Rethinking Learning In Early Childhood Education

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), Aug 1, 2008 - Education - 173 pages
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This exciting book considers the nature of young children's lives and how this can, and should, inform early childhood education in practical ways.
 

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Contents

1 New millennium learners
1
2 Collective inquiry and a partnerships approach to change in education
12
3 Becoming multiliterate in contemporary times
28
4 Multimodality
46
5 Connecting with identities for enhanced learning
82
6 Engaging with diversity
107
7 Portraits pedagogies and pathways
131
8 Pathways to the future
146
Appendix 1 Multiliteracies pedagogical framework
153
Appendix 2 Planning the multiliteracies pathway
158
References
160
Index
171
Backcover
174
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Nicola Yelland is Professor of Education in the School of Education at Victoria University in Melbourne, Australia.

Libby Lee is Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Education at Murdoch University in Perth, Western Australia.

Maureen O'Rourke is Executive Director of EdPartnerships International and has taught in higher education, pre-school, primary, secondary and specialist schools.

Cathie Harrison is Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Education at the Australian Catholic University in Sydney, Australia.

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