Play and Early Childhood Development / Edition 2 by James E. Johnson, Thomas D. Yawkey, James F. Christie | | 9780321011664 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Play and Early Childhood Development / Edition 2

Play and Early Childhood Development / Edition 2

by James E. Johnson, Thomas D. Yawkey, James F. Christie
     
 

ISBN-10: 032101166X

ISBN-13: 9780321011664

Pub. Date: 06/10/1999

Publisher: Pearson

This authoritative book provides a thorough awareness and a thoughtful appreciation of children's play for prospective teachers in early childhood education programs. The many rates of the adult are discussed: preschool teachers, day care specialists, inservice professionals, children's librarians, hospital play group leaders, and parents. A highly informative and

Overview

This authoritative book provides a thorough awareness and a thoughtful appreciation of children's play for prospective teachers in early childhood education programs. The many rates of the adult are discussed: preschool teachers, day care specialists, inservice professionals, children's librarians, hospital play group leaders, and parents. A highly informative and useful reference, the Second Edition includes updated coverage on play research, especially with respect to classical and contemporary theories of play.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321011664
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
06/10/1999
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 9.23(h) x 0.82(d)

Table of Contents

1. Theories of Children's Play.

2. Play and Development.

3. The Development of Play.

4. Individual Differences in Play Behavior.

5. Play in Diverse Cultures.

6. Play and Special Children and Circumstances.

7. Adult Involvement in Play.

8. Observing Play.

9. Play Environments.

10. Play Materials.

11. Play and Academics.

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