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Offering a sociocultural approach to education and learning, this fascinating exploration of childhood provides an in-depth understanding of how children make sense of the world and the people in it. Examining the ways in which children express their thoughts, feelings and actively generate meaning through experience and interaction, this fully revised and updated new edition is illustrated throughout by extensive case studies and covers a diverse range of topics, including:
Taking a clearly articulated and engaging perspective, Sandra Smidt draws upon multiple sources and ideas to illustrate many of the facets of the developing child in a contemporary context. She depicts children as symbol users, role-players, investigators and creative thinkers, and follows children's progress in forming their understanding of their environment, asking questions about it, and expressing it through music, dance, art and constructive play. Highly accessible, and with points for reflection concluding each chapter, The Developing Child is essential reading for teachers, lecturers and students taking courses in early childhood, psychology or sociology.
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Sandra Smidt is a writer in early years education. Her most recent books include: Introducing Malaguzzi (2012); Introducing Bruner (2011); Playing to Learn (2010); Planning for the Early Years Foundation Stage (2009); Key Issues in Early Years Education, second edition (2009); Introducing Vygotsky (2008); Supporting Multilingual Learners in the Early Years (2007) and A Guide to Early Years Practice, third edition (2007), all published by Routledge.
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