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Author Fleer, Marilyn, author

Title Play in the early years / Marilyn Fleer
Published Port Melbourne, A : Cambridge University Press, 2013
Port Melbourne, Vic. : Cambridge University Press, 2013


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  372.21 Fle/Pit  DUE 13-11-20
 MELB  372.21 Fle/Pit  UNAVAILABLE C19
Description ix, 253 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents 1. Perspectives on play -- 2. Infants' and childrens' perspectives on play -- 3. Families at play -- 4. Playing in comunities, classrooms and centres -- 5. Classical, grand developmental and post-developmental theories of play -- 6. Play in the curriculum -- 7. Planning for play development -- 8. Cultural technologies and play -- 9. Assessing play, assessing through play and assessing for play -- 10. Being a play activist
Summary Play-based learning is an important focus in the Early Years Learning Framework and in early childhood education degrees. This book examines play across time, culture and institutions, and analyses key theories from classical and contemporary perspectives. Fleer from Monash
Analysis Australian
Elementary education & schools
Notes Record machine-generated from publisher information
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Tertiary/Undergraduate, Postgraduate
Subject Child development -- Study and teaching (Early childhood)
Child development.
Creative activities and seat work -- Study and teaching (Early childhood)
Elementary education & schools
Play -- Psychological aspects.
Early childhood education.
Play -- Study and teaching (Early childhood)
Social skills in children -- Study and teaching (Early childhood)
Social skills in children -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
Genre/Form Drama.
ISBN 9781107640221 (paperback)