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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Early Child Care and Education in Finland

    Edited by Kaarina Määttä, Satu Uusiautti

    What is childhood like in Finland? What kind of practical solutions have been created and evaluated that aim at both providing good childhood experiences and supporting children’s positive development? What practices aim to prevent child exclusion from regular education and social experiences and...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Innocence, Knowledge and the Construction of Childhood

    The contradictory nature of sexuality and censorship in children’s contemporary lives

    By Kerry H. Robinson

    Innocence, Knowledge and the Construction of Childhood provides a critical examination of the way we regulate children’s access to certain knowledge and explores how this regulation contributes to the construction of childhood, to children’s vulnerability and to the constitution of the ‘good’...

    Published November 15th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Early Years Professional's Complete Companion

    2nd Edition

    By Pam Jarvis, Jane George, Wendy Holland

    Fully updated to reflect the changes to the Early Years Professional Status (EYPS) qualification, this second edition remains the essential handbook to support all those considering or working towards EYPS and on whichever pathway they embark. Organised into three parts, the text starts...

    Published November 14th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Early Childhood and Compulsory Education

    Reconceptualising the relationship

    Edited by Peter Moss

    Series: Contesting Early Childhood

    What should be the relationship between early childhood and compulsory education? What can they learn from one another and by working together? The rapid expansion of early childhood education and care means that most children in affluent countries now have several years at pre-school before...

    Published November 1st 2012 by Routledge