'The Playing-Exploring Child' : Re-conceptualizing the Relationship between Play and Learning in  Early Childhood Education

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Nilsson, Monica; Ferholt, Beth; Lecusay, Robert;
  • Publisher: Brooklyn College, USA
  • Subject: Play | learning | exploration | imagination and realistic thinking | Educational Sciences | Utbildningsvetenskap

In this paper we problematize the dichotomization of play and learning that often shapes the agenda of early childhood education research and practice. This dichotomization is driven in part by the tendency to define lerning in terms of formal learning (i.e. learning as... View more
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