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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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 November 30th 2011 by Routledge

  5. 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 16th 2011 by Routledge

  6. 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 15th 2011 by Routledge

  7. The EYPS Handbook

    By Jackie Basquill, Liana Beattie, Joanne Ryan

    This is the essential handbook to support you as you work towards Early Years Professional Status. Taking a standard-by-standard approach, this text uses a balance of leadership and personal practice examples to guide you through achieving EYPS. Examining each of the 39 standards in...

    Published October 30th 2011 by Routledge

  8. The All-Day Kindergarten and Pre-K Curriculum

    A Dynamic-Themes Approach

    By Doris Pronin Fromberg

    Grounded in theory and research, The All-Day Kindergarten and Pre-K Curriculum provides an activity-based and classroom-proven curriculum for educators to consider as they plan and interact with pre-k and kindergarten children. Allowing young children the opportunities to become independent, caring...

    Published September 14th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Enhancing Learning through Play

    A developmental perspective for early years settings, 2nd Edition

    By Christine Macintyre

    Written to support early years professionals who are fascinated by the complexities and implications of early development, this fully updated second edition explains why children need to play and offers practical guidance on how best to support children’s development and learning through play....

    Published September 7th 2011 by Routledge

  10. 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 30th 2011 by Routledge