Taking Play Seriously: Children and Play in Early Childhood Education - an Exciting Challenge (Hardback)
  • Taking Play Seriously: Children and Play in Early Childhood Education - an Exciting Challenge (Hardback)
zoom

Taking Play Seriously: Children and Play in Early Childhood Education - an Exciting Challenge (Hardback)

(author), (foreword)
£92.95
Hardback Published: 30/01/2010
  • We can order this

Usually dispatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
In this book the author presents from different perspectives what is understood by the phenomenon of children's play, why it is important, and how children's play challenge and stimulate the educator or caregiver in regard of educational values and practice, with the conclusion: play has to be taken seriously. A selection of theories is introduced to provide descriptions and explanations of play, as a background for putting forward certain requirements for what should be understood by play in early childhood education. Finally, a discussion of play as an educational remedy is presented, and at the end the important relations between play, experiences and self-concept development are outlined in relevance to teachers' professional play competence. The book is relevant to university academics teaching at bachelor and master programs of early childhood education; in addition to parents, teachers and caregivers in relation to children aged 0 to 9 years of age.

Publisher: Information Age Publishing
ISBN: 9781607521150
Weight: 485 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 14 mm

You may also be interested in...

The Nursery Year in Action
Added to basket
Best Practice in the Early Years
Added to basket
Getting ready to write
Added to basket
Child Development
Added to basket
£22.00
Paperback
Philosophy for Young Children
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.