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The Importance of Play in Early Childhood Education [electronic resource] : Psychoanalytic, Attachment, and Developmental Perspectives.

Contributor(s): Charles, Marilyn | Bellinson, Jill.
Publisher: Milton : Routledge, 2019Description: 1 online resource (269 p.).ISBN: 978-1138749931; 9781351718318; 1351718312; 9781315180090; 131518009X.Subject(s): Play | Early childhood education | EDUCATION / Elementary | EDUCATION / Preschool & Kindergarten | PSYCHOLOGY / Developmental / ChildDDC classification: 372.21 Online resources: Available via Taylor & Francis ebooks - Free to download and keep! Shibboleth login required. | Click here to access online Summary: The Importance of Play in Early Childhood Education presents various theories of play and demonstrates how it serves communicative, developmental, and relational functions, highlighting the importance and development of the capacity to play in terms useful to early childhood educators. The book explicitly links trauma, development, and interventions in the early childhood classroom specifically for teachers of young children, offering accessible information that can help teachers better understand the meanings of children's expressive acts. Contributors from education, psychoanalysis, and developmental psychology explore techniques of play, how cultural influences affect how children play, the effect of trauma on play, factors that interfere with the ability to play, and how to apply these ideas in the classroom. They also discuss the relevance of ideas about playfulness for teachers and other professionals. The Imprtance of Play in Early Childhood Education will be of great interest to teachers, psychoanalysts, and psychotherapists as well as play therapists and developmental psychologists.
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The Importance of Play in Early Childhood Education presents various theories of play and demonstrates how it serves communicative, developmental, and relational functions, highlighting the importance and development of the capacity to play in terms useful to early childhood educators. The book explicitly links trauma, development, and interventions in the early childhood classroom specifically for teachers of young children, offering accessible information that can help teachers better understand the meanings of children's expressive acts. Contributors from education, psychoanalysis, and developmental psychology explore techniques of play, how cultural influences affect how children play, the effect of trauma on play, factors that interfere with the ability to play, and how to apply these ideas in the classroom. They also discuss the relevance of ideas about playfulness for teachers and other professionals. The Imprtance of Play in Early Childhood Education will be of great interest to teachers, psychoanalysts, and psychotherapists as well as play therapists and developmental psychologists.

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