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Rethinking Readiness in Early Childhood Education

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    Chapter 1 A Cultural History of “Readiness” in Early Childhood Care and Education: Are There Still Culturally Relevant, Ethical, and Imaginative Spaces for Learning Open for Young Children and Their Families?
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    Chapter 2 Ready for School? Lessons from a Sociohistorical Investigation into Mechanisms of Preparation and Classification of Children for Primary School from 1911 to 1979
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    Chapter 3 Something Isn’t Right: Deconstructing Readiness with Parents, Teachers, and Children
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    Chapter 4 The Early Development Instrument: A Bioecological View of School Readiness
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    Chapter 5 “Daddy, Look At the Video I Made on My iPad!”: Reconceptualizing “Readiness” in the Digital Age
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    Chapter 6 Cracking the Walls of the Education Matrix: Are you Ready to Educate Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students?
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    Chapter 7 “Are You My Dawg?”: Socially and Politically Marginalized Children Desiring to Be Seen and Valued by Their Teachers
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    Chapter 8 Rethinking the Discourse of Readiness in Preschool
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    Chapter 9 Transition to School: Times of Opportunity, Expectation, Aspiration, and Entitlement
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    Chapter 10 “Who They Are and What They Have to Say Matters …”: How an Emergent Preschool Experience Shapes Children’s Navigation of Kindergarten
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    Chapter 11 Puffins, Butterflies, and Clouds in the Preschool: The Importance of Wonder
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    Chapter 12 Juan, Melina, and Friends: Guides for Reconceptualizing Readiness
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    Chapter 13 Inserting Postmodern Epistemological Perspectives into Discourse on Readiness: Privileging Assets, Capacity Building, and Diversity to Increase Equity
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    Chapter 14 Reimagining Possible Worlds for Young Children
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Rethinking Readiness in Early Childhood Education
Published by
Palgrave Macmillan US, January 2015
DOI 10.1057/9781137485120
978-1-349-50359-9, 978-1-137-48512-0, 978-1-137-48511-3

Iorio, Jeanne Marie, Parnell, Will


J. Iorio, W. Parnell

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Country Count As %
Unknown 12 100%

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Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 4 33%
Student > Ph. D. Student 2 17%
Student > Doctoral Student 1 8%
Lecturer 1 8%
Librarian 1 8%
Other 2 17%
Unknown 1 8%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 7 58%
Psychology 2 17%
Unspecified 1 8%
Medicine and Dentistry 1 8%
Unknown 1 8%