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Theorising Early Childhood Practice
Emerging Dialogues

Author(s): Helen Hedges, Linda Keesing-Styles (click on the author's name for more titles)

Early childhood education is a collaborative undertaking. Mutual interests and concerns and joint efforts are hallmarks of the field.
This volume represents a new form of collective venture: writers from Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand teaming up and joining forces to write about current issues critical to the sector.

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Theories of Childhood - Second Edition
An Introduction to Dewey, Montessori, Erikson

Author(s): Carol Garhart Mooney (click on the author's name for more titles)

Examine the work of five groundbreaking education theorists—John Dewey, Maria Montessori, Erik Erikson, Jean Piaget, and Lev Vygotsky—in relation to early childhood. Theories of Childhood, Second Edition, provides a basic introduction to each theorist and explains the relationship of theory to practice and its impact on real children, teachers, and classrooms. This edition reflects current academic learning standards and includes new understandings of Vygotsky's work. It is a popular guide to help you be aware of the theories behind good child care practices. It is also a widely-used text in undergraduate programs, community college courses, and training workshops that focus on early development and education.

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Theories of Childhood
An Introduction to Dewey, Montessori, Erikson, Piaget and Vygotsky

Author(s): Carol Garhart Mooney (click on the author's name for more titles)

Theories of Childhood is an intensive look at the work of five groundbreaking educational theorists who worked in the area of early childhood care: John Dewey, Maria Montessori, Erik Erikson, Jean Piaget, and Lev Vygotsky. An easy-to-learn overview of one theorist opens each chapter.

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Theories of Attachment
An Introduction to Bowlby, Ainsworth, Gerber, Brazelton, Kennell, and Klaus

Author(s): Carol Garhart Mooney (click on the author's name for more titles)

  Theories of Attachment provides a solid foundation for informed early caregiving and is a must-have resource for all who work with young children. You will learn the background and research of the prominent minds of attachment theorists John Bowlby, Mary Ainsworth, Magda Gerber, John Kennell, Marshall Klaus, and T. Berry Brazelton. Examine theory keystones including the topics of bonding, separation, and crying, and learn the practices best for caring for young children.

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Teaching Four Year Olds
A Personal Journey

Author(s): Carol Hillman (click on the author's name for more titles)

In Teaching Four-Year-Olds, Carol Hillman captures the inspirational vision and practical knowledge necessary for the effective teaching of young children. Expect to be enchanted, enlightened, and affirmed by the philosophy and very best beliefs about children and their learning

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Reflecting in Communities of Practice Available
A Workbook for Early Childhood Educators

Author(s): Deb Curtis, Margie Carter, Debbie Lebo, Wendy C.M. Cividanes (click on the author's name for more titles)

Reflective teaching—a continuous cycle of observing, documenting, and planning—supports children's learning and strengthens your teaching skills. Reflecting in Communities of Practice, a professional development workbook, will help you cultivate your creative, critical, and reflecting thinking skills through ten study sessions. Each session includes guided activities that focus on topics related to understanding the value and key elements of reflective teaching.

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Perspectives on Gender in Early Childhood

Author(s): Tamar Jacobson (click on the author's name for more titles)

This rich collection of academic essays comes from a leading and diverse group of early childhood scholars from around the United States and Europe. Each article covers an important and unique view of gender in early childhood, including: gender stereotypes acquired in early childhood; effects that stereotyping has on young children; the history of gender in early childhood education; gender portrayal in children?s books; gender roles and healthy sexuality development; and gender considerations in setting up interest areas in preschools.

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Our Inquiry, Our Practice
Undertaking, Supporting, and Learning from Early Childhood Teacher Research(ers)

Author(s): Daniel Meier, Gail Perry, Barbara Henderson (click on the author's name for more titles)

Through teacher research, teachers engage in the systematic study of their own practice to answer questions they have about teaching and learning, and their own effectiveness. This book explores what teacher research in the early childhood setting looks like, why it is important to the field of early childhood education, and how teacher educators can support it. Our Inquiry, Our Practice offers a theoretical framework as well as lively accounts of teacher research in action.

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Nurturing Young Children's Disposition To Learn

Author(s): Sara Wilford (click on the author's name for more titles)

Nurturing Young Children's Disposition to Learn explains how to engage children in early education by supporting and fostering their unique talents, strengths, and learning styles. With staff development suggestions, classroom vignettes, and innovative approaches throughout, this book is a source of guidance and inspiration. It demonstrates how to effectively observe children, identify learning styles, and create a truly appealing and positive environment for children's growth and development.

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Living Like a Child
Learn, Live, and Teach Creatively

Author(s): Enrique Feldman (click on the author's name for more titles)

Living Like a Child provides inspiration to make stronger connections with children. This handbook addresses the development of self, the many components of growth, and guides the journey to help children reach their full potential.

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Learning From The Children
Reflecting on Teaching

Author(s): Cindylee Villareale (click on the author's name for more titles)

This collection of heartening classroom stories, gathered over many years, reflects the change, growth, and learning that preschool teachers experience as a result of working with children. Each story is followed by a brief summary of relevant theories and challenges that will promote your professional growth. An inspiring reminder that you learn from each child you teach.

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Insights — eBook
Behind early childhood pedagogical documentation

This eBook is in a PDF format.

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Growing Minds
Building Strong Cognitive Foundations in Early Childhood

Author(s): Carol Copple (click on the author's name for more titles)

To cope with the environment they live in, children need to learn about their physical and social worlds; acquire language; regulate their bodies, emotions, and thoughts; and gain competence in literacy, mathematics, science, and other knowledge domains. This collection of readings from books and Young Children articles outlines important dimensions of their early cognitive development and describes approaches for promoting it.

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Faiths and Their Festivals

Author(s): Kay Margetts (click on the author's name for more titles)

A key aim of education is to recognise, value and promote a positive attitude to differences, foster tolerance and develop cultural competence.

This book is designed to help by giving background information to the faiths and celebrations in our multicultural society. It looks at the beliefs and core practices of the main faiths and describes the festivals associated with them. It explains the origins of the festivals and how they are celebrated within the faith communities, and includes suggestions on how to explore them in a way that is meaningful to young children.

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Enthusiastic and Engaged Learners
Approaches to Learning in the Early Childhood Classroom

Author(s): Marilou Hyson (click on the author's name for more titles)

Research shows that positive approaches to learning improve both social,emotional and academic outcomes. Enthusiastic and Engaged Learners will help early childhood professionals implement strategies to support young children's positive approaches to learning, their enthusiasm (interest, joy, and motivation to learn) and their engagement (attention, persistence, flexibility, self-regulation, and other essential learning behaviours). Along with extensive research, the text includes images of practice in early education programs in culturally, economically, and linguistically diverse settings.

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