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Books in the Library

Theories into practice : understanding and rethinking our work with young children and the EYLF

Introduces and explores each of the five major groups of theories described in the Early Years Learning Framework that inform practice in the early childhood field.

Framework for learning and development

Explores each domain of child development and related curriculum and pedagogy in separate chapters.

Theories and Approaches to Learning in the Early Years

By focusing on key figures in early years education and care, this book considers the influential thinkers and ground-breaking approaches that have revolutionized practice.

eBooks in the Library

Critical Pedagogy and Marx, Vygotsky and Freire : Phenomenal Forms and Educational Action Research

Explores Marx's theory of the phenomenal forms in relation to critical pedagogy and educational action research.

How Children Learn : From Montessori to Vygosky - Educational Theories and Approaches Made Easy

This must-have book includes profiles on Vygotsky, Steiner, Montessori and Froebel, as well as 24 other theorists.

Finkelstein, J. (2006). Diagram of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs [Image]. Wikimedia commons. Retrieved from

Kanopy series - Middle childhood

During middle childhood - the period between ages 6 and 12 - children reach many critical milestones. In fact, teacher and caregiver responses during this time of significant change can dramatically affect a child's physical, cognitive, social, and emotional growth, both immediately and in the future.

Running Time: 67 mins
3 videos included


Have a look at the Giants of Psychology series on Kanopy.