Playing and Learning in Early Childhood Education

Paperback | March 9, 2011

byBeverlie Dietze, Diane Kashin

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Playing and Learning in Early Childhood Education supports early childhood education students, practitioners, and primary educators to engage in the exploration of the theoretical framework of play, characteristics of play, the environmental and cultural factors that influence play, and the application of developmentally appropriate play practices. The text includes in-depth information on emerging topics such as environmental literacy, sustainability in play settings, and the impact of new technology, as well as the importance of outdoor play to combat the rise of obesity.

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Playing and Learning in Early Childhood Education supports early childhood education students, practitioners, and primary educators to engage in the exploration of the theoretical framework of play, characteristics of play, the environmental and cultural factors that influence play, and the application of developmentally appropriate p...

Beverlie Diezte teaches at Mount St. Vincent University. Beverlie began her career working with children in family settings, followed by positions in a nursery school and after school programs. She began her teaching career with Child Care program in New Brunswick before moving into an administrative role and leading early learner pro...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 10 × 8 × 1 inPublished:March 9, 2011Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0135125464

ISBN - 13:9780135125465

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Table of Contents

Preface

 

Chapter 1: Exploring the Foundations of Play

Chapter 2: The Process of Play

Chapter 3: Observing and Documenting Children’s Play

Chapter 4: Dramatic Play

Chapter 5: The Power of Outdoor Play

Chapter 6: Blocks and Child’s Play

Chapter 7: Language, Emergent, Literacy, and Play

Chapter 8: Math and Science

Chapter 9: Art and Play

chapter 10: Bringing Technology into Child’s Play: A New Perspective

Chapter 11: Music, Movement, and Play

Chapter 12: Planning Play Space

Chapter 13: Taking Play to the Next Level

 

Glossary

Bibliography

Index

Editorial Reviews

“The main advantage with this text is that it is specific to children’s play….This really connects to our main philosophies that learning is play based.”

--Kathrina Lalog, Seneca College