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New and Published Books

  1. Teaching Chinese Literacy in the Early Years

    Psychology, pedagogy and practice

    By Hui Li

    Series: Routledge Research in Language Education

    The Chinese language is now used by a quarter of the world’s population and is increasingly popular as a second language. Teaching Chinese Literacy in the Early Years comprehensively investigates the psychology, pedagogy and practice involved in teaching Chinese literacy to young children. This...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Drama 3-5

    A practical guide to teaching drama to children in the Early Years Foundation Stage, 2nd Edition

    By Debbie Chalmers

    Series: Essential Guides for Early Years Practitioners

    Would you like to offer constructive, creative and exciting new dramatic learning experiences to the children in your setting? The importance of using drama to promote active and creative learning in the early years is widely recognised, and this fully updated second edition of Drama 3-5 will guide...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Characteristics of Effective Learning

    Creating and capturing the possibilities in the early years

    Edited by Annie Woods

    The characteristics of effective learning – playing and exploring, active learning and creating and thinking critically – underpin young children’s learning and development and are central to the revised Early Years Foundation Stage. Practitioners need to be confident of planning, observing and...

    Published September 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Technology and Digital Media in the Early Years

    Tools for Teaching and Learning

    Edited by Chip Donohue

    A Co-Publication of Routledge and NAEYC Technology and Digital Media in the Early Years offers early childhood teacher educators, professional development providers, and early childhood educators in pre-service, in-service, and continuing education settings a thought-provoking guide to effective,...

    Published August 25th 2014 by Routledge

  5. University Laboratory Preschools

    Edited by James Elicker, Nancy Barbour

    This volume is a collection of articles that showcase new research that is emerging from laboratory schools, guided by principles of applied developmental science. In the 1920's, new university laboratory preschools ushered in a modern era of child development research. Campus preschools with a...

    Published July 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Early Years Reflective Practice Handbook

    By Avril Brock

    What do early childhood practitioners need to know about reflection and reflective practice? Ongoing reforms in early childhood care and education social policy affect all aspects of young children’s and their families’ lives. Decisions are being undertaken at a rapid pace and there is a need for...

    Published July 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Identifying Additional Learning Needs in the Early Years

    2nd Edition

    By Christine Macintyre

    Series: Essential Guides for Early Years Practitioners

    I know there is something wrong, but what? How do I know if outside help for this child is needed? How do I tell parents that their child could have a learning difficulty? These are questions that most nursery workers will have to face during their careers, and questions which this new edition of...

    Published July 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Children's Play and Its Place in Education

    With an Appendix on the Montessori Method

    By Walter De Burley Wood

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Published long before the importance of early childhood education was formally recognised in the educational landscape this book explores the significance of play for young children. The volume includes an appendix on Montessori education....

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Primary Understanding

    Education in Early Childhood

    By Kieran Egan

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Beginning with descriptions of the ways in which children make sense of their experience and the world, such as fantasy, stories and games, Egan constructs his argument that constituting this foundational layer are sets of cultural sense-making capacities, reflected in oral cultures throughout the...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Play in Healthcare

    Using Play to Promote Child Development and Wellbeing

    Edited by Alison Tonkin

    The importance of play in children’s health and care services, both as a form of therapy and as a distraction, is often overlooked. This unique text promotes developmentally appropriate provision within healthcare settings for children and young people and provides an introduction to the...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge