Understanding the World Bibliography

People and Places

Diane (2019) Utilising place-based learning through local contexts to develop agents of change in Early Childhood Education for Sustainability, Education 3-13, 47:8, 983-997, DOI: 10.1080/03004279.2018.1551413

Hales, Alison (2015) Learning in the early years through local people and places: Developing historical concepts in the early years foundation stage. Primary History, 70. pp. 6-8.

Luff, P. (2018) Early childhood education for sustainability: origins and inspirations in the work of John Dewey, Education 3-13, 46:4, 447-455, DOI: 10.1080/03004279.2018.1445484

The World

Marshall, P.J., & Brenneman, K. (2016) Young Children’s Developing Understanding of the Biological World, Early Education and Development, 27:8, 1103-1108, DOI: 10.1080/10409289.2016.1220772







Arnott, L. (2016) An Ecological Exploration of Young Children’s Digital Play: Framing Children’s Social Experiences with Technologies in Early Childhood, Early Years, 36(3), pp. 271-288.

Edwards, S. (2013) Digital Play in the Early Years: A Contextual Response to the Problem of Integrating Technologies and Play-Based Pedagogies in the Early Childhood Curriculum, European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 21(2), pp. 199-212.

Edwards, S., Henderson, M., Gronn, D., Scott, A., & Mirkhil, M. (2017). Digital disconnect or digital difference? A socio-ecological perspective on young children’s technology use in the home and the early childhood centre. Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 26(1), 1–17. doi:10.1080/1475939X.2016.1152291

Fleer, M. (2017) Digital Pedagogy: How Teachers Support Digital Play in the Early Years, In Arnott, L. (Ed) Digital Technologies and Learning in the Early Years, London: SAGE Publications.

Ludgate, S. (2019) Pedagogical approaches surrounding the touchscreen: The child and practitioner perspective, Global Studies of Childhood, 9(4): 318-334. DOI https://doi.org/10.1177%2F2043610619871302.

Marsh, J., Kontovourki, S., Tafa, E. and Salomaa, S. (2017) Developing Digital Literacy in Early Years Settings: Professional Development Needs for Practitioners. A White Paper for COST Action IS1410 [online], Available at http://digilitey.eu/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/WG2-LR-jan-2017.pdf [Accessed March 2017].