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  1. 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 30th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 12th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 12th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 26th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 21st 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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 21st 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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 21st 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 18th 2013 by Routledge