Play in Early Childhood Education: Facilitating Learning in Diverse Contexts
21 Jul 2010
Oxford University Press
The topic of play is fundamental to understanding how children grow and learn. Play in Early Childhood Education is the essential introduction to the theories behind this play and how it relates to children's development and learning. It enables early childhood education students to understand the complex learning theories, professional practice and government policies on children's play. This user-friendly text also tackles the rapidly changing contexts where children are raised and educated, demonstrating diverse approaches to play-based learning and considering new insights and possibilities.