Browsing by Author "Peters, Sally"

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  • Exploring children’s perspectives: Multiple ways of seeing and knowing the child

    Peters, Sally; Kelly, Janette (Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Research, University of Waikato, 2015)
    This article focuses on human development in the early years, and the challenges for teachers and researchers in seeking to explore young children’s perspectives. The current interest in listening to children’s voices sits ...
  • Fostering children’s working theories: pedagogic issues and dilemmas in New Zealand

    Peters, Sally; Davis, Keryn (Routledge, 2011)
    Working theories and learning dispositions are key learning outcomes in the early childhood curriculum in New Zealand. However, while there has been a focus on learning dispositions in recent years, less is known about the ...
  • Growing islands of interest: nurturing the development of young children’s working theories

    Davis, Keryn; Peters, Sally; White, Eleanor (Inter-Disciplinary Press, 2012)
    This presentation draws on the work from a 2-year collaborative practitioner research project, Moments of wonder, every day events: how are young children theorising and making sense of their world. The project aimed to ...
  • Introduction

    Peters, Sally (Taylor & Francis Group, 2011)
    This special edition of Early Years draws on research from Aotearoa New Zealand and comprises six papers that shed light on both the policy context and the curriculum in action. This focus on New Zealand is timely as New ...
  • Literature review: Transition from early childhood education to school

    Peters, Sally (The Ministry of Education, 2010-07)
    The review’s purpose was to deepen understanding of transition to school by critically analysing research literature. The focus was on what successful transitions to school look like, the factors that play a role in how ...