ERIC Number: EJ641723
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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"You Can't Have a Cake unless It's Written Down": Semiotic Activity and Authentic Learning in Play as a Potential Tool for Analysis.
Cook, Deirdre M.
Early Child Development and Care, v168 p49-62 Aug 2001
Explores young children's mark-making in a domestic play setting. Suggests mark-making indicates aspects of the relationship between semiotic and conceptual development. Focuses on contexts in which mark-making occurs and on the authenticity of the learning events in which children participate. (DLH)
Descriptors: Associative Learning, Child Development, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Structures, Cognitive Style, Concept Formation, Constructivism (Learning), Emergent Literacy, Learning Experience, Learning Strategies, Orthographic Symbols, Play, Semiotics, Symbolic Language, Visual Literacy, Written Language, Young Children
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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