young children’s play in online virtual worlds

@article{Marsh2010youngCP,
  title={young children’s play in online virtual worlds},
  author={Jackie Marsh},
  journal={Journal of Early Childhood Research},
  year={2010},
  volume={8},
  pages={23 - 39}
}
  • J. Marsh
  • Published 1 February 2010
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Early Childhood Research
Virtual worlds for children are becoming increasingly popular, and yet there are few accounts of children’s use of these worlds. Young children are spending increasing amounts of time online as technology continues to create significant changes in social and cultural practices in the 21st century. Some of children's online interactions can be categorized as playful in nature; however, play and technology are frequently positioned as oppositional. In this article, I explore the tensions… 
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