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Pedagogies for Children's Perspectives

1st Edition

Edited by Catherine Patterson, Laurie Kocher

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206 pages

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Description

Laurie Kocher is a Faculty member in the Department of Early Childhood Care and Education, Capilano University, Canada.

Catherine Patterson is Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Early Childhood, Department of Educational Studies, Macquarie University, Australia.

Table of Contents

About the Series Editors and Contributors

Preface: Introducing the focus, Michael Reed and Alma Fleet

Section 1: Being Alongside Children

Chapter 1: Young children’s perspectives of the material learning environment, Alison Clark and Solveig Nordtømme

Chapter 2: ‘It will be difficult to practice something we don’t know how to do.’ Listening to children as they transition to school, Sara M. Ólafsdóttir and Jóhanna Einarsdóttir

Chapter 3: ‘Can you shout a little louder?’ Listening and hearing children’s voices through play, Natalie Canning Editorial provocations: Engaging readers and extending thinking, Catherine Patterson and Laurie Kocher

Section 2: Those Who Educate

Chapter 4: Children and families outside the mainstream: Ensuring inclusion for all, Katey De Gioia and Marina Papic

Chapter 5: Lingering in artistic spaces: Becoming attuned to children’s processes and perspectives through the early childhood studio, Sylvia Kind, Tahmina Shayan and Cheryl Cameron

Chapter 6: Teachers learning to recognize the voice of the child, Derval Carey Jenkins Editorial provocations: Engaging readers and extending thinking, Catherine Patterson and Laurie Kocher

Section 3: Embedding Families and Communities

Chapter 7: Project Work as a tool for intercultural pedagogy, João Formosinho, Júlia Oliveira-Formosinho and Hélia Costa

Chapter 8: ‘No one ever listens to me, not even my daddy.’ Listening to children described as having ‘special educational needs’ and disabilities (SEND), Caroline Jones

Chapter 9: Working with and listening to families, Josephine Bleach Editorial provocations: Engaging readers and extending thinking, Catherine Patterson and Laurie Kocher

Section 4: Working with Systems

Chapter 10: Leadership of professional learning – essential for innovation and change, Kaye Colmer

Chapter 11: Upholding children’s rights in a landscape of legislation, regulations, curriculum frameworks, accreditation, teacher standards and policies, Wendy Shepherd

Chapter 12: When dialogue transforms a system: Dynamic democratic systems that listen, Randa Khattar and Karyn Callaghan Editorial provocations: Engaging readers and extending thinking, Catherine Patterson and Laurie Kocher

Coda: Thinking forward, Alma Fleet and Michael Reed

About the Editors

Laurie Kocher is a faculty member in the Department of Early Childhood Care and Education, Capilano University, Canada.

Catherine Patterson is Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Early Childhood, Department of Educational Studies, Macquarie University, Australia.

About the Series

Thinking About Pedagogy in Early Childhood Education

Thinking about Pedagogy in Early Childhood Education is an accessible, innovative series which explores early childhood education across a range of issues, locations and sectors. Titles in the series will be essential critical companions for study, inspiring students to improve their professionalism, knowledge and thinking skills by illustrating effective practice and encouraging critical questioning. This approach also invites the reader to construct knowledge based on personal and professional reflection, self-directed learning and underpins higher order learning skills

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General