Early childhood studies : an introduction to the study of children's worlds and children's lives
- 3rd ed.
- Exeter [U.K.] : Learning Matters, 2010.
- Physical description
- x, 261 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
HQ767.9 .E252 2010
- Unknown HQ767.9 .E252 2010
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-248) and index.
- Part 1: What can children do? Sociocultural factors in development Frameworks for understanding development Active playing and learning Developing communication: enjoying the company of other people Children's health and wellbeing: investigating the health of the nation Part 2: Working with children: extending opportunities for participation Observing children Providing an enabling environment Tackling inequality in the early years Part 3: Multi-professional practice: developing empowering communities Working with colleagues Leadership in early childhood settings The benefits of comparison: recent developments in the German early years workforce Part 4: Comparing children's worlds: making the familiar strange Adults' concepts of childhood Children's well-being in the developing world The research, policy and practice triange in early childhood education and care Part 5: Researching practice: developing critical engagement In praise of reflective practice Research projects in early childhood studies: students' active explorations of children's worlds Action research.
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- Publisher's Summary
- The third edition of this popular core text provides comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of the course content for Early Childhood Studies. The contents list reflects the multi-disciplinary and multi-professional scope of the discipline and provides an overview of current issues and approaches. Seven new chapters have been added including those on Frameworks for Understanding and Development, Providing an Enabling Environment and Action Research. Each chapter includes activities to help the reader engage with the text and advice on further reading.
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- Publication date
- edited by Rod Parker-Rees and Caroline Leeson.
- Previous ed.: 2007.