Learning and Teaching in Early Childhood: Pedagogies of Inquiry and Relationships

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Boyd, Wendy, Green, Nicole C. and Jovanovic, Jessie. 2021. Learning and Teaching in Early Childhood: Pedagogies of Inquiry and Relationships. Cambridge, United Kingdom. Cambridge University Press.
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Learning and Teaching in Early Childhood: Pedagogies of Inquiry and Relationships

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ERA Publisher ID1418
AuthorsBoyd, Wendy (Author), Green, Nicole C. (Author) and Jovanovic, Jessie (Author)
Number of Pages400
Year2021
PublisherCambridge University Press
Place of PublicationCambridge, United Kingdom
ISBN9781108821117
9781108908122
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108908122
Web Address (URL)https://www.cambridge.org/highereducation/books/learning-and-teaching-in-early-childhood/53AF5B4C62E73671328948D7A71D376F#overview
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Learning and Teaching in Early Childhood: Pedagogies of Inquiry and Relationships is an introduction for early childhood educators beginning their studies. Reflecting the fact that there is no single correct approach to the challenges of teaching, this book explores teaching through two lenses: teaching as inquiry and teaching as relating. The first part of the book focuses on inquiry, covering early childhood learning environments, learning theories, play pedagogies, approaches to teaching and learning, documentation and assessment, and the policy, curriculum and regulatory requirements in Australia. The second part explores relationships in early childhood contexts and covers topics such as fostering meaningful and respectful relationships with children, and working with families, staff and the wider community. Written by well-respected academics in the field, Learning and Teaching in Early Childhood is a vital resource for those entering the early childhood education and care profession.

KeywordsEarly childhood; education; teaching; learning; enquiring; relating; early childhood care in Australia; early childhood carers
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020390307. Teacher education and professional development of educators
390302. Early childhood education
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Byline AffiliationsSouthern Cross University
University of Southern Queensland
Flinders University
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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