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The excellence of play

Author: Janet R Moyles
Publisher: Maidenhead : Open University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Encapsulates various changes that have taken place in early childhood. This book examines the vital importance of play as a tool for learning and teaching for children and practitioners, supporting  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Excellence of play.
Maidenhead ; New York : Open University Press, 2005
(OCoLC)59877685
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Janet R Moyles
ISBN: 9780335226566 0335226566 9780335217571 0335217575 9780335217588 0335217583 9780335190690 0335190693 9780335190683 0335190685
OCLC Number: 228168962
Notes: Previous edition: 1994.
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 298 pages)
Contents: Part 1. Setting the Play Context --
--
Play and legislated curriculum : back to basics : an alternative view / Angela Anning --
Learning to play, playing to learn : babies and young children birth to 3 / Ann Langston and Lesley Abbott --
Play and special needs / Theodora Papatheodorou --
--
Part 2. Play, Language and Literacy Development --
--
Play, storytelling and creative writing / David Whitebread and Helen Jameson --
Open-ended role play : supporting creativity and developing identity / Pat Broadhead and Carey English --
Play, literacy and situated learning / Nigel Hall --
Story-making, play and gender / Jane Hislam --
Fantasy play and the case for adult intervention / Neil Kitson --
--
Part 3. Play and the Curriculum --
--
Physical activity and rough-and-tumble play / Peter K. Smith --
Outdoor play and the pedagogic garden / Stephanie Harding --
Science and play / Alan Howe and Dan Davies --
Mathematics and play / Rose Griffiths --
Art in the early years / Bernadette Duffy --
Playing music / Linda Pound --
--
Part 4. Play, Culture and Playful Practitioners --
--
Practitioners and play : reflecting in a different way / Siân Adams --
The importance of play in the transition to school / Hilary Fabian and Aline-Wendy Dunlop --
Play in the early years : the influence of cultural difference / Tricia David and Sacha Powell --
Play, the universe and everything! / Tina Bruce.
Responsibility: edited by Janet Moyles.

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"I enjoyed reading Janet Moyles' book and recommend it to all those involved in the education of young children." - Education 3 to 13 "...fine and refreshing." - British Educational Research Journal

 
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