ERIC Number: EJ535834
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Quick! Hide! Constructing a Playground Identity in the Early Weeks of School.
Language and Education, v10 n2&3 p171-86 1996
Examines one child's reconstruction of identity in the transition from preschool to school-based patterns of play in the early weeks of schooling. The study's approach uses detailed linguistic interactional data showing identity as unstable and multiple, and draws attention to the crucial role of peer culture and play in children's experiences of schooling. (31 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue: Discursive Construction of Educational Identities.