Play in early childhood education: learning in diverse contexts

Marjory Ebbeck, Manjula Waniganayake

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Abstract

The topic of play is fundamental to understanding how children grow and learn. Play in Early Childhood Education Second Edition is an essential introduction to the theories behind this play and how it relates to children's development and learning. It enables students and educators to understand the complex learning theories, professional practice and selected government policies that focus on children's play and early learning. This user-friendly text also tackles the rapidly changing contexts where children are raised and educated, demonstrating diverse approaches to play-based learning and considering new insights and possibilities.
LanguageEnglish
Place of PublicationSouth Melbourne, Vic.
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages344
Edition2nd
ISBN (Print)9780190303211
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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Keywords

  • Play--Psychological aspects
  • Child development--Australia
  • Early childhood education--Australia

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Ebbeck, M., & Waniganayake, M. (2016). Play in early childhood education: learning in diverse contexts. (2nd ed.) South Melbourne, Vic.: Oxford University Press.
Ebbeck, Marjory ; Waniganayake, Manjula. / Play in early childhood education : learning in diverse contexts. 2nd ed. South Melbourne, Vic. : Oxford University Press, 2016. 344 p.
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