Children and the COVID-19 Lockdown: From Child Perspectives to Children’s Perspectives

By Jaakko Hilppö, Anna Rainio, Antti Rajala, and Lasse Lipponen Do adults’ attempts at representing children’s worlds really capture what is important to them? If so, whose worlds are they? What we have paid attention to in the Finnish discussions is that the voices of small children are often missing. Emma has been bullied at school since first grade, and bullying has been both mental … Continue reading Children and the COVID-19 Lockdown: From Child Perspectives to Children’s Perspectives

Power play: Explorando y empujando fronteras en una escuela en Tejas through a multilingual play-based early learning curriculum

by Tim Kinard, Jesse Gainer, Mary Esther Soto Huerta, New York, Peter Lang, 2018, 242 pp. ISBN 978-1-4331-3415-9, $166 (hardback), ISBN 978-1-4331-3414-2, $44 (paperback), ISBN 978-1-4331-4521-6, $58 (eBook) Book Review written by Julia Pfitzer In Power Play: Explorando y empujando fronteras en una escuela en Tejas through a multilingual play-based early learning curriculum (2018), the authors make a compelling argument for learning through and within play. Each of the … Continue reading Power play: Explorando y empujando fronteras en una escuela en Tejas through a multilingual play-based early learning curriculum