?ta Kitea te Pae - Scanning the Horizon, edited by Beverley Clark and Anne Grey, outlines the many diverse perspectives on early childhood teaching and learning in Aotearoa New Zealand and provides an..
Autoethnography in Early Childhood Education and Care both embraces and explores autoethnography as a methodology in early childhood settings, subsequently broadening discourses within education resea..
A best-selling, topically organized child development text, Berk'sChild Development is relied on in classrooms worldwide for its clear, engaging writing style, exceptional cross-cultural and multi-cul..
In A Child's Work, innovative and widely respected educator Vivian Gussin Paley offers a manifesto against the decline of children's creative time, making the case for the critical role of fantasy pla..
Children are citizens with autonomy and rights identified by international agencies and United Nations conventions, but these rights are not readily enforceable. Some of the worst levels of child pove..
The second edition of Discovery updates, expands and illustrates Helen May's foundation book on the discovery of new and often radical ideas concerning the care and education of young children in inst..
The third edition of Early Childhood Curriculum provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to curriculum theories and approaches in early childhood and early primary settings. Drawing on a c..
Praise for the first edition: '...represents an enormously rich body of research and expertise focused on the objective of taking into account the social, historical and cultural dimensions of everyda..
Ki Te Whaiao : An Introduction to M?ori Culture and Society, is intended for students of M?ori studies at tertiary institutions. It is also aimed at several other audiences those M?ori who want to kno..
Kia tipu te wairua toi - Fostering the creative spirit: Arts in early childhood education captures the spirit of the New Zealand early childhood curriculum Te Whariki. At the same time, this book show..
Margaret Carr and Wendy Lee have often been asked for a follow-on practical companion to their seminal 2012 book Learning Stories; a complimentary book that provides practical advice for teachers who..
Margaret Carr's seminal work on Learning Stories was first published by SAGE in 2001, and this widely acclaimed approach to assessment has since gained a huge international following. In this new book..
simple and easy to follow steps, Making Classroom Assessment Work shows how teachers can use assessment to boost learning. When students know what needs to be achieved, are responsible for self-asses..
This publication reviews literature related to Maori Maori teaching and learning styles. Manuscripts, archives, government reports, research reports, literature reviews, journal and newspaper articles..
Standing in front of a class of students is challenging enough, but what if they just won't behave? This book will tell you how to start off on the right foot as a new teacher, and how to look after y..
Literacy in early childhood education is set to become a critical part of centre programmes in the near future with the development of a cross-sector long-term National Literacy Goal, the inclusion of..
Nga Hurihanga Ako Kohungahunga - Transformative teaching practices in early childhood education introduces current innovations in early childhood education teaching practice in New Zealand and discuss..
An introductory early childhood text specialising in skills and techniques. Offers a blend of theory and practice by describing and demonstrating teaching techniques used in early childhood education,..
The early childhood education sector has become increasingly aware that providing quality early childhood experiences to foster young children's learning and development involves more than simply offe..
Understanding Children and Childhood examines how and why children develop, and how they interact with the people and events in their lives. Emphasising that children grow up in diverse cultural conte..
Understanding the Te Whariki Approach is a much-needed source of information for those wishing to extend and consolidate their understanding of the Te Whariki approach, introducing the reader to an in..