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Understanding Young Children's Learning through Play [electronic resource].

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780415614276Publication details: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012.ISBN:
  • 9780203156346
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: No title; Print version:: Understanding Young Children¿s Learning through PlayDDC classification:
  • 372.21
LOC classification:
  • LB1137 .B764 2012
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Contents:
Understanding Young Children's Learning through Play Building playful pedagogies; Copyright; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1 The background to the book: the school, the research and recent developments in policy and theory; Chapter 2 Resourcing and developing playful learning environments: the outdoor area; Chapter 3 Becoming oneself as a playful being and the growth of identity: looking outdoors and indoors; Chapter 4 Participating in playful pedagogies: adults as creative planners and players
Chapter 5 The pedagogies of risk and the value of conflictChapter 6 From the 'new child' to the 'master player': playful progression from child-initiated activities; Chapter 7 Understanding the power, the possibilities and the challenges of the 'whatever you want it to be place' within the early years; References; Index
Summary: This timely and accessible text introduces, theorises and practically applies two important concepts which now underpin early years practice: those of 'playful learning' and 'playful pedagogies'. Pat Broadhead and Andy Burt draw upon filmed material, conversations with children, reflection, observation, and parental and staff interviews, in their longitudinal study of outdoor and indoor play environments in an early years unit. This research-based text offers extensive insights into related theories, as well drawing on the authors' skills and knowledge as researcher and as class teacher in
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Understanding Young Children's Learning through Play Building playful pedagogies; Copyright; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1 The background to the book: the school, the research and recent developments in policy and theory; Chapter 2 Resourcing and developing playful learning environments: the outdoor area; Chapter 3 Becoming oneself as a playful being and the growth of identity: looking outdoors and indoors; Chapter 4 Participating in playful pedagogies: adults as creative planners and players

Chapter 5 The pedagogies of risk and the value of conflictChapter 6 From the 'new child' to the 'master player': playful progression from child-initiated activities; Chapter 7 Understanding the power, the possibilities and the challenges of the 'whatever you want it to be place' within the early years; References; Index

This timely and accessible text introduces, theorises and practically applies two important concepts which now underpin early years practice: those of 'playful learning' and 'playful pedagogies'. Pat Broadhead and Andy Burt draw upon filmed material, conversations with children, reflection, observation, and parental and staff interviews, in their longitudinal study of outdoor and indoor play environments in an early years unit. This research-based text offers extensive insights into related theories, as well drawing on the authors' skills and knowledge as researcher and as class teacher in