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Forthcoming Early Years Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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,...

    To Be Published August 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    To Be Published September 3rd 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...

    To Be Published September 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. The ABC of Early Childhood Education

    A student’s guide to the most significant early childhood theorists

    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...

    To Be Published September 8th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    To Be Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    To Be Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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...

    To Be Published October 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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...

    To Be Published October 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Made To Measure

    Developing effective observation, assessment and planning in the Early Years

    By Lisa Sancisi, Margaret Edgington

    What is meant by high quality observation in the early years? How do you devise effective next steps for young children that build on their interests? How do you ensure that you meet the needs of all the children in your care? Offering a fresh approach, this practical toolkit offers a complete...

    To Be Published October 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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...

    To Be Published October 15th 2014 by Routledge