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Preschool & Kindergarten

  • Adventure Educationby Linda Ritson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 40.95

    This essential guide promotes learning through activity-centred adventure experiences, providing skill development, social education and personal development for practitioners, teachers, support staff and youth groups. This book offers advice and practical guidance on planning, setting up and running adventure education sessions with children and... more...

  • Systemische Beratung und Therapie in der stationären Kinder- und Jugendhilfeby Melanie Schumacher

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 29.99

    Melanie Schumacher erforscht in diesem Buch anhand einer empirischen Untersuchung die Potenziale systemischer Arbeitsmethoden in der stationären Kinder- und Jugendhilfe. Nach einer theoretischen Einführung in die Systemtheorie verknüpft die Autorin diesen Therapiestrang mit der Arbeit in stationären Jugendhilfeeinrichtungen. Die in diesem Zuge durchgeführten... more...

  • Challenging Dominant Views on Student Behaviour at Schoolby Anna Sullivan; Bruce Johnson; Bill Lucas

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 99.99

    This is a deliberately provocative book. It critiques current student behaviour management practices, seeks to explain the flawed assumptions that justify those practices, and proposes how things could be better for children in our schools if different practices were adopted. It is one of the few books to offer alternative ways of addressing the issues... more...

  • Developing Professional Practice 0-7by Sonia Blandford; Catherine Knowles

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 53.95

    Developing Professional Practice 0-7 provides a thoroughly comprehensive and cutting edge guide to developing the understanding and practical skills necessary for working within early years education. The new edition is fully updated for the revised Early Years Foundation Stage Statutory Framework. The updated edition covers all core topics... more...

  • School Effectiveness and Educational Managementby Nik?a Alfirevic; Josip Buru?ic; Jurica Pavicic; Renata Relja

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    This book analyzes educational management in the context of developing effective schools in South-Eastern European countries and situates the discussion within ongoing education debates in EU countries. The book revolves around the specific role and practices of school principals, who are positioned as a nexus of educational management in each... more...

  • Wissen und Reflexionby Werner Thole; Björn Milbradt; Sabrina Göbel; Michaela Rißmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 29.99

    In dem Band werden Ergebnisse des Forschungsprojektes ?Wissensbasierte Deutungs- und Handlungskompetenzen von pädagogischen MitarbeiterInnen in Kindertageseinrichtungen? vorgestellt. Die PädagogInnen reflektieren ihren Alltag unter Rückgriff auf unterschiedliche Ordnungs- und Orientierungsmuster und verweisen nicht explizit auf methodisch-didaktisches... more...

  • Selektive schulische Integration geistig behinderter Kinderby Nicole Rihs

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 44.99

    Nicole Rihs untersucht, wieZuweisungsentscheidungen variieren, wenn geistig behinderte Kinder beim Kindergarteneintrittintegrativer oder separativer Sonderschulung zugewiesen werden. Es zeigen sichVerflechtungen von Merkmalen und Mechanismen. Beteiligt sind nicht nur Aspektedes Kindes, sondern auch der Familie, der Schule und lokaler Gegebenheiten... more...

  • Early Childhood Playgroundsby Prue Walsh

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    The outdoor play environment has an integral role to play in a child?s learning across the pivotal early childhood years. An outside space that is well designed allows for enriching, stimulating and challenging play experiences that meet children?s ongoing developmental needs. Early Childhood Playgrounds provides a step-by-step guide to planning,... more...

  • Learning Through Child Observation, Third Editionby Mary Fawcett; Debbie Watson

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 24.95

    This fully updated third edition of Learning Through Child Observation is a handbook for professionals working in, or students preparing to work in, children's services. This accessible text examines the value of observation, its use in assessment and the practical aspects and methods of observational study. The authors focus on the importance of fully... more...

  • Schools as Protection?by Bjorn H. Nordtveit

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    In 1900 the Swedish social theorist Ellen Key launched the idea of a Century of the Child. Recent media reports, from shooting and racial violence in the US to the latest news from ISIS-dominated areas provide a darker vision: it is certainly not a time for children; it is a time during which children?s wellbeing is being the cause of worry. This... more...