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The SAGE Masterclass series is now over. Until next time, have a browse around and discover at the books by our expert Masterclass speakers.

 

Success with your Early Years Research Project

Success with your Early Years Research Project

With examples of real research projects from students and in-depth author commentaries, this is a step-by-step guide to undertaking an Early Years research project, helping students see what a good project really looks like.

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Studying Childhood and Early Childhood

Studying Childhood and Early Childhood

This book is a user-friendly, accessible study skills guide designed to support the course materials, subject content and approaches students will encounter.

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Research Methods in Early Childhood

Research Methods in Early Childhood

This textbook provides a clear and comprehensive guide to the different types of research methods, with a particular focus on how these methods can be used in early childhood. Using examples, case studies and reflection points, the book then illustrates how to translate theory into practice.

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Early Childhood Educational Research

Early Childhood Educational Research

This book offers an accessible critique of recent Early Childhood Educational Research, taking an international perspective, and highlighting strengths and key focus areas within the field. It will also identify areas where researchers have yet to offer significant insights that support the development of theory, policy and practice.

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Doing your Early Years Research Project

Doing Your Early Years Research Project

This bestselling guide takes the reader on a practical step-by-step journey of an early years research project by breaking down each section into accessible and digestible topics.

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Contemporary Childhood

Contemporary Childhood

  • Sean MacBlain - University of St. Mark and St. John, UK

  • Jill Dunn - Stranmillis University College, UK

  • Ian Luke - University of St. Mark and St. John, UK

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Children Learning Outside the Classroom

Children Learning Outside the Classroom

This book demonstrates how the outdoor environment is enriching learning opportunities for children and deepening their connections with the natural world.

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Successful Early Years Ofsted Inspections

Successful Early Years Ofsted Inspections

Completely up to date with Ofsted’s new Common Inspection Framework and avoiding a ‘tick-box’ approach to preparation, Julian Grenier provides guidance on not only achieving ‘outstanding’ but also continuing to develop provision and the school team beyond inspection day.

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Digital Technologies and Learning in the Early Years

Digital Technologies and Learning in the Early Years

This book explores the potential of what children can do with technologies, rather than what technologies can do for children.

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Supporting Children's Health and Wellbeing

Supporting Children's Health and Wellbeing

This book helps early years students and practitioners gain an understanding of issues relating to children’s health, examining possible ways in which health can impact upon young children’s early childhood education and care.

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Understanding Schemas and Emotion in Early Childhood

Understanding Schemas and Emotion in Early Childhood

This book will stimulate and extend knowledge and discussion of the role of schemas or repeated patterns of action in young children's cognitive and emotional development.

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Developing School Readiness

Developing School Readiness

This book helps you understand what is meant by 'school readiness' in the context of child development and wellbeing alongside practical guidance to give children the best start in their most formative years. 

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Forest School in Practice

Forest School in Practice

Forest School expert Dr Sara Knight provides a practical all-ages guide to Forest School, grounded in the latest research, that encourages practitioners to take an innovative approach to outdoor play and learning.

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The Early Years Foundation Stage

The Early Years Foundation Stage

EYFS programme leaders have called The Early Years Foundation Stage 'their whole programme in a nutshell'.

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Developmental Psychology and Early Childhood Education

Developmental Psychology and Early Childhood Education

Beautifully written text that discusses key issues surrounding developmental psychology in the early years.

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