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  1. Early Mathematical Development 69 items
    1. Core Reading 13 items
      1. Understanding children's mathematical graphics: beginnings in play - Elizabeth Carruthers, Maulfry Worthington 2011 (electronic resource)

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      2. Teaching mathematics 3-5: developing learning in the foundation stage - Susan Gifford, ebrary, Inc 2005 (electronic resource)

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      3. Understanding mathematics for young children: a guide for teachers of children 3-7 - Derek Haylock, Anne Cockburn, Derek Haylock 2017

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      4. Mathematics in early years education - Ann Montague-Smith, Tony Cotton, Alice Hansen, Alison Price 2018

        Book Core Text This is the fourth and most current edition. See particularly the chapter, 'Shape & Space'. Please note previous editions were published with the title, 'Mathematics in nursery education'.

      5. Making numbers: using manipulatives to teach arithmetic - Rose Griffiths, Jenni Back 2016

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      6. Mathematics - Mike Askew 2015

        Book Core Text Book about mathematics generally (rather than teaching specifically) but very readable and explains the fundamentals of mathematics clearly

      7. Essential primary mathematics - Caroline Rickard, ebrary, Inc 2013 (electronic resource)

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    2. Recommended Reading 56 items
      1. Teaching mathematics creatively - Linda Pound, Trisha Lee 2015

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      2. Thinking and learning about mathematics in the early years - Pound, Linda 2008 (electronic resource)

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      3. Creative teaching: mathematics in the primary classroom - Mary Briggs, Sue Davis 2015 (electronic resource)

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      4. Improving primary mathematics teaching and learning - Mary Mcateer, Mary McAteer 2012 (electronic resource)

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      5. Children's errors in mathematics 2017

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      6. Understanding and enriching problem solving in primary mathematics - Patrick Barmby, David Bolden, Lynn Thompson 2014 (electronic resource)

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      7. The excellence of play - Janet Moyles 2014 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Reading Griffiths, R. (2010) 'Mathematics and Play' in J.R. Moyles ed (2010) The excellence of play Buckingham Open University # ebook

      8. Pattern in the teaching and learning of mathematics - Anthony Orton, ebrary, Inc 2005 (electronic resource)

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      9. Supporting mathematical development in the early years - Linda Pound, ebrary, Inc c2006 (electronic resource)

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      10. Foundations on mathematics: an active approach to number, shape and measures in the early years - Judith Stevens, Judith Stevens 2012 (electronic resource)

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      11. Learning in the early years, 3-7 - Jeni Riley 2007 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Reading See Chapter 4 'Mathematical development and education' by C. Aubrey and P Barber

      12. Children developing mathematical thinking - Skinner, Carole, British Association for Early Childhood Education 2001

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      13. Mathematics - Mike Askew 2015

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      14. Mathematical knowledge for primary teachers - Andrew Davis, Maria Goulding, Jennifer Suggate 2017

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      15. Teaching and learning early number - Ian Thompson, ebrary, Inc 2008 (electronic resource)

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      16. Improving primary mathematics teaching and learning - Mcateer, Mary, McAteer, Mary 2012 (electronic resource)

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      17. Mathematics in the primary school - Richard R. Skemp 1989 (electronic resource)

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      18. Mathematics through play in the early years - Kate Tucker 2014

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      19. Primary mathematics: teaching for understanding - Barmby, Patrick 2009 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Reading Text to support your subject knowledge, I suggest you use it for reference to look up any area of subject knowledge for teaching research

      20. Mathematics explained for primary teachers - Haylock, Derek, Manning, Ralph 2014

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      21. Children thinking mathematically: PSRN essential knowledge for Early Years practitioners [The National Strategies: Early Years] - Department for Children, Schools and Families 2009

        Document Recommended Reading Despite being published by the previous government this contains some very useful stuff. Ensure that when you reference it in your assignments that you acknowledge that it does not reflect current government policy.

