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Working theories in ECE

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Working theories

An introduction to the concept of working theories and their implications for curriculum design in ECE programmes.

Working with working theories: the teacher’s role

A closer look at the role of the teacher in promoting and supporting the development of children’s working theories in ECE.


Enriching children’s working theories

Dr Daniel Lovatt (Aro Arataki Early Childhood Centre) and Dr Vicki Hargraves discuss how children use working theories to make sense of their world, and offer practical advice for teachers



Supporting and extending children’s working theories

Key insights from our webinar with Daniel Lovatt on enriching children's working theories in early childhood settings.

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