Influencing Early Childhood Education: Key Figures, Philosophies And Ideas: Key themes, philosophies and theories
This book offers an academic, critical approach to theories underpinning current practice in early childhood care and education.
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Part 1 Thinking about early childhoodin the nineteenth century
Part 2 Progressive ideas of thet wentieth century
Part 3 Psychodynamic theories and their impact
Part 4 Constructivism and behaviourism
Part 5 Challenging theories and practicein the twentieth century
Part 6 Weighing up the evidence
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adults Anna Freud approach argues aspects attachment theory babies behaviour behaviourist believed Blackstone 1971 Bowlby Bowlby’s Bruner Carl Rogers century challenged Chapter child development children’s learning citing cognitive constructivist critical critical pedagogy criticised culture curriculum Dahlberg deconstruction deschoolers described developmental psychology early childhood education emotional emphasis example experience explored Eyken focus Froebel Further reading Gardner highlights HighScope human ideas identified impact importance influence intelligence interactions interest Jean Piaget Keenan and Evans knowledge language legacy London MacNaughton 2003 Manning-Morton Margaret McMillan Maria Montessori Melanie Klein Montessori mother nursery school Owen Owen’s parents pedagogy Pestalozzi philosophy Piaget play postmodern Pound provision psychoanalytic Reflective questions regarded Robert Owen role Rudolf Steiner seen Singer Skinner social society stage Steiner Waldorf education suggests superego Susan Isaacs Talay-Ongan teacher teaching term theorists theory and practice thinking understanding Vygotsky Vygotsky’s Waldorf education Whitbread 1972 Winnicott writes young children