`I particularly enjoyed Judith Roden's chapter "Young Children Are Natural Scientists" especially her thoughts on children's drawings, which puncture some popular assumptions' - Times Educational Supplement, Friday Magazine `Tricia David, an internationally recognised expert in early years eductaion, has brought together 11 tutors from Christ Church College Canterbury to "encourage debate and disagreement"....It has..some absorbing and helpful contributions which both bring forward the debate in early years education and also may cause readers to reappraise their own practice, possibly as a result of disagreeing with one or other contributers' - International Journal of Early Years Education

Co-Constructing Reality: The Child's Understanding of the World

Co-Constructing Reality: The Child's Understanding of the World

Co-constructing reality: The child's understanding of the world

There are two key factors that I wish to explore in this chapter. The first is the essentially social nature of the child's developing understanding of reality and the second is the role of the child as an active and, initially at least, an ...

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