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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Nature Education with Young Children

    Integrating Inquiry and Practice

    Edited by Daniel R. Meier, Stephanie Sisk-Hilton

    Nature Education with Young Children is a thoughtful, sophisticated teacher resource that blends theory and practice on nature education, children's inquiry-based learning, and reflective teaching. The book’s guiding conceptual framework is founded upon the integration of four key ideas for...

    Published February 24th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Child-Initiated Play and Learning

    Planning for possibilities in the early years

    Edited by Annie Woods

    Planning is central to the role of any early years practitioner and involves careful consideration of resources and the learning environment, learning outcomes, observation and assessment and the unique abilities of individual children. This is a big ask and in a busy setting it can be a challenge...

    Published February 20th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Reconfiguring the Natures of Childhood

    By Affrica Taylor

    Series: Contesting Early Childhood

    In this fascinating new book, Affrica Taylor encourages an exciting paradigmatic shift in the ways in which childhood and nature are conceived and pedagogically deployed, and invites readers to critically reassess the naturalist childhood discourses that are rife within popular culture and early...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Essence of Play

    A Practice Companion for Professionals Working with Children and Young People

    By Justine Howard, Karen McInnes

    A unique companion to professional play practice! All play professionals are united in their belief that play is important for children’s development – and there are inherent characteristics of play that underpin professional play practice across contexts. Providing an overarching concept of play,...

    Published January 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Understanding the Te Whariki Approach

    Early years education in practice

    By Wendy Lee, Margaret Carr, Brenda Soutar, Linda Mitchell

    Series: Understanding the… Approach

    Understanding the Te Whariki Approach is a much–needed source of information for those wishing to extend and consolidate their understanding of the Te Whariki approach, introducing the reader to an innovative bicultural curriculum developed for early childhood services in New Zealand. It will...

    Published December 19th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Reception Year in Action, revised and updated edition

    A month-by-month guide to success in the classroom, 2nd Edition

    By Anna Ephgrave

    ‘The Reception Year in Action will take the understanding of outdoor play, teaching and learning to a new level. Everyone who is involved with early years education and care should read this book!’ Helen Bilton, University of Reading, UK ‘This is a fantastic book... it shows exactly how an...

    Published December 13th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Study Skills for Foundation Degrees

    2nd Edition

    By Dorothy Bedford, Elizabeth Wilson

    Study Skills for Foundation Degrees is a much needed resource for anyone thinking about or currently studying at foundation degree level. If you are unsure whether you have the academic skills to handle it, this book will prepare and guide you, in a clear accessible way, through the broad...

    Published December 6th 2012 by Routledge