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  1. Picturebooks

    Beyond the Borders of Art, Narrative and Culture

    Edited by Evelyn Arizpe, Maureen Farrell, Julie McAdam

    The picturebook is now recognized as a sophisticated art form that has provided a space for some of the most exciting innovations in the field of children’s literature. This book brings together the work of expert scholars from the UK, the USA and Europe to present original theoretical perspectives...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Growing Child

    Laying the foundations of active learning and physical health

    By Clair Stevens

    Series: Foundations of Child Development

    How do children’s early physical experiences influence their future health and well-being? What are the future consequences of a sedentary childhood on life chances and health? What importance do we place in the UK on sleep, fresh air, good nutrition and movement? The Growing Child thoughtfully...

    Published April 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Thinking Child

    Laying the foundations of understanding and competence

    By Pamela May

    Series: Foundations of Child Development

    What characteristics do children need to become motivated to learn? How do children’s experiences and relationships affect their cognitive development? How do you provide learning experiences that meet the developmental needs of every child in your care? The Thinking Child thoughtfully discusses...

    Published April 1st 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Hidden History of Early Childhood Education

    Edited by Blythe Farb Hinitz

    The Hidden History of Early Childhood Education provides an understandable and manageable exploration of the history of early childhood education in the United States. Covering historical, philosophical, and sociological underpinnings that reach from the 1800s to today, contributors explore groups...

    Published March 25th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Social Child

    Laying the foundations of relationships and language

    By Toni Buchan

    Series: Foundations of Child Development

    What helps babies and young children develop proficient social skills? How do children's early relationships and social interactions influence their future emotional resilience and wellbeing? The Social Child thoughtfully discusses the key principles of children’s social development alongside...

    Published March 20th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Philosophy of Play

    Edited by Emily Ryall, Wendy Russell, Malcolm MacLean

    Play is a vital component of the social life and well-being of both children and adults. This book examines the concept of play and considers a variety of the related philosophical issues. It also includes meta-analyses from a range of philosophers and theorists, as well as an exploration of some...

    Published March 20th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Balancing Dilemmas in Assessment and Learning in Contemporary Education

    Edited by Anton Havnes, Liz McDowell

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book focuses on dilemmas inherent in the practice of assessment in the contemporary context. New forms of assessment are being introduced in all sectors of education and training, and the culture of assessment is shifting. The authors in this volume discuss the practice of assessment,...

    Published March 20th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Understanding Early Years Inequality

    Policy, assessment and young children's identities

    By Alice Bradbury

    Understanding Early Years Inequality uses critical sociological perspectives to examine the impact of changing assessment policy on primary school classrooms, with a particular focus on issues of inequality. Drawing on accounts of life in early years classrooms, Alice Bradbury suggests that a...

    Published March 17th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Beyond Quality in Early Childhood Education and Care

    Languages of evaluation, 3rd Edition

    By Gunilla Dahlberg, Peter Moss, Alan Pence

    Series: Routledge Education Classic Edition

    Taking a broad approach, Beyond Quality in Early Childhood Education and Care relates issues of early childhood to the sociology of childhood, philosophy, ethics, political science and other fields and to an analysis of the world we live in today. It places these issues in a global context and...

    Published March 17th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Children’s Drawing and Writing

    The Remarkable in the Unremarkable

    By Diane Mavers

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Children’s everyday drawing and writing are paradoxical: charmingly engaging, yet seemingly unremarkable in their ordinariness. This book takes a very close look at what passes by largely unnoticed at home and in school: copying, texts fleetingly present then gone, a picture drawn after the valued...

    Published March 10th 2013 by Routledge