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- DescriptionResponding to current debates on the place of play in schools, the authors have extensively revised their groundbreaking book. They explain how and why play is a critical part of children's development, as well as the central role adults have to promote it. This classic textbook and popular practitioner resource offers systematic descriptions and analyses of the different roles a teacher adopts to support play, including those of stage manager, mediator, player, scribe, assessor, communicator, and planner. This new edition has been expanded to include significant developments in the broadening landscape of early learning and care, such as assessment, diversity and culture, intentional teaching, inquiry, and the construction of kwledge. New for the Second Edition are: additional theories on the relationship of teachers and children's play: current issues from media content, consumer culture, and environmental concerns; recent brain development research; how to use digital techlogy to make children's play visible; and more.
- Author BiographyElizabeth Jones is faculty emerita in human development at Pacific Oaks College in Pasadena, California. Gretchen Reynolds is on the faculty in the early childhood education program at Algonquin College in Ottawa, Canada. Their other books include Master Players (Reynolds & Jones) and Playing to Get Smart.
- Author(s)Elizabeth Jones,Gretchen Reynolds
- PublisherTeachers' College Press
- Date of Publication15/11/2011
- SubjectEducation & Teaching
- Series TitleTeachers College Press: Early Childhood Education
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintTeachers' College Press
- Content Notefigures
- Weight250 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine11 mm
- Foreword byKathy Hirsh-Pasek,Roberta Michnick Golinkoff
- Edition Statement2nd Revised edition
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