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New and Published Books

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Understanding Children’s Development in the Early Years

    Questions practitioners frequently ask, 2nd Edition

    By Christine Macintyre

    Series: Essential Guides for Early Years Practitioners

    Review of the first edition: 'This book provides a very accessible approach to building a better understanding of young children and their development and will be an interesting and useful read for both experienced early years practitioners and for students who are just beginning to build their...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Teaching Mathematics through Story

    A creative approach for the early years

    By Caroline McGrath

    How do you make mathematics relevant and exciting to young children? How can mathematics and literacy be combined in a meaningful way? How can stories inspire the teaching and learning of mathematics? This book explores the exciting ways in which story can be used as a flexible resource to...

    Published June 20th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Bringing the Forest School Approach to your Early Years Practice

    By Karen Constable

    Series: Bringing ... to your Early Years Practice

    This easy-to-read series provides an introduction to some of the most important early years philosophies and shows how they can be incorporated into your setting. Each book provides: an outline of the background to the approach clear explanations of the relevance to contemporary thinking...

    Published June 20th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Research in Early Childhood Education for Sustainability

    International perspectives and provocations

    Edited by Julie Davis, Sue Elliott

    Sustainability is a global issue that urgently needs addressing, and for which the most serious consequences are for children and future generations. This insightful research text tackles one of the most significant contemporary issues of our times – the nexus between society and environment – and...

    Published June 12th 2014 by Routledge