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Play from Birth to Twelve Contexts, Perspectives, and Meanings

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ISBN-10: 0415951127

ISBN-13: 9780415951128

Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Doris Pronin Fromberg, Doris Bergen

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Here you'll read why play is vital in developing mathematical thinking & promoting social skills, how properly constructed play enhances classroom instruction, which games foster which skills, how playing stimulates creativity & much more.
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Book details

List price: $57.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 7/26/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Perspectives on Play Development
Play Development from Birth to Age Four
Play Development from Ages Four to Eight
Play Development from Ages Eight to Twelve
Language and Play: Natural Partners
Gender Identity and Play
Play as the Language of Children's Feelings
Play in the Context of Life-Span Human Development
Meanings of Play
The Meanings in Play with Objects
Social and Nonsocial Play
Sociodramatic Play Pretending Together
Constructive Play
Rough-and-Tumble Play from Childhood through Adolescence: Differing Perspectives
Games with Rules
Play as Children See It
Play as a Context for Humor Development
Educational Contexts for Play
Play's Pathways to Meaning: A Dynamic Theory of Play
Adult Influences on Play: The Vygotskian Approach
Social Play in School
Play as a Medium for Literacy Development
Play and Mathematics at Ages One to Ten
Scientific Inquiry and Exploratory Representational Play
Play and Technology: Revised Realities and Potential Perspectives
Educational Implications of Play with Computers
The Role of Play in Assessment
Reconciling Play and Assessment Standards: How To Leave No Child Behind
Social and Physical Contexts for Play
Play in Historical and Cross-Cultural Contexts
Influences of Race, Culture, Social Class, and Gender: Diversity and Play
Parent-Child and Child-Child Play in Diverse Cultural Contexts
Can I Play Too? Reflections on the Issues for Children with Disabilities
Sibling and Peer Influences on Play
A Sociocultural Perspective of Parent-Child Play
City Play
Children's Outdoor Play: An Endangered Activity
Perspectives on Play and Playgrounds
Play as Ritual in Health Care Settings
Clinical Perspectives on Play
Particular Meanings Embedded in Play
Fantasy and Imagination
Sociocultural Influences on Gender-Role Behaviors in Children's Play
Play and Violence: Understanding and Responding Effectively
Attaining the Protean Self in a Rapidly Changing World: Understanding Chaos through Play
Epilogue: Emerging and Future Contexts, Perspectives, and Meanings for Play