ERIC Number: ED486686
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Reference Count: 214
Developing Learning in Early Childhood. The 0-8 Series
In this book, the author tells the recent history of the natural and creative growth of a vital community of learners, of an experiment in collaborative education and social celebration of diverse experiences and skills that works to benefit young children, parents and practitioners in education and social services. After a background section, entitled, "Holistic Services for Whole Children", the book is divided into the following sections: (1) How Does Learning Develop?; (2) Mind and Brain; (3) A Sense of Self; (4) Social and Cultural Development; (5) Communication; (6) Talk; (7) Doing Real Things; (8) Why Is Play Important?; (9) The Essentials of Play; (10) Using Symbols; and (11) Learning in Childhood and Beyond: Charlie's Day. Also included are a foreword, preface for the 0-8 series, bibliography, and an index.
Descriptors: Learning Experience, Play, Brain, Self Concept, Preschool Children, Social Services, Cognitive Development, Social Development, Communication (Thought Transfer)
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Publication Type: Books
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
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