Playing and Learning in Early Childhood Education supports early childhood education students, practitioners, and primary educators to engage in the exploration of the theoretical framework of play, characteristics of play, the environmental and cultural factors that influence play, and the application of developmentally appropriate play practices. The text includes in-depth information on emerging topics such as environmental literacy, sustainability in play settings, and the impact of new technology, as well as the importance of outdoor play to combat the rise of obesity.
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Beverlie Diezte teaches at Mount St. Vincent University. Beverlie began her career working with children in family settings, followed by positions in a nursery school and after school programs. She began her teaching career with Child Care program in New Brunswick before moving into an administrative role and leading early learner projects in Amman, Jordan. She has also taught early childhood education at Loyalist College in Belleville, taught part-time at Brock University, and been Campus Dean at St. Lawrence College in Brockville.
Diane Kashin is the coordinator of the Bachelor of Child Development degree program at Seneca College and President of the Association of Early Childhood Educators of Ontario. Diane began working in a community based child care program where she eventually became the supervisor. She has also taught ECE at Seneca and was the Child Care Coordinator for the York Region District School Board for four years.Review:
“The main advantage with this text is that it is specific to children’s play....This really connects to our main philosophies that learning is play based.”
--Kathrina Lalog, Seneca College
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Book Description Pearson Education Canada, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110135125464