Learning Through Play - Creating a Play Based Approach Within Early Childhood Contexts

Author(s): Christine Robinson; Tracy Treasure; Dee O'Connor; Gerardine Neylon; Cathie Harrison; Samantha Wynne

Adult Non-Fiction

Improve the learning experiences of children by translating the theory of play into practice. Learning Through Play translates the theory of play into practice while seamlessly integrating the Australian Curriculum, government policy and current trends. It aims to create a shared understanding of play and play-based pedagogies that positively influence the everyday practices of educators and improve the learning experiences of children. The book extensively covers the various contexts that children may engage with during the early years - the period from birth to age 8. Learning Through Play is structured to complement the Early Years Learning Framework and early childhood education studies. It begins by drawing on theories to discuss the centrality of play to children's development and learning, then delves into the practicalities and challenges of implementing these play-based approaches, and finally discusses the future of play in early childhood contexts. With several learning features that blend theory, context and practical skills, Learning Through Play will not only help pre-service teachers to understand play in principle and in practice, but also to advocate articulately for play-based approaches.

$79.95(AUD)


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General Fields

  • : 9780190304829
  • : Oxford University Press Australia & New Zealand
  • : Oxford University Press Australia & New Zealand
  • : April 2018
  • : 1.43 Centimeters X 18.9 Centimeters X 24.5 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Christine Robinson; Tracy Treasure; Dee O'Connor; Gerardine Neylon; Cathie Harrison; Samantha Wynne
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 372.210994
  • : 356