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`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

Young Children are Natural Scientists
Young children are natural scientists
JudithRoden

Close observation of young children at play suggests that they find out about the world in the same way as scientists explore new phenomena and test new ideas. Young children may not be able to verbalise new ideas forming in their heads, but they may still apply similar processes to the scientists’. During this ...

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