      22. Numbers and patterns: laying foundations in mathematics [The National Strategies: Primary] - Department for Children, Schools and Families 2009

        Document Recommended Reading This contains much detailed information for daily teacher-led mathematics. It was published by the previous government and therefore you must acknowledge that it is not current government policy when referring to it in assignments.

      23. Mathematics for primary and early years - Heather Cooke, Open University c2007 (electronic resource)

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      24. Listening counts: listening to young learners of mathematics - Houssart, Jenny, Mason, John 2009 (electronic resource)

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      25. Teaching and learning in the early years - David Whitebread, Penny Coltman 2008 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Reading Chapter 15 is the one to look at for Maths.

      26. Understanding and enriching problem solving in primary mathematics - Patrick Barmby, David Bolden, Lynn Thompson 2014 (electronic resource)

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      27. The building blocks of early maths: bringing key concepts to life for 3-6 year olds - Elaine Bennett, Jenny Weidner 2014 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Reading A simple ideas book - pedagogy

      28. Mathematics teacher noticing: seeing through teachers' eyes - Sherin, Miriam Gamoran, Jacobs, Victoria R., Philipp, Randolph A. c2011 (electronic resource)

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      29. Mathematical misconceptions: a guide for primary teachers - Anne Cockburn, G. H. Littler 2008 (electronic resource)

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      30. Maths outdoors - Skinner, Carole, BEAM (Organization) 2005

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      31. Mathematical knowledge for primary teachers - Andrew Davis, Maria Goulding, Jennifer Suggate 2017

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      32. Primary mathematics: knowledge and understanding - Claire Mooney, Alice Hansen, Lindsey Ferrie, Reg Wrathmell 2014

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      33. Maths for mums and dads - Eastaway, Robert, Askew, Mike 2010

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      34. About Teaching Mathematics: A K-8 Resource - Marilyn Burns 2015

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      35. Planting the seeds of algebra, PreK-2: explorations for the early grades - Monica Neagoy c2012 (electronic resource)

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      36. A focus on fractions: bringing research to the classroom - Marjorie M. Petit, Robert E. Laird, Edwin L. Marsden, Caroline B. Ebby 2015

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      37. Why before how: Singapore math computation strategies - Jana Hazekamp c2011

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      38. Intentional talk: how to structure and lead productive mathematical discussions - Elham Kazemi, Allison Hintz 2014 (electronic resource)

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      39. Mathematical mindsets: unleashing students' potential through creative math, inspiring messages, and innovative teaching - Jo Boaler 2016 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Reading Be cautious about where Boaler explains 'brain growth' when making errors but important reading on mathematical mindsets (very current)

      40. Understanding and enriching problem solving in primary mathematics - Patrick Barmby, David Bolden, Lynn Thompson 2014 (electronic resource)

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      41. Learning and teaching mathematics 0-8 - Helen Taylor, Andrew Harris 2014 (electronic resource)

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      42. NTU Library has provided a Resource List of Primary children's books that you can use to support your Maths sessions. You can access the list below. Books will be available in the Education Placement Resource Collection in Clifton Library. See the link below:

         

        Education Placement Resource Collection: Early Mathematics

  2. Early English 32 items
    1. Core Reading 20 items
      1. Handbook of teaching early reading: more than phonics - Sally Elborn, United Kingdom Literacy Association 2016

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      2. Bear Words in context: working with Pip - Bradley, Tracey, Bradley, Kimberley 2008

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      3. Getting ready for phonics 2013 (electronic resource)

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      4. Jolly songs - Fyke, Laurie, Sinclair, Kerrie, Stephen, Lib 2005

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      5. Collins big cat phonics handbook - Hiatt, Kay c2006

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      6. Phonics: practice, research and policy - Maureen Lewis, Sue Ellis, MyiLibrary 2006 (electronic resource)

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      7. Desirable literacies: approaches to language and literacy in the early years - Jackie Marsh, Elaine Hallet 2008 (electronic resource)

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      8. Read Write Inc. phonics: Get writing!: Handbook and CD-ROM - Miskin, Ruth, Raby, Charlotte c2011

