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The belief in outdoor play and learning
Norwegian kindergartens traditionally use outdoor environments for play and learning also for the youngest children regardless of the season. This research examines the assumptions and priorities underlying teachers’ work ...
Characteristics of staff–child interaction in 1–3-year-olds’ risky play in early childhood education and care
(Taylor & Francis, 2017)
Despite increased interest in children’s risk-taking in play, little is known of this aspect considering children under three years. Therefore, this study aimed to investigate the concept of scaffolding to potentially ...
Opportunities knock: Mediation of peer-relations during meal-time in toddler groups.
According to socio-cultural perspectives, adults are seen as mediators of cultural believes, values and practices. Qualitative analyses of teachers’ mediation of peer relations based on video-recordings in 9 toddler-groups ...
Play for learning and learning for play: children's play in a toddler group
(Høgskolen i Oslo og Akershus, 2013-10-26)
There is a concern that children’s ri ght to play is restricted as a resu lt of the governments’ narrow focus on school preparatory activities and learning. Play and learning are rights embodied in the United Nations ...