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  1. Play Therapy Today

    Contemporary Practice with Individuals, Groups and Carers

    Edited by Eileen Prendiville, Justine Howard

    Play Therapy Today brings together the work of renowned practitioners and academics currently working and researching in therapeutic play and play therapy, and presents a range of ground-breaking methods for practising with groups, individuals, and parents and carers. Providing an overview of new...

    Published June 5th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Listening to Children

    Being and becoming

    By Bronwyn Davies

    Series: Contesting Early Childhood

    Through a series of exquisite encounters with children, and through a lucid opening up of new aspects of poststructuralist theorizing, Bronwyn Davies opens up new ways of thinking about, and intra-acting with, children. This book carefully guides the reader through a wave of thought that turns the...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Sustained Shared Thinking in the Early Years

    Linking theory to practice

    By Kathy Brodie

    Used as a measure of quality in the ground-breaking Effective Provision of Pre-School Education (EPPE) project, Sustained Shared Thinking is fundamental to good early years practice. It costs nothing, yet research has shown that it improves outcomes for children by supporting their holistic...

    Published May 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Supporting Boys’ Writing in the Early Years

    Becoming a writer in leaps and bounds

    By Julie Cigman

    Julie Cigman uses a vast range of personal vignettes to explain best practice when encouraging boys to write. The theory is brought to life with these recollections, making this a very informative and enjoyable book to read. The ideas for working together with boys are beautifully simple and are...

    Published May 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Playgroup Movement

    By Brenda Crowe

    Originally published in 1973, this reprints the fourth, updated edition of 1983. This book defines playgroups, examines their needs and problems and traces the growth of the association to meet the demands of a lively and demanding movement....

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Developing Attachment in Early Years Settings

    Nurturing secure relationships from birth to five years, 2nd Edition

    By Veronica Read

    Providing an accessible introduction to attachment thinking, this practical book offers early years practitioners’ advice on translating attachment principles into practice in their settings. It clearly explains how knowledge about attachment theory underpins everyday practice and highlights the...

    Published May 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Diverse Early Childhood Education Policies and Practices

    Voices and Images from Five Countries in Asia

    By Amita Gupta

    Diverse Early Childhood Education Policies and Practices explores issues in early childhood education and teacher preparation in five Asian countries: India, Singapore, China, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives. Some observed classrooms in these countries reflect influences that are simultaneously...

    Published May 1st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Young Children as Artists

    Art and Design in the Early Years and Key Stage 1

    By Suzy Tutchell

    From the moment a child is born, they interact with the sensory world, looking at colours, feeling textures; constructing mental and physical images of what they see and experience. Within all early years settings and into primary school, the aim for the practitioner, is to provide as many...

    Published April 25th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Play Out

    How to develop your outside space for learning and play

    By Learning through Landscapes

    Do you know how to manage physical risks and encourage children to go out and test their own boundaries without fear or failure? How can you create a stimulating outdoor area that offers irresistible learning opportunities for young children? Does your outdoor learning environment support young...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Transformative Change and Real Utopias in Early Childhood Education

    A story of democracy, experimentation and potentiality

    By Peter Moss

    Series: Contesting Early Childhood

    Early childhood education and care is a major policy issue for national governments and international organisations. This book contests two stories, both infused by neoliberal thinking, that dominate early childhood policy making today - ‘the story of quality and high returns’ and ‘the story of...

    Published April 16th 2014 by Routledge