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Conversations Behind Early Childhood Pedagogical Documentation

Author(s): Alma Fleet, Catherine Patterson, Janet Robertson (click on the author's name for more titles)

‘The ideas and concepts surrounding pedagogical documentation have been, for many, vague, slippery and hard to pin-down … This book teaches us to listen, speak, interpret, think, reflect as well as record the interactions between us, materials, representations and environments and space.'

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RRP $89.95

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Early Childhood Education and Care
A Sociocultural Approach

Author(s): Susan Edwards (click on the author's name for more titles)

Early Childhood Education and Care: A Sociocultural Approach celebrates the ideas of children, families and teachers. Drawn from research conducted with preschool teachers from the City of Casey, Victoria, this book highlights how sociocultural theory can be used in practice.

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RRP $39.95

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Intellectual Emergencies
Some Reflections on Mothering and Teaching

Author(s): Lilian Katz (click on the author's name for more titles)

Lilian Katz has spent many years conducting workshops for teachers, parents, and students all over the world, and during those workshops she has often referred to her son Stephen, and what she has termed the "intellectual emergencies" she experienced during the years he was growing up. Her responses to these "emergencies," the moments when he analyzed her actions and challenged her decisions as a parent and a teacher, are pulled together in this book.

With music and words from Stephen incorporated into the book, Katz presents an inspirational work for parents and teachers, or anyone who has ever looked into the face of a child and wondered if she was making the right choices.

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RRP $56.95

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It's Not a Bird Yet
The Drama of Drawing

Author(s): Ursula Kolbe (click on the author's name for more titles)

Building on her enormously popular book, Rapunzel?s Supermarket, Ursula Kolbe takes an in-depth look at the rich possibilities of drawing. Filled with engaging anecdotes that illustrate the often-overlooked social dimensions of drawing, It's not a Bird Yet offers new ways of looking at drawing. Beautifully illustrated, in full colour, it celebrates drawing as a powerful tool for thinking and imagining.

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RRP $69.95

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Magic of Relaxation, The
Tai Chi & Visualisation Exercises for Young Children

Author(s): Patrice Thomas (click on the author's name for more titles)

This book combines gentle exercises, progressive relaxation and visualisation techniques suitable for all children. Gentle exercises promote strength, flexibility, suppleness, coordination and good posture. Relaxation techniques teach children the value of stillness and how to enjoy being calm, quiet and inwardly reflective. Most importantly, relaxation and Tai Chi are non-competitive, nurturing techniques that children of all ages can enjoy.

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RRP $34.95

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Outdoor Playspace Naturally, The
For Children Birth to Five Years

Author(s): Sue Elliott (click on the author's name for more titles)

The Outdoor Playspace Naturally arose from concerns shared by the editor and contributing authors about children's playspaces in early childhood services in Australia. It reveals their concerns and offers guidance and information to early childhood educators, centre co-ordinators, management committees, designers and all those involved in the provision of early childhood services.

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RRP $89.95

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Policy Development in Early Childhood Settings
From Idea to Evaluation

Author(s): Leanne Gibbs (click on the author's name for more titles)

Policy Development in Early Childhood Settings acknowledges the uniqueness of each service. Along with the explanation of process and requirements there is a range of examples and policy excerpts, plus anecdotal accounts designed to promote clarity and assist services to formulate and implement their own unique policies. It stresses the importance of all policy in upholding the rights, dignity and potential of the community of the service and the strength it has in enhancing the educator's role in the care and education of young children.

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RRP $69.95 | Discount price: $39.95 | You save 43%

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Program Planning for Infants and Toddlers - 2nd Revised Edition
In Search of Relationships

Author(s): Margaret Sims (click on the author's name for more titles)

This book is designed as a resource for students and caregivers of infants and toddlers in group settings. It aims to support the curricula of both New Zealand — Te Whāriki, and Australia — Early Years Learning Framework, with particular reference to how these curricula relate to children three years and under.

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Rapunzel's Supermarket Second edition
All About Young Children and Their Art

Author(s): Ursula Kolbe (click on the author's name for more titles)

This inspirational book is filled with ideas for helping children realise their potential as image-makers. Building on children's curiosity about their world, it offers many suggestions for drawing, painting, collage, clay work, puppet making and much more.

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Setting Up the Preschool Classroom

Author(s): N Vogel (click on the author's name for more titles)

This book is designed to help you arrange and equip your preschool classroom or centre, including the outdoor play space. The opening chapter explains the principles of designing active learning settings. Following this, the book describes specific interest areas (play spaces) in detail. Included are individual chapters on the art, block, house, toy, reading and writing, computer, music and movement, sand and water, woodworking, and outdoor areas.

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RRP $58.95

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Starting School
A Handbook for Early Childhood Educators

Author(s): Bob Perry, Sue Dockett (click on the author's name for more titles)

Starting School, and the companion volume for families, Our Family is Starting School, emphasises the importance of relationships and of people working together. The authors believe that families, educators and communities working together for the benefit of children is a particularly positive way to encourage children to feel special, as if they belong within a community, and develop an eagerness to engage with school and education.

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RRP $49.95

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Visions of Creativity in Early Childhood
Connecting Theory, Practice and Reflection

Author(s): Joy Lubawy (click on the author's name for more titles)

This book brings together a variety of theories and influences together with the author's own research and experience. It connects philosophy, theories and practice alongside the development of a strong curriculum and is not just about child development, but about children discovering, theorising, experiencing, and learning. Easy to read, thoughtful and inspiring.

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RRP $79.95 | Discount price: $50.00 | You save 37%

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