This is an exciting new edition of a core text that draws on a range of interwoven themes within the field of early childhood studies, clearly showing how these themes are reflected and played out in different contexts.
This must-have text bears in mind the various pathways to achieve EYTS and includes leadership activities to carry out within the role, making it an ideal resource for trainees to take them through their course straight into practice.
Divided into three main sections, this book identifies the key theorists and links them to the main issues and developments that face teachers of early years education today. This is aided by photographs, examples and clear explanations.
Exploring research methods in the context of early childhood, this popular guide approaches complex ideas in a clear style linking directly to practice. It covers all students need to know about undertaking research in early childhood, including action research, ethics and carrying out a research project.
Introducing Research in Early Childhood explains exactly what `research' is, and provides a clear understanding of its importance to an early years or early childhood studies degree.
Understand what it means to think critically, and unpick childhood research. Appreciate the importance of ethics
. Get to know how research is designed and carried out
. Learn how to analyse, examine and understand the importance of others research
. Get to grips with translating research into real life in a classroom setting.
This title is co-authored with Jo Josephidou, Senior Lecturer in the
School of Childhood and Education Sciences at Canterbury Christ Church University