Play-Responsive Teaching in Early Childhood Education

by Niklas Pramling, Cecilia Wallerstedt, Pernilla Lagerlöf, Camilla Björklund, Anne Kultti, Hanna Palmér, Maria Magnusson, Susanne Thulin, Agneta Jonsson, Ingrid Pramling Samuelsson

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Book Description

This book develops a theoretical concept of teaching that is relevant to early childhood education, and based on children's learning and development through play. It discusses theoretical premises and research on playing and learning, and proposes the development of play-responsive didaktik. It examines the processes and products of learning and development, teaching and its phylogenetic and ontogenetic development, as well as the 'what' of learning and didaktik. Next, it explores the actions, objects and meaning of play and provides insight into the diversity of beliefs about the practices of play. The book presents ideas on how combined research and development projects can be carried out, providing incentive and a model for practice development and research. The second part of the book consists of empirical studies on teacher's playing skills and examples of play with very young as well as older children.

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Book Details

Subject
Psychology
Publisher
Springer
Published
2019
Pages
188
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783030159573
ISBN10
3030159574
ISBN13 Digital
9783030159580
ISBN10 Digital
3030159582
PDF Size
2.4 MB
License
CC BY

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