Child care – Early childhood education and care
Father – Paternity
Gender: early socialization
Language development and literacy
Technology in early childhood education
Early Numeracy: The Transition from Infancy to Early Childhood
IntroductionBy preschool age, most children exhibit a range of numeracy skills, including verbal skills, such as counting, and nonverbal skills, such as recognizing equivalence of object...
Early Predictors of Mathematics Achievement and Mathematics Learning Difficulties
IntroductionMathematics difficulties are widespread. Up to 10% of students are diagnosed with a learning disability in mathematics at some point in their school careers.1,2 Many more learners struggle...
Play Pedagogy and Playworlds
IntroductionThe cultural perspective on play offers us rich ground for developing play pedagogy, as this perspective shows how play and culture are connected. This entry focuses on one play pedagogy...
Learning Trajectories in Early Mathematics – Sequences of Acquisition and Teaching
Introduction Children follow natural developmental progressions in learning and development. For example, children first learn to crawl, then walk, run, skip, and jump with increasing speed and...
Play and Learning
Introduction This article discusses historical and present-day notions of play and learning in the context of early childhood education (ECE). The beginning of ECE Early childhood education...