Thinking about Pedagogy in Early Childhood Education is an accessible, innovative series which explores early childhood education across a range of issues, locations and sectors. Titles in the series will be essential critical companions for study, inspiring students to improve their professionalism, knowledge and thinking skills by illustrating effective practice and encouraging critical questioning. This approach also invites the reader to construct knowledge based on personal and professional reflection, self-directed learning and underpins higher order learning skills.
Laurie Kocher is a faculty member in the Department of Early Childhood Care and Education, Capilano University, Canada.
Catherine Patterson is Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Early Childhood, Department of Educational Studies, Macquarie University, Australia.