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      9. Phonics handbook - Miskin, Ruth 2011

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      10. The sentence book - Palmer, Sue 2002

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      11. Teaching systematic synthetic phonics in primary schools - David Waugh, Wendy Jolliffe, Angela Carss 2015

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      12. Developing language and literacy with young children - Marian R. Whitehead, ebrary, Inc c2007 (electronic resource)

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      13. Supporting language and literacy development in the early years - Marian R. Whitehead 2009 (electronic resource)

        Book Core Text Chapters 1 and 7 on early communication

      14. Language and literacy in the early years 0-7 - Marian R. Whitehead 2010 (electronic resource)

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    2. Recommended Reading 12 items
      1. Improving oracy and classroom talk in English schools: achievements and challenges - Robin Alexander 2012

        Document Recommended Reading Extended'and'referenced'version'of'a'presentation'given'at'the'DfE'seminar' on ''Oracy,'the'National'Curriculum'and'Educational'Standards,'20'February'2012

      2. Developing writers: teaching and learning in the digital age - Richard Andrews, Anna Smith, ebrary, Inc 2011 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Reading This is a challenging read but a very interesting analysis.

      3. Visual approaches to teaching writing - Eve Bearne, Helen Wolstencroft 2007 (electronic resource)

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      4. Talking points: discussion activities in the primary classroom - Lyn Dawes 2012 (electronic resource)

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      5. Using talk to support writing - Ros Fisher 2010 (electronic resource)

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      6. Teaching grammar effectively in primary schools - David Reedy, Eve Bearne 2013

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      7. Primary English audit and test - Sue Reid, Angela Sawyer, Mary Hartley-Bennett 2014 (electronic resource)

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      8. Literacy and ICT in the primary school: a creative approach to English - Andrew Rudd, Alison Tyldesley 2006 (electronic resource)

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      9. Developing writers: teaching and learning in the digital age - Richard Andrews, Anna Smith 2011 (electronic resource)

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      10. Teaching English, language and literacy - d1964- Wyse, Dominic, Dominic Wyse 2013 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Reading This is challenging but shows a high level of critical reflection upon all aspects of the English curriculum. You might look at the chapter on Early Years.

  3. Early Science 18 items
    1. Exploring science with young children: a developmental perspective - Terry Russell, Linda McGuigan 2016

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    2. Emergent science: teaching science from birth to 8 - Jane Johnston 2014 (electronic resource)

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    3. Early explorations in science - Jane Johnston 2005 (electronic resource)

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    4. Teaching science creatively - Dan Davies 2016 (electronic resource)

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    5. Science for primary and early years - Devereux, Jane, Open University c2007 (electronic resource)

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    6. The teaching of science in primary schools - Wynne Harlen 2017

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    7. Teaching science and technology in the early years (3-7) - Alan Howe, Dan Davies, Dan Davies 2014 (electronic resource)

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    8. Science beyond the classroom boundaries for 3-7 year olds - Lynne Bianchi, Rosemary Feasey, Simone Hesketh 2011

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    9. Science in the early years: building firm foundations from birth to five - Pat Brunton, Linda Thornton c2010 (electronic resource)

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    10. Teaching primary science: promoting enjoyment and developing understanding 2017

      Book Recommended Reading 2nd edition will be available soon.

    11. Creative teaching in primary science - Roger Cutting, Orla Kelly 2015

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  4. Holistic Learning 46 items
    Many of these texts will be also useful for Innovative Contexts, core subjects and other work too.
    1. Early childhood: a guide for students - Tina Bruce 2010

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    2. Learning in the early years, 3-7 - Jeni Riley 2007 (electronic resource)

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    3. Development & learning for very young children - Fabian, Hilary, Mould, Claire 2009 (electronic resource)

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    4. The SAGE handbook of outdoor play and learning - Eva Ärlemalm-Hagsér, Ellen Beate Hansen Sandseter, Libby Lee-Hammond, Kristi S. Lekies 2017

