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THE EXCELLENCE OF PLAY

EBOOK BY MOYLES, JANET;
ISBN
9780335264193
IMPRINT
MCGRAW-HILL EDUCATION
 
 
EDITION
4TH EDITION
PUBLISHER
MCGRAW-HILL
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FORMAT
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PAGES
344 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
1 DEC 2014

DESCRIPTION

This is a must-read book for all students studying early childhood at a range of levels and practitioners who are looking to deepen their understanding of play and playful practices.

CONTENTS

PART ONE: Play is fundamental 1. Play and the legislated curriculum by Angela Anning 2. Starting with play: taking play seriously by Janet Moyles 3. Brain development and play by Celia O'Donovan and Val Melnyczuk 4. Play with children from diverse cultures by Karen Barr and Penny Borkett 5. Reconfiguring play: material feminist possibilities to reimagine gender in early childhood by Jayne Osgood PART 2: Play is learning 6. Babies as musicians, artists and scientists by Peter Elfer 7. Hunting and gathering: two distinct forms of learning from play by Rod Parker-Rees 8. Play beyond the Foundation Stage: play, self-regulation and narrative skills by David Whitebread, Helen Jameson and Marisol Basilio 9. Friendship, culture and playful learning in early childhood education by Pat Broadhead and Liz Chesworth 10. Young Children as Researchers in Play by Jane Murray Part 3: Playful pedagogies 11. Re-establishing early years practitioners as play professionals by Justine Howard and Pete King 12. Permission to Play by Kathy Goouch 13. Developing play pedagogy through critically reflective practice Sue Rogers and Chris Brown 14. Work or play: How children learn to read the signals about activity type in today's early years provision by Jan Georgeson and Jane Payler 15. Personalising Transitions: How play can help 'newly-arrived children' settle into school by Hilary Fabian and Aline-Wendy Dunlop Part 4: Playful curricula 16. Creative representation: Young children developing flexibility of thinking as they engage playfully with media and materials by Kathy Ring 17. In tune with play by Linda Pound 18. Adventurous Play Outdoors by Helen Tovey 19. Playful explorations and new technologies by Nicola Yelland 20. Mathematics and the ecology of pretend play by Maulfry Worthington 21. Play, Literacy and Language Learning by Helen Bradford 22. Children's fantasy role play - why adults should join in by Neil Kitson Part 5: Play is universal 23. Play and the achievement of potential by Karen Barr and Lynne Truelove 24. International dimensions of play and transitions by Sally Peters Endpiece: by Tina Bruce