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ERIC Number: EJ1151293
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Sep
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1468-7984
Nomadic Writing in Early Childhood Education
Hermansson, Carina; Saar, Tomas
Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, v17 n3 p426-443 Sep 2017
This article explores how the processes of writing and writers emerge and transform in two examples of Swedish early childhood educational writing practices. Students' writing is a multifaceted activity involving a myriad of interconnected elements; however, to make sense of what is going on, more knowledge is needed about the connectivity, the movement and the unpredictability inherent in these activities. Taking a posthuman and nomadic perspective, the article studies how text and writer are co-constituted through the interrelations between human elements and non-human elements. The article concludes that conceptualizing writing as nomadic provides a way to view young children's educational writing as sites of experimentation, thus guiding the pedagogical attention to the productive potential of the writing situation.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Sweden
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