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How Children Learn Bk 1 - New Edition, Colour
Educational theories and approaches – from Comenius, the father of modern education, to giants such as Piaget, Vygotsky and Malaguzzi
The new and improved edition How Children Learn - Book 1 provides a comprehensive and accessible account of educational theorising, from Comenius, the father of modern education, to giants such as Piaget, Vygotsky and Malaguzzi. Printed in full colour, this resource features additional emphasis on what practice looks like along with common criticisms as well as the influence of each theory.
Linda Pound is an experienced educator and author who has worked in all sectors of education, including tertiary, but whose passion is work with young children and their families. She has been head of a nursery school and deputy head of a primary school, and has also run both foundation and honours degree programmes on early childhood studies.