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  1. Understanding the Under 3s and the Implications for Education

    Edited by Sylvie Rayna, Ferre Laevers

    This book originated from an awareness of the persistent lack of knowledge supporting a more respectful reception and approach to the youngest in our changing societies. It follows initiatives of networks of researchers from several countries, sharing insights from current studies carried out in...

    Published August 12th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Early Childhood Curriculum

    A Constructivist Perspective, 2nd Edition

    By Nancy Amanda Branscombe, Jan Gunnels Burcham, Kathryn Castle, Elaine Surbeck

    Through its unique integration of curriculum and learning principles, Early Childhood Curriculum: A Constructivist Perspective, 2nd Edition fosters authentic, developmentally appropriate practice for both preschool and early elementary classrooms. The constructivist format of this book encourages...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Developing Child in the 21st Century

    A global perspective on child development, 2nd Edition

    By Sandra Smidt

    Offering a sociocultural approach to education and learning, this fascinating exploration of childhood provides an in-depth understanding of how children make sense of the world and the people in it. Examining the ways in which children express their thoughts, feelings and actively generate meaning...

    Published May 27th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Planning for Schematic Learning in the Early Years

    A practical guide

    By Karen Constable

    Edited by Sandy Green

    What are schemas and why should you know about them? How can schemas be identified in young children? What does schematic learning look like and how does it meet the needs of individual children? All children are different, they look different, sound different, behave in different ways and...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Self-Regulation and Early School Success

    Edited by Megan M. McClelland, Shauna L. Tominey

    Self-regulation has been identified as an important predictor of school readiness and academic achievement in young children. Children who struggle with self-regulation are at risk of experiencing peer rejection and academic difficulties. Teachers report that there is high variability in children’s...

    Published May 21st 2013 by Routledge

  6. Encouraging Learning

    How you can help children learn

    By James Nottingham

    ‘I recommend this book to anyone wishing to help children learn. In it you will find some lovely ideas for improving the way we encourage, support and praise all young people.’ Professor Carol Dweck, author of Mindset, Stanford University, USA ‘James has developed a rare skill for blending...

    Published May 15th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Talking and Doing Science in the Early Years

    A practical guide for ages 2-7

    By Sue Dale Tunnicliffe

    Young children are intuitive, emergent scientists - they observe, raise hypotheses, experiment and notice patterns. Most of our everyday actions at home and in other settings, inside and outside, have a scientific basis and it is through these early experiences that children formulate their ideas...

    Published May 12th 2013 by Routledge

  8. International Perspectives on Transition to School

    Reconceptualising beliefs, policy and practice

    Edited by Kay Margetts, Anna Kienig

    With increasing attention given by governments and policy makers to children’s transition to school, and the associated need for educators, families and communities to be supported in the process, changes are often required to existing structures and pedagogy. This book is framed around the...

    Published May 12th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Outdoor Learning through the Seasons

    An essential guide for the early years

    By Ann Watts

    Outdoor play experiences have a crucial role in young children’s learning and development and should be a daily part of their lives. Planning and facilitating rich play and learning opportunities outside can, however, be challenging, especially in difficult weather conditions. Outdoor Learning...

    Published April 29th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Young Children, Pedagogy and the Arts

    Ways of Seeing

    Edited by Felicity McArdle, Gail Boldt

    Series: Changing Images of Early Childhood

    Young Children, Pedagogy and the Arts is an innovative text that describes practices and research that cross all five strands of the arts—visual, drama, music, dance, and media—and illuminates ways of understanding children and their arts practices that go beyond the common traditions. The book:...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge