This book makes schema theory explicit in practice. Supported by numerous detailed examples and the discussion of difficult theoretical issues, it illustrates children's learning in areas such as literacy, maths and science.
This Fourth Edition includes:
A new chapter on professional development
Changes in early years and primary practice
More coverage of theories of learning in relation to pedagogy
Professor Cathy Nutbrown is Director of the Masters program in Early Childhood Education at the University of Sheffield.