ERIC Number: EJ1051236
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 11
Looking at Education through a Deweyan Lens: How Play Could Take Shape in Singapore's Preschools
Lim, Sirene M. Y.
Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, v5 n3 p396-401 2004
This article outlines key characteristics of Singapore's national values and the preschool education context, and provides a discussion of what the spirit of play could be like in Singaporean preschools. The article uses Deweyan principles to advocate for socially just curricula in Singaporean preschools that embrace "play" as a vehicle for children's learning.
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Foreign Countries, Social Justice, Play, Learning Processes, Values, Educational Philosophy
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Preschool Education; Early Childhood Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Singapore