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  1. The Outdoor Classroom Ages 3-7

    Using Ideas from Forest Schools to Enrich Learning

    By Karen Constable

    The outdoor area is now an integral part of many early years settings and schools, but is it being used to its full potential? This book clearly explains the learning potential of the outdoor environment and practically demonstrates how the ‘Outdoor Classroom’ can be developed in early years...

    Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Debates on Early Childhood Policies and Practices

    Global snapshots of pedagogical thinking and encounters

    Edited by Theodora Papatheodorou

    Globally, Early Years policies and documents have set out aspirational outcomes and benefits for children, their families and the wider society. These policies have emphasised the place of early childhood provision within the wider global agenda, by tackling inequality and disadvantage early on in...

    Published May 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  3. Handbook of Family Literacy

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Barbara H. Wasik

    The Handbook of Family Literacy, 2e, provides the most comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of family literacy of any available book. It documents the need for literacy education for children and parents, describes early literacy and math development within the home, analyses interventions in home...

    Published April 26th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Assessment of Young Children

    A Collaborative Approach

    By Lisa B. Fiore

    In an era of standards and norms where assessment tends to minimize or dismiss individual differences and results in punitive outcomes or no action at all, Assessment of Young Children provides teachers with an approach to assessment that is in the best interest of both children and their families....

    Published April 26th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Building Positive Relationships with Parents of Young Children

    A guide to effective communication

    By Anita M. Hughes, Veronica Read

    Positive relationships between practitioners and parents are essential for young children’s wellbeing, but achieving this can be difficult if there is not enough understanding about how relationships work when one person (the practitioner or teacher) has to play the professional role. Strong...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Participatory Learning in the Early Years

    Research and Pedagogy

    Edited by Donna Berthelsen, Jo Brownlee, Eva Johansson

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    The early years are an important period for learning, but the questions surrounding participatory learning amongst toddlers remain under-examined. This book presents the latest theoretical and research perspectives about how ECEC (Early Childhood Education and Care) contexts promote democracy and...

    Published February 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  7. Planning and Observation of 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 very youngest children. Each book takes a key aspect of working with this age group and gives clear and...

    Published December 7th 2011 by Routledge

  8. An Integrated Play-based Curriculum for Young Children

    By Olivia N. Saracho

    Play provides young children with the opportunity to express their ideas, symbolize, and test their knowledge of the world. It provides the basis for inquiry in literacy, science, social studies, mathematics, art, music, and movement. Through play, young children become active learners engaged in...

    Published December 1st 2011 by Routledge

  9. Understanding Young Children’s Learning through Play

    Building playful pedagogies

    By Pat Broadhead, Andy Burt

    This timely and accessible text introduces, theorises and practically applies two important concepts which now underpin early years practice: those of ‘playful learning' and 'playful pedagogies'. Pat Broadhead and Andy Burt draw upon filmed material, conversations with children, reflection,...

    Published November 17th 2011 by Routledge

  10. The Early Years Health and Safety Handbook

    2nd Edition

    By Lynn Parker, Lynn Parker

    'The layout and presentation of the text, with bullet points, checklists and sample policy documents make the book useful for staff training sessions as well as a reference point for practitioners with management responsibility for any aspect of early years practice.' - Early Years Update If you...

    Published November 16th 2011 by Routledge