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New and Published Books

  1. The Routledge International Handbook of Young Children’s Thinking and Understanding

    Edited by Sue Robson, Suzanne Flannery Quinn

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks of Education

    This ground-breaking handbook provides a much-needed, contemporary and authoritative reference text on young children’s thinking. The different perspectives represented in the thirty-nine chapters contribute to a vibrant picture of young children, their ways of thinking and their efforts...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Educational Change in International Early Childhood Contexts

    Crossing Borders of Reflection

    Edited by Linda R. Kroll, Daniel R. Meier

    Series: International Perspectives on Early Childhood Education

    Co-published with the Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI), Educational Change in International Early Childhood Contexts: Crossing Borders of Reflection examines the role of teacher reflection in a variety of educational contexts worldwide. Using a case study approach that...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Bringing the Montessori Approach to your Early Years Practice

    3rd Edition

    By Barbara Isaacs

    Series: Bringing ... to your Early Years Practice

    Have you ever wondered what the Montessori approach is all about and how it can be used to benefit the young children in your setting? This book explains how the Montessori approach works offering guidance on planning and assessment methods alongside practical activities for practitioners to try....

    Published October 28th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Constructing and Reconstructing Childhood

    Contemporary issues in the sociological study of childhood, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Allison James, Alan Prout

    Series: Routledge Education Classic Edition

    When the first edition of this seminal work appeared in 1990, the sociology of childhood was only just beginning to emerge as a distinct sub-discipline. Drawing together strands of existing sociological writing about childhood and shaping them into a new paradigm, the original edition of this...

    Published October 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Outdoor Play for 1--3 Year Olds

    How to set up and run your own outdoor toddler group

    By Isabel Hopwood-Stephens

    We are all mindful of the increasing news coverage of outdoor play and its benefits, but how can you go beyond the sandpit and hopscotch to create a magical and creative experience for the children in your care? This book provides all the encouragement you will need to set up and run an outdoor...

    Published October 6th 2014 by Routledge

  6. People Under Three

    Play, work and learning in a childcare setting, 3rd Edition

    By Sonia Jackson, Ruth Forbes

    Services for young children have gone through a period of rapid transformation in recent years, which have been paralleled by great advances in our knowledge of early child development. However, care and education in the first three years of life continues to be a neglected area. Thoroughly updated...

    Published October 5th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Circle Time for Young Children

    2nd Edition

    By Jenny Mosley

    Series: Essential Guides for Early Years Practitioners

    Jenny Mosley's quality circle time model involves establishing an on-going, timetabled process of circle-meetings for adults and children. As a basis for teaching relationship skills, enhancing self-esteem and building a positive behaviour management and anti-bullying policy, circle time will not...

    Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge

  8. An ABC of Early Childhood Education

    A guide to some of the key issues

    By Sandra Smidt

    This unique and engaging resource describes, critiques and analyses the significance of a wide range of contemporary and classic ideas about how young children learn. Organised in a handy A – Z format, best-selling author and early years expert Sandra Smidt: Traces back each idea to the roots of...

    Published September 24th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 10th 2014 by Routledge