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Children's Play and Its Place in Education

With an Appendix on the Montessori Method

By Walter De Burley Wood

Routledge – 2012

Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

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Description

Published long before the importance of early childhood education was formally recognised in the educational landscape this book explores the significance of play for young children. The volume includes an appendix on Montessori education.

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Contents

1 The Play Theories. 2 Play in the History of Education 3 The Play Periods and Their Characteristics. 4 The Educational Value of Play 5 The Play Spirit 6 Juvenile Literature and the Value of Stories 7 The Playground Movement in America 8 Play and Civilisation. Appendix. Index.

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Description: By Walter De Burley Wood. Published long before the importance of early childhood education was formally recognised in the educational landscape this book explores the significance of play for young children. The volume includes an appendix on Montessori...
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