List of illustrations
Series editors, volume editors and contributors
Preface: entering contested waters by ALMA FLEET AND MICHAEL REED
Volume editors' acknowledgements
Series editors' acknowledgementsSECTION ONE: Being alongside children Chapter 1: Playing with digital drawing - Janet Robertson Chapter 2: Preschool teachers being people alongside young children: The development of adults' relational competence in playworlds - Beth Ferholt, Monica Nilsson and Robert. Lecusay Chapter 3: Playing in and through the musical worlds of children - Margaret S. Barrett Editorial Provocations: Engaging readers and extending thinking - Sophie Alcock SECTION TWO: Those who educate Chapter 4: Observing and interpreting young children playing: reflecting on feelings - Sophie Alcock Chapter 5: Growing playful pedagogy: a case study of educational change - Alma Fleet and Mel Kemenyvary Chapter 6: The role of context within Early Childhood Education in Ireland - Margaret O'Donoghue Editorial Provocations: Engaging readers and extending thinking - Sophie Alcock SECTION THREE: Embedding families and communities Chapter 7: Recognising and responding to family funds of knowledge - Helen Hedges, Maria Cooper, Tamar Weisz-Koves Chapter 8: Opening the school gates: facilitating after-school play in school grounds - Marianne Mannello, Mark Connolly, Sandra Dumitrescu, Cheryl Ellis, Chantelle Haughton, Sian Sarwar, Jacky Tyrie Chapter 9: Pedagogical documentation as 'agora': why it may be viewed as a form of citizenship for children, parents, and communities - Elisabetta Biffi Editorial Provocations: Engaging readers and extending thinking - Sophie Alcock SECTION FOUR: Working with systems Chapter 10: Spinning the kaleidoscope: A conversation around play, learning, policies, and systems - Alma Fleet and Michael Reed Chapter 11: Influences of macrosystems in children's spaces; Regaining the paradigm - Mandy Andrews Chapter 12: Micro-policies of adult-child joint play in the context of the Finnish ECEC system - Maiju Paananen and Anna Pauliina Rainio Editorial Provocations: Engaging readers and extending thinking - Nicola Stobbs Coda: Thinking forward - Michael Reed and Alma Fleet
Sophie Alcock is senior lecturer in Education at the University of Wellington, New Zealand. Nicola Stobbs is a senior lecturer at the Department for Children & Families, University of Worcester, UK.