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Table of Contents PROLOGUE 1. Why Play = Learning: A Call for Change Roberta M. Golinkoff Kathryn A. Hirsh-Pasek Dorothy G. Singer CHALLENGES TO PLAY 2. The Cognitive Child vs. the Whole Child: Lessons from 40 Years of Head Start Edward F. Zigler Sandra J. Bishop-Josef 3. The Role of Recess in Primary School Anthony D. Pellegrini Robyn M. Holmes SCHOOL READINESS - SCHOOL STANDARDS 4. Standards, Science, and the Role of Play in Early Literacy Education James F. Christie Kathleen A. Roskos 5. Make-Believe Play: Wellspring for Development of Self-Regulation Laura E. Berk Trisha D. Mann Amy T. Ogan 6. 'My Magic Story Car': Video-Based Play Intervention to Strengthen Emergent Literacy of At-risk Preschoolers Harvey F. Bellin Dorothy G. Singer 7. Narrative play and emergent literacy: Storytelling and story-acting meets journal writing Ageliki Nicolopoulou Judith McDowell Carolyn Brockmeyer 8. Mathematical play and playful mathematics: A guide for early education Herbert P. Ginsburg MEDIA AND COMPUTERS 9. Media Use by Infants and Toddlers: A Potential for Play Deborah S. Weber 10. Computer as Paint Brush: Technology, Play, and the Creative Society Mitchel Resnick PLAY WITH DYSFUNCTIONAL CHILDREN 11. Pretend Play and Emotion Learning in Traumatized Mothers and Children Wendy Haight James Black Teresa Jacobsen Kathryn Sheridan 12. Play and Autism: Facilitating Symbolic Understanding Melissa Allen Preissler EPILOGUE 13. Learning to Play and Learning Through Play Jerome L. Singer Index Contributors
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Play -- Psychological aspects.
Play -- Social aspects.