Early Childhood Services: Theory, Policy, and Practice
Open University Press, 2000 - Education - 201 pages
Explores relationships between theory, policy, and practice in early childhood services, examining how young children learn, approaches to curriculum for young children, the role of adults in supporting children's learning, and children as participants and knowledgeable persons. Some material has been previously published in journals, some is commissioned, and some is from a series of conferences held in 1995-96.
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How do children learn? Early childhood services
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