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Table Of Contents

Why we studied children learning
How we carried out this study
Learning at home: play, games, stories and ‘lessons’
Learning at home: living and talking together
The puzzling mind of the four-year-old
Working-class verbal deprivation: myth or reality?
An afternoon with Donna and her mother
How the children fared at nursery school
The working-class girls, including Donna, at school
The gap between home and nursery school
Young children learning
Statistical appendix
Notes
Index of Children
General Index
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Young Children Learning

Young Children Learning

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This fascinating account of an unusual research project challengesmany assumptions about how young children learn and how best toteach them. In particular it turns upside-down the commonly heldbelief that professionals know better than parents how to educateand bring up children; and it throws doubt on the theory thatworking-class children underachieve at school because of a languagedeficit at home. The second edition of this bestselling textincludes a new introduction by Judy Dunn.

Fascinating account of an unusual research project challengesmany assumptions about how young children.
Turns upside-down the commonly held belief that professionalsknow better than parents how to educate and bring upchildren.
Throws doubt on the theory that working-class childrenunderachieve at school because of a language deficit at home.
The authors' evidence is the children's own conversations whichare quoted extensively and are delightful.
The second edition of this bestselling text includes anintroduction by Judy Dunn.
This fascinating account of an unusual research project challengesmany assumptions about how young children learn and how best toteach them. In particular it turns upside-down the commonly heldbelief that professionals know better than parents how to educateand bring up children; and it throws doubt on the theory thatworking-class children underachieve at school because of a languagedeficit at home. The second edition of this bestselling textincludes a new introduction by Judy Dunn.

Fascinating account of an unusual research project challengesmany assumptions about how young children.
Turns upside-down the commonly held belief that professionalsknow better than parents how to educate and bring upchildren.
Throws doubt on the theory that working-class childrenunderachieve at school because of a language deficit at home.
The authors' evidence is the children's own conversations whichare quoted extensively and are delightful.
The second edition of this bestselling text includes anintroduction by Judy Dunn.

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