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  1. Children's Play and Its Place in Education

    With an Appendix on the Montessori Method

    By Walter De Burley Wood

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Published long before the importance of early childhood education was formally recognised in the educational landscape this book explores the significance of play for young children. The volume includes an appendix on Montessori education....

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Primary Understanding

    Education in Early Childhood

    By Kieran Egan

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Beginning with descriptions of the ways in which children make sense of their experience and the world, such as fantasy, stories and games, Egan constructs his argument that constituting this foundational layer are sets of cultural sense-making capacities, reflected in oral cultures throughout the...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Playgroup Movement

    By Brenda Crowe

    Originally published in 1973, this reprints the fourth, updated edition of 1983. This book defines playgroups, examines their needs and problems and traces the growth of the association to meet the demands of a lively and demanding movement....

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Broken Ground

    John F Kennedy and the Politics of Education

    By Lawrence J McAndrews

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Throughout United States history, and particularly from the 1930s through the 1960s, education was a sensitive political issue which preoccupied Congresses, Presidents and interest groups. By the time of John F Kennedy’s Presidency federal aid to education was all but inevitable but the...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 27th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. New Directions in Picturebook Research

    Edited by Teresa Colomer, Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer, Cecilia Silva-Díaz

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    In this new collection, children’s literature scholars from twelve different countries contribute to the ongoing debate on the importance of picturebook research, focusing on aesthetic and cognitive aspects of picture books. Contributors take interdisciplinary approaches that integrate different...

    Published April 20th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Care Work in Europe

    Current Understandings and Future Directions

    By Claire Cameron, Peter Moss

    Care Work in Europe provides a cross-national and cross-sectoral study of care work in Europe today, covering policy, provision and practice, as well as exploring how care work is conceptualized and understood. Drawing on a study which looks at care work across the life course in a number of...

    Published April 17th 2012 by Routledge

  10. 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 13th 2012 by Routledge

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