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Child Development For Early Childhood Studies

Author : Sally Neaum
ISBN : 9781844457366
Genre : Education
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This accessible guide to Child Development is specifically aimed at students on Early Childhood Studies and Early Years courses. The text begins by examining the context of 'early childhood' today, and goes on to look at children's development in detail, including comprehensive development charts for reference. It considers the biological/social debate in child development, holistic development and factors affecting development. Finally, the text makes essential links between theory and practice, helping the reader understand how to apply their learning in a real-life setting. Throughout, activities are included to help the reader interact with the text to gain a better understanding.

Exploring Play For Early Childhood Studies

Author : Mandy Andrews
ISBN : 9780857256867
Genre : Education
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Winner of the 2013 Nursery World Awards! This is a key text for all those studying for degrees and foundation degrees in early childhood, early years and related disciplines and for candidates on EYPS pathways. It takes the reader through a detailed exploration of the nature of play examining the features and the concepts of play. Guidance on the observation of children's play is included and the text encourages students to appreciate the value of play in development and in socialisation. Children's rights and the ownership of play are also covered. With interactive activities and case studies throughout, the text helps students to arrive at an understanding of their own practice in relation to play. About the Early Years series This series has been designed to support students of Early Years, Early Childhood Studies and related disciplines in popular modules of their course. Each text takes a focused look at a specific topic and approaches it in an accessible and user-friendly way. Features have been developed to help readers engage with the text and understand the subject from a number of different viewpoints. Activities pose questions to prompt thought and discussion and 'Theory Focus' boxes examine essential theory close-up for better understanding. This series is also applicable to EYPS candidates on all pathways. Other titles in the series are Early Childhood Studies, Childhood in Society for Early Childhood Studies and Child Observation for the Early Years.

Childhood In Society For Early Childhood Studies

Author : Rory McDowall Clark
ISBN : 9781844457304
Genre : Education
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Childhood can only be understood in relation to the multitude of social factors which surround it. This accessible text explores children’s place within society through an examination of the different contexts within which a child exists. It begins by looking at the child within the family then goes on to examine the child within the educational setting, the community, the nation and the global perspective. The child's own perspective is explored, recognising children as social agents in their own right. Finally it examines the current climate, making links with Every Child Matters, and considers today's public perceptions of childhood.

Early Childhood Studies

Author : Jenny Willan
ISBN : 1844450090
Genre : Education
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Early childhood studies is fast becoming a separate academic discipline, and this single volume provides an overview of current issues and approaches in the subject as taught on many courses. The book reflects the multi-professional and multi-disciplinary range and scope of the subject, introducing students to different ways of studying the richness and complexity of children's lives and children's worlds.

Early Childhood Studies

Author : Damien Fitzgerald
ISBN : 9781526454249
Genre : Education
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Student-focused and designed to enhance critical thinking, this new core textbook is mapped to early childhood degrees with a focus on seeing children in the context of the word they live in. It sees the child as developing within the context of the family, community and broader social and cultural environment. The material comes alive with full colour features, clearly marked key terms and additional online resources.

Doing Foucault In Early Childhood Studies

Author : Glenda Mac Naughton
ISBN : 9781134359561
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The theories and analyses of post-structural thinkers such as Michel Foucault can seem a long way from practice in early childhood services. In recent years, however, many early childhood researchers and practitioners have found this work important and this fascinating book brings together a range of research and case-studies showing how teachers and researchers have brought post-structuralism to the classroom. The book covers such issues as: becoming post-structurally reflective about truth mapping classroom meanings tactics of rhizoanalysis becoming again in critically-knowing communities. Case-studies and examples taken from real situations are used and will be of interest to anyone studying or researching early childhood practice and policy.

Child Observation For The Early Years

Author : Ioanna Palaiologou
ISBN : 9780857257475
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This is a key text for all those studying for degrees and foundation degrees in early childhood, early years and related disciplines and for candidates on EYPS pathways. It enables students to appreciate the central role of observation for understanding, planning for and educating early years children. The theoretical background to child observation is covered in detail, the text highlights important works and considers the ethical implications. This Second Edition includes new chapters on recording and analysing and the curriculum and is fully updated throughout with links to the updated Early Years Foundation Stage. Interactive activities and real life case studies are included to help the reader engage with the text and make essential links between theory and practice. Ioanna Palaiologou is a lecturer and researcher at the Centre for Educational Studies at the University of Hull and a Chartered Psychologist of the British Psychological Society with specialism on child development and learning theories. Ioanna is currently leading the Masters in Early Childhood Studies, supervises a number of PhD students and is the Academic coordinator for Research Students Support. About the Early Years Series This series has been designed to support degree and foundation degree students of early years, early childhood and realted disciplines. Each text takes a focused look at a specific topic and approaches it in an accessible and user-friendly way. Activities pose questions to prompt thought and discussion, and further reading suggestions, including useful websites, are provided to help students access extended learning in each topic. Other titles in the series are Child Development for Early Childhood Studies, Successful Placements in Early Years Settings and Childhood in Society for Early Childhood Studies.

Early Childhood Studies

Author : Jane Johnston
ISBN : 9781317865551
Genre : Education
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First published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Early Childhood Studies

Author : Ewan Ingleby
ISBN : 9781441156143
Genre : Education
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Early Childhood Studies: A Social Science Perspective explores key issues in early childhood studies from a variety of social science disciplines, including psychology, sociology, social policy and education. Each chapter considers a different social science discipline, identifying, analysing and critically assessing how that particular discipline enriches early years provision and research.User-friendly student features are included throughout, including:- Icebreakers introduce the main chapter themes- Objectives help readers to develop cognitive skills, moving from identifying to analysing to critically assessing - Formative activities encourage practical application of the content - Case-studies ground theory in practice - Research activities support those looking to take their understanding further - Self-assessment questions allow readers to test their knowledge- Further reading references and web links provide ideas for further exploration An essential course companion for all Early Childhood Studies undergraduate students.

Key Thinkers In Childhood Studies

Author : Smith, Carmel
ISBN : 9781447308072
Genre : Social Science
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This book presents the perspectives of 22 leading figures involved in shaping the field of Childhood Studies over the last 30 years. They reflect on the changes that have taken place in the study of children and childhood, discuss ideas underpinning the field, examine current dilemmas and explore challenges for the future.

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