- xvii, 218 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
- Additional Authors
- McGuinness, Carol,McMillan, DorothyWalsh, Glenda,
- Includes bibliographical references and index.Section 1: Principles of playful teaching and learning -- 1. Why playful teaching and learning? / Glenda Walsh -- 2. Mental models of playful practice: digging deeper / Liz Sproule -- 3. Pillars of practice for playful teaching and learning / Glenda Walsh -- Section 2: Playful teaching and learning across the curriculum -- 4. Playful thinking in action: tools for cultivating children's thinking / Carol McGuinness -- 5. Playful pedagogies in early childhood mathematics / Ross O Corrain and Liz Dunphy -- 6. Playful approaches to literacy / Catherine Gilliland -- 7. Growing the child in the playful setting / Marion Dowling and Glenda Walsh -- 8. Playful learning in natural outdoor environments / Richard Greenwood -- 9. ICT made playful / Christine Stephen -- 10. Playful approaches to science and technology / Andrea Doberty and John McCullagh -- Section 3: The role of the playful professional -- 11. Hopeful intentions: planning for playful teaching and learning / Jacqueline Fallon -- 12. Assessment withing the playful teaching and learning experience / Glenda Walsh and Liz Sproule -- 13. Towards the playful professional / Dorothy McMillan.