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Early Childhood Education and Care: Books/Video


Featured eBooks for Term 2 (2022)

Developing Everyday Coping Skills in the Early Years

This book will help develop coping skills through arts and language-based activities.The authors explain how to identify children at risk, particularly those experiencing anxiety or delay in social and emotional development, so that parents and practitioners can intervene early where difficulties exist.

Play Matters

The book promotes the active engagement of all young children, with an enhanced focus on children from diverse backgrounds, as well as children with specific needs. Play Matters is replete with pedagogical features to support implementation in any educational setting. It contains a full color section of photographs, and an updated CD-ROM with template documents for planning, assessment, and reporting activities. Organizational ideas and resources are provided, along with a comprehensive bibliography for further reference and advice.

Social Pedagogy and Working with Children and Young People

Social pedagogy is an innovative discipline that supports children's upbringing and overall development by focusing on the child as a whole person.

Enabling Environments in the Early Years : Making Provision for High Quality and Challenging Learning Experiences in the Early Years Setting

This title focuses on how to ensure your setting's physical space and equipment provides the most challenging and interesting environment for children in your care. This book covers: Assessing and improving the learning environmentmaking the most of your outdoor space and inclusive settings.

The Thinking Child Resource Book

This practical resource includes ways to promote self-esteem and emotional intelligence; ideas for teaching through play, music and movement; activities for circle time; advice on managing behaviour positively and fostering relationships with parents and carers. This resource book can be used independently or as a companion to The Thinking Child, also in its second edition.

Children's Social and Emotional Wellbeing in Schools

This book is a challenge to the concept of wellbeing as applied to children, suggesting that it should be understood at the level of the child, rather than a list of things that are needed in order to live well.


Center for Early Childhood Education Videos


The Center for Early Childhood Education is committed to providing valuable resources to people involved in the field of early childhood education.

Check out their Video clip Library for a variety of videos featuring interviews and footage shot in early childhood classrooms.

Source:  YouTube