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  1. Nature and Young Children

    Encouraging Creative Play and Learning in Natural Environments, 2nd Edition

    By Ruth Wilson

    Now in its second edition, Nature and Young Children promotes the holistic development of children by connecting them with nature. It offers advice and guidance on how to set up indoor and outdoor nature play spaces as well as encouraging environmentally responsible attitudes, values and behaviour...

    Published June 14th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Running Records

    Authentic Instruction in Early Childhood Education

    By Mary Shea

    The most effective way to understand what a child knows about the reading process is to take a running record. In Running Records, Mary Shea demonstrates how teachers can use this powerful tool to design lessons that decrease reading difficulties, build on strengths, and stimulate motivation,...

    Published May 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  3. Mathematics in Early Years Education

    3rd Edition

    By Ann Montague-Smith, Alison J. Price

    This third edition of the best-selling Mathematics in Nursery Education provides an accessible introduction to the teaching of mathematics in the early years. Covering all areas of mathematics learning – number and counting, calculation, pattern, shape, measures and data handling – it summarises...

    Published May 16th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 13th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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 25th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 25th 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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 27th 2012 by Routledge

  9. 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 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  10. 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 6th 2011 by Routledge