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  1. Resourcing Early Learners

    New Networks, New Actors

    By Sue Nichols, Jennifer Rowsell, Helen Nixon, Sophia Rainbird

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    The landscape of early childhood education and care is changing. Governments world-wide are assuming increasing authority in relation to child-rearing in the years before school entry, beyond the traditional role in assisting parents to do the best they can by their children. As part of a social...

    Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Children, Spirituality, Loss and Recovery

    Edited by Joyce E. Bellous

    The book demonstrates the hopeful stance the young take in response to ordinary suffering and significant trauma when adults talk with them about their losses. Its underlying themes convey the truth that loss and recovery are normal in the process of growing to maturity. It examines the strength of...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Four years Old in an Urban Community

    By John Newson, Elizabeth Newson

    John and Elizabeth Newson investigate the upbringing of seven hundred Nottingham children as they reach the age of four. Parents are interviewed in their homes with a realistic yet human approach and the minimum of technical jargon, and the open-ended questions allow them to produce 'a detailed and...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Family Context of Parenting in Children's Adaptation to Elementary School

    Edited by Philip A. Cowan, Carolyn Pape Cowan, Jennifer C. Ablow, Vanessa Kahn Johnson, Jeffrey R. Measelle

    Series: Monographs in Parenting Series

    The Family Context of Parenting in Children's Adaptation to Elementary School is a result of a longitudinal prevention study of 100 families begun the year before their first children entered kindergarten. Each family went through an assessment and then a subset was randomly chosen for group...

    Published May 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. World Yearbook of Education 2009

    Childhood Studies and the Impact of Globalization: Policies and Practices at Global and Local Levels

    Edited by Marilyn Fleer, Mariane Hedegaard, Jonathan Tudge

    Series: World Yearbook of Education

    The World Yearbook of Education 2009: Childhood Studies and the Impact of Globalization examines the concept of ‘childhood’ and ‘childhood development and learning’ from educational, sociological and psychological perspectives. This contributed volume seeks to explicitly provide a series of windows...

    Published June 21st 2012 by Routledge

  7. Researching Primary Education: Methods and Issues

    Edited by Rosemary Webb

    This book increases understanding of, and provides inspiration for, the conduct of research in primary/elementary education. It discusses and evaluates the selection and development of research methods used for their own innovatory projects. They explore the relationship between their choice of...

    Published April 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  8. Emergent Computer Literacy

    A Developmental Perspective

    By Helen Mele Robinson

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    The United States is currently grappling with how to prepare our students to be computer literate citizens in the competitive technological world we live in. Understanding how children develop computer knowledge, and the ways that adults are able to guide their computer learning experiences, is a...

    Published March 12th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Play, Creativity and Digital Cultures

    Edited by Rebekah Willett, Muriel Robinson, Jackie Marsh

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Recent work on children's digital cultures has identified a range of literacies emerging through children's engagement with new media technologies. This edited collection focuses on children's digital cultures, specifically examining the role of play and creativity in learning with these new...

    Published August 14th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Global Perspectives on Rural Childhood and Youth

    Young Rural Lives

    Edited by Ruth Panelli, Samantha Punch, Elsbeth Robson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    This collection of international research and collaborative theoretical innovation examines the socio-cultural contexts and negotiations that young people face when growing up in rural settings across the world. This book is strikingly different to a standard edited book of loosely...

    Published June 17th 2010 by Routledge

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