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You are currently browsing 41–50 of 140 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 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

  2. Outdoor Learning through the Seasons

    An essential guide for the early years

    By Ann Watts

    Outdoor play experiences have a crucial role in young children’s learning and development and should be a daily part of their lives. Planning and facilitating rich play and learning opportunities outside can, however, be challenging, especially in difficult weather conditions. Outdoor Learning...

    Published April 29th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Young Children, Pedagogy and the Arts

    Ways of Seeing

    Edited by Felicity McArdle, Gail Boldt

    Series: Changing Images of Early Childhood

    Young Children, Pedagogy and the Arts is an innovative text that describes practices and research that cross all five strands of the arts—visual, drama, music, dance, and media—and illuminates ways of understanding children and their arts practices that go beyond the common traditions. The book:...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Growing Child

    Laying the foundations of active learning and physical health

    By Clair Stevens

    Series: Foundations of Child Development

    How do children’s early physical experiences influence their future health and well-being? What are the future consequences of a sedentary childhood on life chances and health? What importance do we place in the UK on sleep, fresh air, good nutrition and movement? The Growing Child thoughtfully...

    Published April 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Thinking Child

    Laying the foundations of understanding and competence

    By Pamela May

    Series: Foundations of Child Development

    What characteristics do children need to become motivated to learn? How do children’s experiences and relationships affect their cognitive development? How do you provide learning experiences that meet the developmental needs of every child in your care? The Thinking Child thoughtfully discusses...

    Published April 1st 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Hidden History of Early Childhood Education

    Edited by Blythe Farb Hinitz

    The Hidden History of Early Childhood Education provides an understandable and manageable exploration of the history of early childhood education in the United States. Covering historical, philosophical, and sociological underpinnings that reach from the 1800s to today, contributors explore groups...

    Published March 25th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Social Child

    Laying the foundations of relationships and language

    By Toni Buchan

    Series: Foundations of Child Development

    What helps babies and young children develop proficient social skills? How do children's early relationships and social interactions influence their future emotional resilience and wellbeing? The Social Child thoughtfully discusses the key principles of children’s social development alongside...

    Published March 20th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Nature Education with Young Children

    Integrating Inquiry and Practice

    Edited by Daniel R. Meier, Stephanie Sisk-Hilton

    Nature Education with Young Children is a thoughtful, sophisticated teacher resource that blends theory and practice on nature education, children's inquiry-based learning, and reflective teaching. The book’s guiding conceptual framework is founded upon the integration of four key ideas for...

    Published February 24th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Child-Initiated Play and Learning

    Planning for possibilities in the early years

    Edited by Annie Woods

    Planning is central to the role of any early years practitioner and involves careful consideration of resources and the learning environment, learning outcomes, observation and assessment and the unique abilities of individual children. This is a big ask and in a busy setting it can be a challenge...

    Published February 20th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Reconfiguring the Natures of Childhood

    By Affrica Taylor

    Series: Contesting Early Childhood

    In this fascinating new book, Affrica Taylor encourages an exciting paradigmatic shift in the ways in which childhood and nature are conceived and pedagogically deployed, and invites readers to critically reassess the naturalist childhood discourses that are rife within popular culture and early...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge