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Contemporary Perspectives on Play in Early Childhood Education

Olivia N. Saracho - Education - 2003 - 183 pages
This text looks at how the study of play has gained attention and concerns about play in young children have emerged. Ten chapters examine the understanding of play and its ...
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Taking Play Seriously: Children and Play in Early Childhood Education-- an ...

Ole Fredrik Lillemyr - Education - 2009 - 199 pages
In the book the author presents from different perspectives what is understood by the phenomenon of children's play, why it is important, and how children's play challenge and ...
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All Work and No Play--: How Educational Reforms are Harming Our Preschoolers

Sharna Olfman - Education - 2003 - 215 pages
Educators, neurologists, and psychologists explain how the high-stakes testing movement, and the race to wire classrooms, is actually stunting our children's intellects ...
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Community Schools in Africa: Reaching the Unreached

Deborah Glassman, Jordan Naidoo, Fred Wood - Education - 2007 - 230 pages
This book explores questions related to the recent establishment in Africa of community schools similar to those supported by Save the Children. The book addresses the serious ...
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Bus Kids: Children's Experiences with Voluntary Desegregation

Ira W. Lit - Education - 2014 - 224 pages
This text offers a detailed examination of the experiences of kindergarten students in California participating in a voluntary school desegregation programme. Ira Lit focuses ...
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Early Formal Education: Current Theory, Research, and Practice

Robert D. Hess, Roberta Meyer Bear - Education - 272 pages
The future of any society lies in its ability to train and socialize its young. The stability of its institutions, political systems, the productivity of its industrial ...
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The Sandbox Investment: The Preschool Movement and Kids-First Politics

David L. Kirp - Education - 2009 - 352 pages
Listen to a short interview with David L. Kirp Host: Chris Gondek - Producer: Heron & Crane The rich have always valued early education, and for the past forty years, millions ...
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International Handbook of Student Experience in Elementary and Secondary School

D. Thiessen, Alison Cook-Sather - Education - 2007 - 892 pages
This handbook brings together in a single volume the groundbreaking work of scholars who have conducted studies of student experiences of school in Afghanistan, Australia ...
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Broken Ground: John F Kennedy and the Politics of Education

Lawrence J McAndrews - Education - 2012 - 4 pages
Throughout United States history, and particularly from the 1930s through the 1960s, education was a sensitive political issue which preoccupied Congresses, Presidents and ...
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