As early education and child care increase, parents and professionals face many questions. This book proposes three dimensions of care giving behaviour, by which parents and professionals can help themselves, and young children, to develop.
This ethnographic exploration of contemporary spaces of homelessness takes an expanded view of homeless space, threading together experiences of organizational spaces, routes taken through the city and the occupation of public space. Through engaging with participants' accounts of movement and place, the book argues that young homeless
How does the law deal with young offenders, and to what extend does the law protect and promote the rights of young people in conflict with the law? This title addresses these central issues and examines the legal response to the phenomenon of youth offending, and the contemporary forces that shape the law.
Based on observations of sex education programmes and in-depth interviews with young people, the authors aim to understand more about adolescent's attitudes to sexuality and their sexual behaviour in order to develop policies which will meet their needs more appropriately and effectively.
This guide provides information on carefully researched educational and recreational websites. Divided into categories, including all National Curriculum subjects, it saves time and money and reduces the risk of accessing unsuitable sites.
This practical text aims to help teachers select stories, poetry and non-fiction material for the primary classroom and includes teaching ideas. Appropriate selection criteria are discussed and suggestions are given about keeping up with the range of available texts.
Informational kinds of reading and writing are crucial in every lesson. This book looks at how we can encourage children from the very beginning to think of themselves as young researchers using skills and strategies for clear purposes.