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ERIC Number: EJ818995
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0164-8527
Documenting Children's Play Stories to Enhance Learning
Reifel, Stuart; Nicholson, Shelley
Exchange: The Early Childhood Leaders' Magazine Since 1978, n184 p43-46 Nov-Dec 2008
Play episodes are common occurrences in many preschool classrooms. Observation of this type of play can provide teacher with valuable insights into children's development, skills, and interest. How might the teachers use this "play story" to extend and enhance the children's learning particularly literacy learning, in meaningful ways? This article explores children's play stories and discusses how teachers can document these stories to enhance and extend other learning activities. (Contains 6 resources.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A