Play in the primary school classroom? The experience of teachers supporting children’s learning through a new pedagogy

@article{Martlew2011PlayIT,
  title={Play in the primary school classroom? The experience of teachers supporting children’s learning through a new pedagogy},
  author={J. Martlew and C. Stephen and J. Ellis},
  journal={Early Years},
  year={2011},
  volume={31},
  pages={71 - 83}
}
In Scotland in recent years there has been growing interest in a more play‐based pedagogy commonly described as Active Learning. The research reported in this article is an exploration of moves towards creating an active play‐based learning environment in six Primary 1 classrooms in Scotland and is concerned with (i) the children’s experiences in such a play‐based active learning environment in school and (ii) their teachers’ perspectives on this pedagogical innovation and their roles in… Expand
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