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Author Robson, Sue.
Title Developing thinking and understanding in young children : an introduction for students / Sue Robson.
Published London ; New York : Routledge, c2012.
Book Cover

 Floor3  LB1139.23 .R63 2012    IN LIBRARY
Edition 2nd ed.
Description x, 262 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [234]-253) and index.
Contents How can we think about young children's thinking? -- Theories of cognitive development: learning to think and thinking to learn -- The social, cultural and emotional contexts of thinking and understanding -- The developing brain -- Knowing about the mind: theory of mind, self-regulation and metacognition -- Observing, describing and documenting children's thinking and understanding -- Language, communication and thought -- Knowing about the world: the development of children's concepts -- Young children's visual thinking -- Young children's thinking in music / Victoria Rowe -- Approaches to developing young children's thinking and understanding.
Summary Sue Robson presents a comprehensive and accessible overview of contemporary theory and research about young children's developing thinking and understanding. The ideas and theories presented are enlivened by transcripts of children's activities and conversations taken from practice and contemporary research.
Subject Early childhood education.
Thought and thinking -- Study and teaching (Early childhood)
Cognition in children.
ISBN 9780415609692 (hardback)
0415609690 (hardback)
9780415609715 (pbk.)
0415609712 (pbk.)
9780203133354 (ebook)
0203133358 (ebook)
OCLC number 744978391