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Contemporary Perspectives on Early Childhood Education [electronic resource].

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780335237876Publication details: Maidenhead : McGraw-Hill Education, 2010.ISBN:
  • 9780335240814
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Contemporary Perspectives on Early Childhood EducationDDC classification:
  • 372.21
LOC classification:
  • LB1139.23 .C66 2010
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Contents:
Front cover; Half title page; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; Contents; List of figures; List of contributors; PART 1: Contemporary perspectives on global and policy issues; 1 Extending possibilities and practices in early childhood education - Nicola Yelland; 2 Rethinking pedagogical practices in early childhood education: a multidimensional approach to learning and inclusion - Hillevi Lenz Taguchi; 3 Between two debts: child and (inter)national development - Erica Burman
14 When robots tell a story about culture . . . and children tell a story about learning - Marina Umaschi Bers15 The early years research-policy-practice nexus: challenges and opportunities - Christine Stephen; Index; Back cover
4 Shaping the future: how human capital arguments about investment in early childhood are being (mis)used in poor countries - Helen Penn5 Reframing rights: poverty discourse and children's lives in the United States - Valerie Polakow; 6 The displaced early childhood education in the postcolonial era of Hong Kong - Gail Yuen; 7 National 'treasures': the Aotearoa New Zealand child - Judith Duncan; 8 Investigating Quality project: opening possibilities in early childhood care and education policies and practices in Canada - Alan Pence and Veronica, Pacini-Ketchabaw
PART 2: Critical views in practice9 When words are scarce, but success depends on them: composing in a Navajo kindergarten - Karen Gallas; 10 Childhoods left behind? Official and unofficial basics of child writing - Anne Haas Dyson; 11 'Improper' children - Liz Jones, Rachel Holmes, Christina MacRae and Maggie MacLure; 12 'Like a wild thing': analysing the 'deviant competence' of girls in home-preschool communications - Michele Leiminer; 13 At home with the future: influences on young children's early experiences with digital technologies - Joanna McPake and Lydia Plowman
Summary: This book considers and interrogates a range of new and critical issues in contemporary early childhood education. It discusses both fundamental and emerging topics in the field, and presents them in the context of reflective and contemporary frameworks.
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Front cover; Half title page; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; Contents; List of figures; List of contributors; PART 1: Contemporary perspectives on global and policy issues; 1 Extending possibilities and practices in early childhood education - Nicola Yelland; 2 Rethinking pedagogical practices in early childhood education: a multidimensional approach to learning and inclusion - Hillevi Lenz Taguchi; 3 Between two debts: child and (inter)national development - Erica Burman

14 When robots tell a story about culture . . . and children tell a story about learning - Marina Umaschi Bers15 The early years research-policy-practice nexus: challenges and opportunities - Christine Stephen; Index; Back cover

4 Shaping the future: how human capital arguments about investment in early childhood are being (mis)used in poor countries - Helen Penn5 Reframing rights: poverty discourse and children's lives in the United States - Valerie Polakow; 6 The displaced early childhood education in the postcolonial era of Hong Kong - Gail Yuen; 7 National 'treasures': the Aotearoa New Zealand child - Judith Duncan; 8 Investigating Quality project: opening possibilities in early childhood care and education policies and practices in Canada - Alan Pence and Veronica, Pacini-Ketchabaw

PART 2: Critical views in practice9 When words are scarce, but success depends on them: composing in a Navajo kindergarten - Karen Gallas; 10 Childhoods left behind? Official and unofficial basics of child writing - Anne Haas Dyson; 11 'Improper' children - Liz Jones, Rachel Holmes, Christina MacRae and Maggie MacLure; 12 'Like a wild thing': analysing the 'deviant competence' of girls in home-preschool communications - Michele Leiminer; 13 At home with the future: influences on young children's early experiences with digital technologies - Joanna McPake and Lydia Plowman

This book considers and interrogates a range of new and critical issues in contemporary early childhood education. It discusses both fundamental and emerging topics in the field, and presents them in the context of reflective and contemporary frameworks.