Play from Birth to Twelve
Contexts, Perspectives, and Meanings, 2nd Edition
Edited by Doris Pronin Fromberg, Doris Bergen
Published July 26th 2006 by Routledge – 480 pages
In light of recent standards-based and testing movements, the issue of play in childhood has taken on increased meaning for educational professionals and social scientists. This second edition of Play From Birth to Twelve offers comprehensive coverage of what we now know about play, its guiding principles, its dynamics and importance in early learning. These up-to-date essays, written by some of the most distinguished experts in the field, help students explore:
Doris Fromberg is Professor and Chairperson, Department of Curriculum and Teaching, Hofstra University.
Doris Bergen is Professor and Director of the Center for Human Development, Learning, and Teaching at Miami University of Ohio.