context of Parenting in Children's Adaptation to Elementary School is a result of a longitudinal prevention study of 100 families begun the year before their first children entered kindergarten. Each family went through an assessment and then a subset was randomly chosen for group...

    Published May 2nd 2013 by Routledge