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Engaging Play free pdf This book takes a detailed look at the complex area of young children's play as it is understood in the early twenty-first century, and in particular at the relationships between play, learning and teaching which are enacted in early childhood settings, across countries as different as England and the USA, Sweden and the Netherlands, Australia and New Zealand. It examines contemporary thinking about the role of play in the early years from a range of perspectives, and offers new ways to understand and define the relationship between learning and play. Its contributors bring together theory, practice and research evidence to make their arguments, which are illustrated through a range of international, cross-cultural examples. Contributors include: Liz Wood, Helen Hedges, Liz Brooker, Anette Sandberg, Tuula Vuorinen, Marilyn Fleer, Mindy Blaise, Barbara Jordan, Andrea Nolan, Anna Kilderry, Annica Lofdahl, Susan Edwards, Amy Cutter-Mackenzie, Elizabeth Hunt, Sue Rogers, Brian Edmiston, Tim Taylor, Leigh M. O'Brien, Bert van Oers, and Jo Ailwood.

About Liz Brooker

Liz Brooker runs a research training programme at the Institute of Education, University of London, UK. Her research has focused on children's early learning within home cultures, and their transitions from infancy through to the early years of school. Susan Edwards is Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Education at Monash University, Australia. Susan's area of research focuses on dimensions of the early childhood curriculum and how these are interpreted and experienced by children, teachers and families.

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Author : Liz Brooker
Publisher : Open University Press
Data Published : 01 June 2010
ISBN : 0335235867
EAN : 9780335235865
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 280 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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