`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
Chapter 8: Using Interpretive Procedures
Using Interpretive Procedures
The question then arises whether … the process of interpretation in which children engage differ from those of adults.
It may be that much of the time they do not differ greatly.
Do young children construct ‘human sense’ in the same way as adults? Donaldson's (1990) groundbreaking work on children's thinking has provided solid evidence to ...