Critical Companion to Early Childhood
Early childhood is a complex and important area of study where it is important to develop your critical thinking and reflect upon key issues. This book will help do both. It explores interrelated topics such as: * Child development *Play *Safeguarding *Professionalism *Curriculum and Policy Each chapter will not only engage with what you need to know but help you develop your academic skills. The book also comes with lots of online resources which can be found at https://study.sagepub.com/reedandwalker and include: *Podcasts from the authors of each chapter so you can hear the debate first hand *PowerPoints to help you revise the essential information *Journal articles related to each chapter and provide further reading *An interactive glossary to test you on your understanding of the key terms. Michael Reed and Rosie Walker are both Senior Lecturers in Early Childhood at the Institute of Education, University of Worcester.