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    5. Making sense of play: supporting children in their play - Perry Else 2014 (electronic resource)

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    6. Dirty teaching: a beginner's guide to learning outdoors - Juliet Robertson 2014 (electronic resource)

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    7. Thinking about play: developing a reflective approach - Janet Moyles, ebrary, Inc 2010 (electronic resource)

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    8. Playing to learn: the role of play in the early years - Smidt, Sandra, MyiLibrary 2011 (electronic resource)

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    9. Threads of thinking: schemas and young children's learning - Cathy Nutbrown 2011

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    10. The excellence of play - Janet Moyles 2014 (electronic resource)

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    11. How children learn - Sean MacBlain 2014

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    12. Understanding schemas in young children: again! again! - Stella Louis, Liz Magraw, Sally Featherstone, ProQuest (Firm) 2013 (electronic resource)

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    13. Hopping home backwards: body intelligence and movement play - Penny Greenland, JABADAO Centre for Movement Studies 2000

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    14. Encouraging physical development through movement-play - Carol Archer, Iram Siraj 2015

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    15. First-hand experience: what matters to children : an alphabet of learning from the real world - Diane Rich, Mary Jane Drummond, Cathy Myer, Annabelle Dixon 2014

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    16. Young children's personal, social and emotional development - Marion Dowling 2014

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    17. Creativity and early years education: a lifewide foundation - Anna Craft 2002 (electronic resource)

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    18. The thinking child: brain-based learning for the early years foundation stage - Nicola Call, Sally Featherstone c2010 (electronic resource)

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    19. Learning: what matters to children : an alphabet of what learners do - Rich, Diane,, Drummond, Mary Jane., Myer, Cathy, What Matters to Children 2008

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    20. Assessment in early childhood settings: learning stories - Margaret Carr 2001 (electronic resource)

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    21. Teaching music creatively - Pamela Burnard, Regina Murphy, James Biddulph 2017

      Book Recommended Reading Chapter 2 links to the PSED session in Holistic Learning

    22. Theories and approaches to learning in the early years - Linda Miller, Linda Pound 2011

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    23. Learning stories: constructing learner identities in early education - Margaret Carr, Wendy Lee 2012 (electronic resource)

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    24. Understanding young children's learning through play: building playful pedagogies - Pat Broadhead, Andy Burt 2012 (electronic resource)

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    25. Young children's personal, social and emotional development - Marion Dowling 2014

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    26. Loose parts: inspiring play in young children - Lisa Daly, Miriam Beloglovsky, Jenna Daly, Jim Handrigan 2015

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    27. Loose parts 2: inspiring play with infants and toddlers - Miriam Beloglovsky, Lisa Daly, Jenna Daly 2016

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    28. Early childhood studies: a multi-disciplinary and holistic introduction - Jayne Taylor, Emma Bond, 1943- Woods, Margaret 2013 (electronic resource)

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    29. Debates in art and design education - Addison, Nicholas, Burgess, Lesley 2013 (electronic resource)

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    30. Teaching media in primary schools - Cary Bazalgette, Media Education Association 2010 (electronic resource)

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    31. Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS-3) - Thelma Harms, Richard M. Clifford, Debby Cryer 2015

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    32. NTU Library has provided a Resource List of Primary children's books that you can use to support your sessions. You can access the list below. Books will be available in the Education Placement Resource Collection in Clifton Library. See the link below:

       

       Education Placement Resource Collection: Forest School

  5. Innovative Contexts 9 items
    1. Children's rights in practice - Jones, Phil, Walker, Gary 2011 (electronic resource)

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    2. Mental health handbook for schools - Atkinson, Mary,, Hornby, Garry., 2002 (electronic resource)

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    3. Undoing homophobia in primary schools - Elizabeth Atkinson, Renee DePalma, No Outsiders Project Team 2010 (electronic resource)

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  6. Digitised Texts 15 items
    1. Professional Roles in Early Childhood - L. Karstadt, T. Lilley, L. Miller

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