""the book shows quite powerfully ...how a well-resourced and
flexible learning environment can be exploited by children to
channel their interests and expand their understanding... As well
as contributing to our understanding of learning, it should also
serve... to inform debate about gaining children's consent in the
research process." Early Years"
This book is about Harry, a determined little boy, who is
intrinsically motivated to explore his world from an early age. His
parents and grandparents find him so fascinating that they keep a
written and video diary of Harry's play from when he is 8 months to
five years. The author offers theories about how children learn and
applies the theories to the observations of Harry.
The book demonstrates how effectively Harry accesses each area of
the curriculum through his interests. It shows how Harry develops
coping strategies when the family experiences major changes. It
also highlights the contribution made by Harry's parents and his
early years educators to his early education. Much of what we learn
about Harry's early learning can be applied to many other young
This book about one child's early development and learning will be
of interest to all who are fascinated by how young children learn -
nursery practitioners, early years teachers, parents, students and
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