ERIC Number: EJ528199
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Teachers' Beliefs and Reported Practices Concerning Sociodramatic Play.
Kemple, Kristen M.
Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, v17 n2 p19-31 Spr-Sum 1996
Argues that sociodramatic play in early childhood education provides children with developmental gains in social, emotional, cognitive, intellectual, language, and creative spheres. Stresses the importance of proper teacher education and practice of classroom sociodramatic play. Summarizes survey of preschool and kindergarten teachers regarding sociodramatic play, which found that teachers' support of such play did not necessarily translate into practice. (SD)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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