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The Resource The developing child in the 21st century : a global perspective on child development, Sandra Smidt

The developing child in the 21st century : a global perspective on child development, Sandra Smidt

Label
The developing child in the 21st century : a global perspective on child development
Title
The developing child in the 21st century
Title remainder
a global perspective on child development
Statement of responsibility
Sandra Smidt
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smidt, Sandra
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children
  • Child development
Label
The developing child in the 21st century : a global perspective on child development, Sandra Smidt
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Preface; 1. Children and childhoods; Child development: which child? What development?; The changing representations of children; British childhood over time: an illustration; The portrayal of children; Western concepts of childhood; Representations of global childhoods; Images of childhood and poverty; Representations of children: children as players; Becoming a good parent; An image for the twenty-first century?; Things to think about; 2. The child as meaning maker: making sense of the physical world
  • From conception to birthThe child as empty vessel?; The child as active learner?; A linear approach to development; The sensory-motor phase; The pre-operational phase; The concrete operations phase; The formal operations phase; Schemas: repeated patterns of action; Making sense of symbols; Rationality and the child as developing scientist; The notion of an 'everybaby'; The child as individual; The implications; Summing up; Things to think about; 3. The child as meaning maker: making sense of the social world; Mediated action: the role of others in learning
  • Piaget versus Vygotsky: is there a dichotomy?The zone of proximal development; A socio-cultural theory of psychological processes; Intersubjectivity; Constructing the social world: what children need to know and do; Development viewed in the contexts of place, time and culture; Summing up; Things to think about; 4. The child at play becoming a creative thinker; Defining creative thinking; Defining play; Play as an integrating mechanism; Imaginative/symbolic play; Imaginative play in diverse cultural settings; What do children play about?; Play and creative thinking; Play and younger children
  • Summing upThings to think about; 5. The child as symbol user and symbol weaver; What it means to be human; Entering the world of linguistic symbols: beginning to talk; The work of Noam Chomsky and his critics; The work of Michael Halliday: thinking about semiotics; Vygotsky and language; Narrative: language as a dialogic process; The symbols children use in their spontaneous writing; Into the world of reading; And what are these symbols? Into the language of counting; Summing up; Thing to think about; 6. The child in culture; Children's capacities; The intersecting cultures of childhood
  • Cultural capital: the ideas of BourdieuLanguages and culture; Learning styles and culture; The family: transmission of beliefs and values; High culture: popular culture?; Building on culture in play: symbol weaving; Summing up; Things to think about; 7. The child as role maker; Constructing identity: playing roles; The social construction of identity; Language, identity and roles; Establishing identities: street children; Summary; Things to think about; 8. The child as thinker: questions and solutions; Solving problems; Imitation and elaboration; Dealing with the problems in the real world
Control code
ocn849928759
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd edtion
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203483640
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other control number
10.4324/9780203483640
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)849928759
Label
The developing child in the 21st century : a global perspective on child development, Sandra Smidt
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Preface; 1. Children and childhoods; Child development: which child? What development?; The changing representations of children; British childhood over time: an illustration; The portrayal of children; Western concepts of childhood; Representations of global childhoods; Images of childhood and poverty; Representations of children: children as players; Becoming a good parent; An image for the twenty-first century?; Things to think about; 2. The child as meaning maker: making sense of the physical world
  • From conception to birthThe child as empty vessel?; The child as active learner?; A linear approach to development; The sensory-motor phase; The pre-operational phase; The concrete operations phase; The formal operations phase; Schemas: repeated patterns of action; Making sense of symbols; Rationality and the child as developing scientist; The notion of an 'everybaby'; The child as individual; The implications; Summing up; Things to think about; 3. The child as meaning maker: making sense of the social world; Mediated action: the role of others in learning
  • Piaget versus Vygotsky: is there a dichotomy?The zone of proximal development; A socio-cultural theory of psychological processes; Intersubjectivity; Constructing the social world: what children need to know and do; Development viewed in the contexts of place, time and culture; Summing up; Things to think about; 4. The child at play becoming a creative thinker; Defining creative thinking; Defining play; Play as an integrating mechanism; Imaginative/symbolic play; Imaginative play in diverse cultural settings; What do children play about?; Play and creative thinking; Play and younger children
  • Summing upThings to think about; 5. The child as symbol user and symbol weaver; What it means to be human; Entering the world of linguistic symbols: beginning to talk; The work of Noam Chomsky and his critics; The work of Michael Halliday: thinking about semiotics; Vygotsky and language; Narrative: language as a dialogic process; The symbols children use in their spontaneous writing; Into the world of reading; And what are these symbols? Into the language of counting; Summing up; Thing to think about; 6. The child in culture; Children's capacities; The intersecting cultures of childhood
  • Cultural capital: the ideas of BourdieuLanguages and culture; Learning styles and culture; The family: transmission of beliefs and values; High culture: popular culture?; Building on culture in play: symbol weaving; Summing up; Things to think about; 7. The child as role maker; Constructing identity: playing roles; The social construction of identity; Language, identity and roles; Establishing identities: street children; Summary; Things to think about; 8. The child as thinker: questions and solutions; Solving problems; Imitation and elaboration; Dealing with the problems in the real world
Control code
ocn849928759
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd edtion
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203483640
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other control number
10.4324/9780203483640
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)849928759

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