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  1. 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 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 19th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 11th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 4th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 29th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge